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Our turmoil consists of constant mechanical movements.

Trained when to eat, trained how to eat.

Cells open.

Trained when to move, trained how to move. Similar to cattle.
We are the new age contemporary slaves of the system.

Overflowing penile institutions by means of coercive mobility unawareness.

Open your windows to the soul and behold surplus labor manifestation, where the monthly income is equivalent to the free world’s hourly minimum, and corrections headquarters have capitalism on lockdown. Ironically we eat like communists, therefore single-man enterprises survive off the black market inflation.

The systematic conglomerate recognized slender threads of individualism, thus humane apparel was revoked.

Now we’re coerced into manufacturing generic state property garments to accomplish their vision of unconditional complete control.

It’s apparent we are being sculptured, resembling robotic clones.

Mission accomplished.

We remain the target, penetrated by an everlasting, ceaseless clip of ignorant stigma, fueled by some pessimistic narrative believing that we are all inferior, untrustworthy, unrehabilitable, thieving, murdering, parasitic drug addicts.

Officer overseer should take a gander through the kaleidoscope’s optimistic lens aimed towards a population overwhelmed with scholastic intellectuals, immigration lobbyists, artistas, poetas, attorneys, musicians, public enemy-minded civil rights activists, PhD’s, M.D.’s and Che Guevara-inspired revolutionaries! Just to say the least…

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Paul Fuentes

Paul Fuentes is a Latino writer of Argentine descent, who is incarcerated in Washington. He was born and raised in New York, but has spent half of his life in the Seattle area. He describes himself as a nostalgic-music-loving, culture appreciating, humorous personality who is preparing for re-entry through higher learning, mentoring and physical fitness. A current committee/advisory board member of the Latino Development Organization, he is hoping to pursue a future in prison reform and immigration activism.