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I’m going to have to face the Judgment that is coming. Judgment for my past sins I have committed. The pain I caused, the pouring out of my own heart towards women. However, women won’t take it. Why won’t they take it? Because someone already claimed it or something. 

COVID-19, a plague that attacks the respiratory system. I can’t run, I can’t hide, and I can’t escape, because I am in prison. COVID-19 got me trapped. My greatest fear might come true, dying in prison. I was already in a mental prison, now I’m going to die mentally in prison. 

God why? Why every time I get close to people that mean so much to me, they leave? Or COVID-19, she comes out of nowhere, to take the people that mean so much to me? God? Does Ray Ray die in prison? Is this where my chapter ends? No, it’s not, they’ll have a vaccine, right God? Or will it already be too late? Ray Ray killed by COVID-19, dreams shattered, couldn’t have a family. Came a long way on this journey, just to die. 

Well… I guess it was…


Disclaimer: The views in this article are those of the author. Prison Journalism Project has verified the writer’s identity and basic facts such as the names of institutions mentioned.

Raiveon “Ray Ray” Wooden is a writer incarcerated in California.