David W. McDaniel is a writer incarcerated in FCI-Ashland in Kentucky. He enjoys writing poetry, short stories, and faith-based works. He was born and raised with ten sisters and two brothers in rural Appalachia. He is currently working toward his degree in pastoral counseling with a minor in addictive behavior treatment. Wayne Daniels is a pseudonym for the writer, who has requested that his name be withhold for fear of reprisal.