First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter, Apr. 2020

Previous: First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter, 3.21.20 WELCOME to the April edition of First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter that addresses Idaho Corrections concerns. Brought to you by the Captive Perspective and made available at bookofirving82431.com. This publication provides an insider’s look at issues affecting the Idaho Department of Correction’s community. If you wish … Continue reading “First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter, Apr. 2020”

First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter (Special Alert: Coronavirus Emergency)

Previous: First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter, Mar 2020 WELCOME to the IDOC IS NOT PREPARED FOR THE CORONAVIRUS issue of First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter that addresses Idaho Corrections concerns. Brought to you by the Captive Perspective and made available at bookofirving82431.com. This publication provides an insider’s look at issues affecting the Idaho … Continue reading “First Amend This!: An IDOC Newsletter (Special Alert: Coronavirus Emergency)”

Litigation Interests? Please View

2-21-20 March 19th will mark one year since the Idaho Department of Correction transferred me from their contract facility in Texas for presenting organized group complaints to the Texas Commission on Jail Standards, and appearing in articles where Idaho media was critical of their GEO Group arrangement. While IDOC has asserted in a memo that … Continue reading “Litigation Interests? Please View”

How To Get Evicted From Prison, No. 1

FRIDAY’S 4 o’clock news in Boise coincides with an inmate count at the Idaho State Correctional Center the day it’s announced that a group of inmates will be transferred to a county facility in Texas. A Correctional Officer appears with a cart outside my door immediately after the news brief. “You’re adios’ed amigo. Pack it … Continue reading “How To Get Evicted From Prison, No. 1”

A Very Geo Group Thanksgiving

Licentious Intentions: A Shipwreck (the dirty mick) Series, No. 1

I’m in between jobs is another way of saying I’m making attempts to infiltrate the gainfully employed. The older I get the harder it is to explain myself. My work history is creative. My taxes are non-existent. My travels: unique and frequent. My searchables are becoming an issue. Making shit up never use to be … Continue reading “Licentious Intentions: A Shipwreck (the dirty mick) Series, No. 1”

The Congener Interludes, Op. 1: Sonatina of Intrigue, No. 1

I wake up stiff and dehydrated, with questionable bruising — telltale signs of a drunken battle the night before. My feet find ground and close the distance to the bathroom so I can fix the leak that woke me up. Sleepy hand-eye coordination is no match for that stubborn sprocket. By the time the leaking … Continue reading “The Congener Interludes, Op. 1: Sonatina of Intrigue, No. 1”

Interpreting the Legend of Monte Hansen

This is a story about miracles of nature. Our focus is usually on the grace and beauty of how the people we love come into being. This work illustrates the tracking of a spectacular piece of shit to the intricacies involved in their likely arrival. It’s mischief night. The eve of Halloween. A day well … Continue reading “Interpreting the Legend of Monte Hansen”

Brandelion

Once upon a time, in a perfect valley of perfect trees, an ugly, clumsy creature crawled out from a cave to be under a perfectly shining sun. He saw the sun and wondered why it shined so bright. He saw the flowers and trees and wondered how they could be made to look so nice. … Continue reading “Brandelion”

The Legend of Monte Hansen

History prepares us to expect arrivals of the celestial fashion. Delivers the bumbling flight of a stork to an enchanted river, where one may float majestically – cushioned and bundled, on a woven vessel of faggot – to appear of miraculous conception. The prophets we birth with our wonder, not oft do they emerge of … Continue reading “The Legend of Monte Hansen”