This Place


Ellis, Rodney, Hecate


I sit in a place where a lot of people are afraid to come to, this place I can only see out of. This place with barbed wire and razor wire that stands 12 feet high and has bars. I come here for a crime I have done and I'm ashamed of it and this place, a place I have gotten all of my freedom taken away.

I sit in this place and think of what could have been, but I sit and think, think of loved ones, family and only wish things had not went wrong. This place that has got four walls, you must be in bed by 7.30pm up by 7.15am.

I sit in this place at lock-up 7.30 pm and think, think of things over and over. Why and how I ended up in this place. This place that has got a fence 8 foot high to look at day in day out. I only wish I was on the other side of that fence.

I sit in this place thinking of the time I must do. …

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