2014 CGIU Progress Report

We are so honored to have our work featured during the meeting Breaking Bad: Education Behind Bars at CGIU 2014!!

Thank you for your support this year. We couldn’t have done it without you! Your views and comments mean so much to us and to the people we work with. We hope you continue to share the words of poets behind bars, teaching, reviving, and reaching out in your own way.

Poetry Post #13: When Angels Dare

When Angels Dare by R. Miranda
PoemWhereAngelsDare

About the author: R. Miranda has been featured in the second poem, “Seesaw.” In person, he is a large, barrel chested man who beat Danny Trejo during a bench pressing contest. His introspective poems about prison life were brought to life when he performed this poem for the Prisoner’s Poetry group at the Oregon State Penitentiary Poetry Slam night.

Poetry Post #12: Change Your Ways

Change Your Ways by Jacob Greenlee

PoemChangeYourWays

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About the Author: Jacob “Creeper” Greenlee has been a part of Prisoner’s Poetry since the start. He has truly embraced poetry as an art form of self expression. He has been featured in Willamette University’s Prisoner’s Poetry video. Currently, he is a continuing student and hopes to incorporate poetry in his life after his time in the Oregon State Penitentiary.