The following is a poem by an adult in custody at EOCI.
Darkness and loneliness fill my cell, with pain and fear to great to yell.
I wait for the mailman to deliver to me, as I wipe away tears that no one will see.
I pray so sincere with my head raised above; “Please God, soon send a letter of love”.
I long to gaze upon pages so dear with riches to bring my loves one’s near.
Words of diamonds on pages of gold, a message from heaven as their story is told.
“We love you! Miss you! And pray you will be free.” A treasure filled envelope just for me.
Please bring memories of joy I once knew, family, friends, and things I would do.
The Darkness and pain of my cell will prevail, as my name again was not called for mail….