A prisoner speaks on what its like in prison, his thoughts on Prisoners' Justice Day and shares some short poems that he has written.
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William John Pabts, is a prisoner with a 2 year sentence on drug related charges. John is a father of 6 children, and had worked in the past as a Greyhound driver, then a truck driver for a total of 20 years.
He was released to a half-way house, only to be sent inside again for a parole violation.
He writes short little poems to try to break away from the day to day monotony of prison life. In tracks 3 to 7 are recordings of some of these poems. Some poems are preceded with explanations, to put them into context.
John Pabts, a prisoner in Quebec speaks on Prisoners' Justice Day, some of his experiences in prison. He speaks on boredom in prison, CSC, and more...
John Pabts speaks about being in jail and what he does to combat boredom, his time in a maximum security prison, while being assessed, his time in a half-way house, parole, problems finding employment, no programs available, etc.
A poem called "Jail House Blues"
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