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 John Pabts
 Dee  
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A prisoner speaks on what its like in prison, his thoughts on Prisoners' Justice Day and shares some short poems that he has written.
Producer: Dee dee_lecomte@hotmail.com
Uploaded by: Dee dee_lecomte@hotmail.com
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.

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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...  00:07:36  64Kbps mp3
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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.  00:05:23  64Kbps mp3
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A poem called "Jail House Blues"  00:01:37  64Kbps mp3
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A poem called "Prison Life is for Me" (a satirical poem)  00:01:20  64Kbps mp3
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A poem called "Crime Equals Time"  00:01:15  64Kbps mp3
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A poem called "Unwanted Time"  00:01:37  64Kbps mp3
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A poem called "Jailhouse Poet"  00:00:38  64Kbps mp3
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