One day each year, nurses march out to all the housing units and offer each of us a flu shot. Today, about half the inmates said "no" for fear of the conspiracies they've been listening to. I said "yes" and took the shot. My left shoulder is sore where they injected me.
Paul Pommells has been an inmate of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for more than twenty years, and has learned much about himself, his fellow inmates, and where one can find the hope and power to change.
Paul and other inmates & friends bare their souls in words here.