Singing Bird #Senryu

Knowledge bounds forth cause,

Inmates on lockdown, cept for

The crooning bird’s cell


TheMiniTroubadoura 2019

Snitches get stiches……    

-Inmate 223454

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  1. “Snitches get stitches…” oh, that’s a marvelous statement! Wow… your Senryu reads like a movie. I can see it all playing out in my mind. I love your day job. We need more poetry in our lives and I love that you are doing it. ❤

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  2. Hi, Ursula–This makes me think, “I know why the caged bird sings. . .”

    I’m working on a reference book on sexual harassment for ABC-CLIO. It follows a strict format, and one chapter includes essays by other people. I’d love to have one by or about a woman (or man) in jail or prison. Or if you have your own story. . .here’s more info:

    Also–a pseudonym can be used for publication, but I need a real name for the contact.


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