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Prison Stories

Chinese Laundry

Most relationships in prison are transactional and Sing Sing is full of guys with swagger and street smarts

IIt’s almost six in the morning. I know this because the corrections officer bangs his clipboard on my bars to do his live count. I’m still groggy, so I mumble some shit so he knows I’m alive to make him go…



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M. Monsuri

Writer currently at Sing Sing Correctional Facility. Studying for my bachelor’s degree in behavioral science and playing the clarinet in my free time.