Prison life

We've heard that those in prisons,

Tuesday, 22nd November 2016, 8:18 am
Updated Tuesday, 22nd November 2016, 11:06 am

All have televisions,

And we don’t expect it to be so sweet and nice.

But some prison visitors

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Told us inquisitors

Few deserve to pay the awful price.

These words were also spoken

About the scared and broken,

By a man who sometimes works on the inside.

That a great per cent

Have bad mental health,

Or had substances on which they once relied.

Mary Treveil,

Ardrossan Road,

Hartlepool.