Prison - Prison As I walk through the narrow hallway with...

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Prison As I walk through the narrow hallway with my only worldly belongings being reduced to a thin white sheet, a pillow and a hard rough comforter covered with stains of blood never to be washed out. Feeling as if I am in a strange deserted land surrounded by blood thirsty wolves in cages waiting to see the slightest flinch to trigger the attack on my innocent fragile body. Soon as I walked in I felt as if I was trapped in the hot dampness of death breathing this air, which was strong as ammonia almost was overwhelmed me as if I was hit with a punch by Tyson . My lungs gasping for fresh air but there was none to be found. As I get to the end of the hallway I slow down to enter this cell. This 5 x 10 x 10 cell, where two men must rub elbows for weeks, months, even years, creates mental sickness; a psychological condition that makes the most peaceful person irritable , angry, furious and absolutely desperate. His perspective capacity shrinks until he sees only his cellmates faults, while his good qualities are no longer recognized. Being locked up like this dehumanizes, degrades and tears down whatever good qualities a man has left. In addition being, a "first timer" also experiences apprehension, fear of the unknown, being observed by peers, being tested by both peers and administration, loneliness and rejection, getting adjusted to a hostile and unnatural environment. The type of crime a person commits has different effects on the way he or she serves his time. Child
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