Mike Farris Jr.

Rookie (October 5,1975 / Franklin In)

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As you know, my Name is Mike Farris Jr.. I was convicted of a felony for drinking and operating a motor vehicle (Harley-Davidson) , and I was sent to prison in May of 2008 (I am now out) . While serving time in the department of correction I had to find some way of relieving the the mental strain of being locked up, so I decided to write my thoughts in poetry form on paper. I found that this came ... more »

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Passing The Time

PASSING THE TIME


I toss and turn
Try not to sleep
Woke up to piss
Cuz my bladder is weak
My mind is tired
But I can’t shut it down
I’m getting fat
Cuz I just lay around
Jail is a boring place to be
Unless there’s a fight between inmates
Or something good on the T.V.
Thinking of ways to abide my time
When I can’t sleep
I write on these lines
Sometimes good
Sometimes not
But paper and pencil
Are the tools I’ve got
After this I’ll lie back down
To rest my mind
And try to shut it down

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