Chapter OnePolunsky Unit, Huntsville, Texas
The way I see it, it’s the people you least expect,
the people the rest of theworld walk right by, maybe even turn away from, who know about the meaningof life, and by that I mean the world beyond this one and all those strings thatconnect us to it. I know now that Calvery was one of those people.I was an addict and a liar, but Calvery entrusted me with his dying wish. Me. A
guy so lost a bloodhound couldn’t find me. At the time, I thought he was nuts.
Now, I think maybe the Divine did have something to do with it.While doing time for one too many parole violations, all drug offenses, Imopped floors all over Polunsky, including death row. Each time I headed over
there, good ol’ Spud, the Boss responsible for setting me up with my job as