Waterways:Poetry in the Mainstream,February/March 1998
Ididn’t want to take a trial.I was scared to take a trial,so I took a year.Legal Aid told meImight get a two to six ifI lost the trial.That’s a lie.I could have got the maximum.Hejust wanted me to take the trial.
Lower East Side
,1988Sweet mothers,jail moms, with stomachs big and round,full ofso much lifein such a place,a state of barsand slamming doors,hard core times;young mothers,babes with babies,pretty moms,used and abused.Jailed mothers,hope your babies stay free..
Young Mothers in Jail