I am master; I can never truly reveal my art;

I am artist, only I can perceive my masterpiece.

I am a magician; I will never reveal my trick;

I am a trickster. I perform elusive magic.

I am of virtue, I am worthy meritoriously;

I am of merit, this commence of great virtue.

I am a leader, I adhere the chain of commands;

I command with a compelled spirit, this makes for great


I am a scholar, I attain by digging my wit;

I am quick-witted, my erudition is defined scholastically.

I am a good listener, I observe before making an oration;

I will become a great orator by careful listening.

I hope to inspire, I will start with aspiration;

My will to aspire will one day gain inspiration.

I am brave by encountering my fears;

This makes me fearless, I counter with bravery.

I am important, I cherish all wealthily;

Once I am wealthy, I will acknowledge the importunate.

I am labeled an enemy, although I am quite friendly;

I am also ones’ friend, I may be ones enemy.

I am generous—Seek and will present with charity;

Because I am charitable, I give and donate generously.

I am considerate and Vigilant by great writing;

I am a writer, I will edit and re-edit.

I would like to brake and provide for mankind;

Most of all…I am a man, I will bring home the bacon.

By: Kue Lao K91134

DVI State Prison

P.O. Box 600

Tracy. CA 05378

“64% of California’s jail population is awaiting trial or sentencing as of December 2016.” Most remain in pretrial custody because they cannot afford bail. Jail Profile Survey, http://www.bscc.ca.gov/

PPI’s “Correctional Control: Incarceration and Supervision by State” is the first report to aggregate data on all types of correctional control nationwide.

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