Stealing pens
June 2020 | The Annual Prison Issue

Stealing pens

I feel a bit embarrassed that old behavior (snatching what I want) is still so close to the surface, even after a number of years in the program.

Not long ago, I was leaving one of the last meetings of a round-up weekend when I spotted several pens on a table. I liked how the pens fit in my hand, so I snapped one of them up without even thinking about it...until I was halfway to the parking lot.

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