Postcards: Men’s Central Jail


Sis, trust you’re well. Simple misdemeanants don’t pay parking tickets, sixty jumpy orange suits in cells meant for fifteen, I try to disappear among handfuls of loud proud more complex miscreants who made – or didn’t make — terrible decisions which led to wasted lives and provoke excessive force in here.


Gerard Sarnat has won the Poetry in the Arts First Place Award plus the Dorfman Prize and been nominated for Pushcarts. Gerry’s authored four collections: HOMELESS CHRONICLES from Abraham to Burning Man (2010), Disputes (2012), 17s (2014) and Melting The Ice King (2016)

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Sarah Leamy, MFA, is an award-winning author of both travel books and novels as well as a photographer, presenter, and a bit of a wanderer. She has lived in England, Germany, Spain, Guatemala and the Southwest of the US. She is the founder and editor of Wanderlust, a travel journal publishing international travel writing, photos and trip reports. Find out more at