Louisiana State Penitentiary, Angola, 1997 To highway-road, to rock-build. To tree-split, fence-string, hammer. Prisoner porter, prisoner freight. To hammer, to hammer. You hold bags open, you funnel the sand. You tie them closed and load here, to the truckbed. Prisoner faithful, prison of storms. To harbor and winnow, to salvage. Your mothers unmothered, you bolster. […]