The Fourth Wall

11/27/2020 Colin McGregor 0

It’s a short walk on a warm sunny day. Perhaps 30 meters along a pleasant walkway, all uphill. On either side, green grass; some tall, leafy trees; and some summers, a flower bed. The smell of a fresh-cut lawn. Colors that aren’t all shades of […] See more

Dreams and Suicide in Prison

11/20/2020 Colin McGregor 0

I awake in a sweat, dazed and disoriented. I turn my pillow over to the dry, cold side underneath, and think: a few seconds ago, I was walking along Sherbrooke Street on a sunny summer’s day, rummaging through second-hand bookstores. Not now. My eyes adjust […] See more

Scabies! The Unwelcome Guest

04/20/2020 Colin McGregor 0

This happened when I was imprisoned, on a transfer from one jail to another, temporarily in a holding facility for transferees. By Colin McGregor, Prison CFF de Laval Laying on the upper bunk of a 10 x 7 foot prison cell, I was itching like […] See more