shutterstock_86779999Open Your Eyes
Open Your Eyes my Son
A New Universe has Begun
And the sufferings of this One shall soon be Done
Open Your Eyes little One
Open Your Eyes! Open Your Eyes!
And let the Earth be my Witness, as I utter these words;
‘Father, forgive them, cause they know not what they have Done!”

The above poem, I wrote from solitary confinement at Ringerike Prison in Norway. When I wrote it, I had spent more than 2 months in solitary confinement, punished for a crime I had never done …

A couple of minutes afterwards, my paper had tears all over, and I spent the rest of the day crying, alone, in Solitary Confinement, at Ringerike Prison …

Open Your Eyes!