Inmates seek the wisdom of Buddhism. Monk starts a poetry group inside the prison. Poets publish a book and donate the proceeds to Family Connection. Poet Lawrence Diggs joins Dakota Midday to tell the story.
The book is called “Prose and Cons: Poetic views from inmates detained by the South Dakota Department of Corrections."
South Dakota State Poetry Society Board Member Lawrence Diggs talks with host Lori Walsh about how poetry can expose our flaws, allowing the chance to fix them before being punished for them.