Young Trouble

Oct 25, 2019

When I was panhandling in the bank. I was begging for money in the bank. And somebody must have called the police because I was drinking an open container with beer. It was 8 years ago. They made me…I had to wait for the judge in the morning so I had to sleep overnight in jail. They gave me a cheese sandwich for breakfast. My first time I was in jail. I didn’t do nothing, I didn’t know. Let me go. I paid the bill. Everything’s alright now. 

Did you ever get in trouble as a kid?

Shoplifting, but I never got caught. When I was hungry. I was hungry, that’s the only time I stole. I never stole from my friends or family. Oh I used to steal from my mom, but she never gave me allowance. I went to Church, and I’d take from the what you call it. And I said I’m sorry that I did that, but I didn’t have no allowance, I didn’t have any money.

My brother used to take me to museums. That was nice. To the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Natural History. He would say, “Make sure you read all these things.”  He used to take me to different things and read everything. But I I got a bad memory from drinking all these years and I forget things I gotta write them down. I need a memo book. Yeah I need a calendar and a memo.