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Holmesburg Prison (Philadelphia, PA) | Empty Words

Brown cell, Holmesburg Prison, Philadelphia PA | Abandoned America by Matthew Christopher
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“Death as the destruction of all things no longer had meaning when life was revealed to be a fatuous sequence of empty words, the hollow jingle of a jester’s cap and bells.”

~ Foucault

Photograph taken at Holmesburg Prison, Philadelphia PA by Matthew Christopher of Abandoned America.

If you'd like to learn more about this location, it is a featured chapter in the new Abandoned America book Abandoned America: The Age of Consequences. Signed copies are available through my website, or you can find (unsigned) copies available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and many other online booksellers across the globe.