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Jail Poems | Examples of Jail Poetry

Jail Poems. Below are examples of jail poems. This list of jail poems is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of jail poems or a list of jail poetry. These examples illustrate what jail poems look like. There is also a link below to the definition of jail and a page where you can discuss it.

List of Jail Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Pains' Joy Jennings, CayCay Rhyme jail, depression, joy,
See through my eyes A. Sharma, Dr. Upma Free verse jail, children, deep, emotions,
Premium Member Poem Complete Idiocy Horn, James Couplet jail, funny, humorous,
Trisha Lynn Menser, Tina Free verse jail, absence, bio,
TILL THE WIND BLOWS DOWN A THOUSAND WILLOWS Daudi, Titus Romanticism jail, absence, desire, loneliness, lonely,
Premium Member Poem You can't hurt us now human rights violation contest One, Silent Free verse jail, abuse,
SILLY GIRL carter, carron Free verse jail, beauty, death of a
Premium Member Poem Band of gold Bryant, Sarah Free verse jail, absence, heartbreak, heartbroken, longing,
STORM CHASER Ngoma, Thabang Rhyme jail, abuse, loss, sister,
Jared from Subway bauer, ilene Rhyme jail, celebrity,
Greater Consciousness Johannes, Edward Rhyme jail, change, destiny, future, humanity,
Premium Member Poem The Elegy Rose, Mystic Free verse jail, memory,
Premium Member Poem New Blood Campbell, Barbara Rhyme jail, psychological,
Premium Member Poem Grim Tim williams, john Limerick jail, for children, humorous,
Premium Member Poem Bull Harrell, Toquyen Free verse jail, faith,
A Limey Creator alexander, nick Rhyme jail, betrayal, dark, death, goodbye,
Sunken Sailor Bowron, Jim Free verse jail, humor, word play,
Cowboy Heaven Lindsay, Bill Cowboy jail, cowboy, song,
Premium Member Poem The Goat That Lives Next Door Romaine, Neva Couplet jail, animal, farm, funny, humor,
Premium Member Poem Comfort Zone Tesfaye, Haile Rhyme jail, courage, inspiration, life, philosophy,
Nightmares johnson, curtis Prose Poetry jail, boyfriend, dark, daughter, love,
CAUGHT SENTENCE Faith, Edoja I do not know? jail, judgement, prison,
JESUS MAN dye, gary Free verse jail, bible,
Premium Member Poem The plight of blacks Harrell, Toquyen Free verse jail, faith,
Truth dye, gary Free verse jail, abuse,
Belfast Hero Cranney, Damian Verse jail, bullying, hero,
Stop the Madness Scott, Yolanda Rhyme jail, anger, betrayal,
Premium Member Poem A Limerician's Shrift Dietrich, Andrea Limerick jail, humorous,
Drugs ishmael, kasim Light Poetry jail, conflict, death, depression, truth,
Premium Member Poem rock and roll labeau, catherine Free verse jail, kindergarten,
Crash Gordon Aul, George Limerick jail, car,
Lonely Girl Payne, Tabitha Free verse jail, absence, depression, lonely,
Premium Member Poem Jail House Blues Hinshaw, Robert L. Footle jail, humorous,
Relate ANTHONY, ABED I do not know? jail, appreciation, pain, relationship, strength,
Premium Member Poem DEPRESSION Rockwell, Cindi Free verse jail, depression,
Ticking Lewis, TS Free verse jail, anti bullying, bible, black
Vengeance Of God - Part 2 johnson, randy Rhyme jail, dark, death, god, murder,
The Wanderer Gilbert, Aidan Free verse jail, feelings,
MIME johnson, randy Rhyme jail, funny, humor,
The Story of Joey Kent, Mike Narrative jail, abuse, funny, history, poetry,
Happy Father's Day johnson, curtis Prose Poetry jail, father,
Premium Member Poem Depth of Creation W-F, Theresa M. Hummingbird Free verse jail, beauty, how i feel,
That Crook Stole My Stolen Money johnson, randy Rhyme jail, funny, humor, money, truth,
Wino Town Mika-Stevens, Genevieve Quatrain jail, addiction, depression, drink, feelings,
Premium Member Poem A Requiem for Kalief Browder Thomas, FJ Rhyme jail, abuse, betrayal, corruption, discrimination,
Premium Member Poem Money Problems Davies, Ivor Rhyme jail, depression, feelings, health, stress,
My bones will finally get their cloak Cokolic, Sanja Free verse jail, life,
Sounds of the city streets The ugly drunken poet, Feo Verse jail, addiction, death, depression, life,
Premium Member Poem destined to fail campbell, mal I do not know? jail, truth,
guess who's back Duffy, Alex Free verse jail, deep, discrimination, emotions, fun,