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Jail Poems | Examples of Jail Poetry

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

List of Jail Poems

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Premium Member Poem Nigger Turner, Mark Rhyme jail, black african american,
Human Rights McGeachy, Gerrard Lyric jail, international,
Premium Member Poem Nicholas Street Jail Wings, Broken Narrative jail, scary,
Premium Member Poem ''Nicholas Street Jail'' Wings, Broken Narrative jail, history, prison, scary,
Premium Member Poem The Vamp Who Chickened Out Pruitt, Reta Rhyme jail, allusion, funny, humor,
spiderwoman x Quipty, Mr Free verse jail, character, feelings, judgement, kiss,
They say Me, Im Free verse jail, conflict, dream, education, freedom,
Premium Member Poem Girl Chaser Rigoler, Maurice Light Poetry jail, humor,
killing her song muhammad, zayid Free verse jail, prejudice, violence,
killing her song muhammad, zayid Free verse jail, prejudice, violence,
Night Trip Cornelius , Jeff Rhyme jail, deep, dream, emotions, family,
Premium Member Poem Darn Sciatic Loo, Laura Limerick jail, humorous, marriage,
Premium Member Poem Rant Canerdy, Janice Sonnet jail, anger, humor,
DOGS AND SMELL curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry jail, adventure, destiny,
Premium Member Poem Innocent death row inmate Raynes, Lewis Quatrain jail, death, horror,
Premium Member Poem The Car Not taken Canerdy, Janice Rhyme jail, corruption, humor,
Amanda Knox harris, matthew I do not know? jail, appreciation, boyfriend, conflict, corruption,
Premium Member Poem Winter Olympics 1994 Haight, Sandra Iambic Pentameter jail, horror, sports, winter,
I can never fail Oakley, Eric Rhyme jail, courage, deep, spiritual, sunshine,
Mother Goose Down On Skid Row Hauser , Mike Rhyme jail, nursery rhyme, , drug,
Trump for Contempt Horn Haiku Horn, James I do not know? jail, humorous,
BEING BLACK TAUGHT ME WELL curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry jail, abuse, adventure, betrayal,
Worse is what You Will See raymond, harmony Lyric jail, betrayal, fear, future, hate,
Must I Help Myself Worsen raymond, harmony Lyric jail, corruption, identity, lyric, psychological,
Hypocrisy ri, latoya Free verse jail, community, dark, religious, spoken
Through Their Eyes Bradfield, Larry Cowboy jail, humor,
Larry And Me Y., Alexis Couplet jail, heartbreak, lost love,
Our new leader August, Anthony Rhyme jail, patriotic, political,
SPEED TRAP Harris, Michael E. Rhyme jail, community, culture, for children,
Phoenix Roffey, James Narrative jail, girl, school,
Premium Member Poem Look Inside Warrior, Winged Lyric jail, abuse, discrimination, humanity, inspirational,
Premium Member Poem Hopes for my daughters Smith, David Rhyme jail, anxiety, beautiful, education, father
The Seeing Blind Man And His Whispering Dog Hauser , Mike Free verse jail, funny, humor,
Here I Am Cromwell, Skylark Rhyme jail, feelings,
Said the Devil Juman, Al Free verse jail, allusion, confusion, fear, fire,
Marriage kate, Kedar Rhyme royal jail, marriage,
Wasted Words Capitano, Phil Rhyme jail, imagination, nonsense,
Criminal Monihan, Rhoda Heroic Couplets jail, anti bullying, best friend,
At What Cost Gelb, Michael Couplet jail, car,
New Year 366 Page 51a Yeates, Owen Light Poetry jail, celebration,
Premium Member Poem A vegetative state of mind Raynes, Lewis Quatrain jail, psychological,
New Year 366 Page 47b Yeates, Owen Light Poetry jail, celebration,
Race Car Behind Bars Schumacker, Earl Acrostic jail, abuse, addiction, adventure, age,
Premium Member Poem Super Power Turner, Daniel Rhyme jail, fun, philosophy, power,
One Night At An Oyster Bar Crytzer, Fritz Ballad jail, emotions, fear, giggle, humorous,
THE GREATEST SILENCE Vincent, Messoh Free verse jail, america, bereavement,
Nine months Angel, Heather Epic jail, addiction, betrayal, how i
Premium Member Poem Anyone else an informant Raynes, Lewis Quatrain jail, crazy, humor, prison,
Ode To Lena Popov, Pavel Rhyme jail, love hurts,
Listless on a Rainy Day MacLennan, David Rhyme jail, nature,