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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
NOEXCUSE Thornton, Joel Free verseconflict, corruption, death, political,
Her Dream goth, nick Blank verseangst, beauty, conflict, death,
LARAMIE COUNTY DETENTION Thornton, Joel Free verseprison,
PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMNT Cries, Street Lyricaddiction, confusion, corruption, lyric,
The Prisoner Biden, Rob Verseallusion, prison,
she defeated death goth, nick Free versebetrayal, death, history, military,
Premium Member Poem I Got Next Borgo, Louis Free verseblack african american, environment,
Premium Member Poem Every Dog Starts As A Surly Cur Lindley, Robert Rhymepassion, pets, poetry, power,
Freedom was always calling - A Poet's Prison Memoir Simmons, Don Coupletfreedom, imagination, jesus, loneliness,
ROCKIN ROBIN Thornton, Joel Burlesquecharacter, conflict, dark, horror,
Sinner's Exile Frey, Jacob Free verseprison,
4-Lines Crawmer, Maggi I do not know?family, prison,
The Shout constantinides, theo Rhymebereavement, death, discrimination, hate,
Heroin xu, hanyue Free versedad, dream, fear, growing
AGO OLD QUESTIONS Providence, Poetryof Rhymeangst, bible, faith, family,
What May Come Tandy, Skye Terza Rimabereavement, confusion, emotions, prison,
Closer Shikder, Ashraf-ul Alam Free verseart, growth, prison,
Hybrid Eyes Barber, Natalie Alliterationabuse, betrayal, dark, fear,
Alcatraz johnson, randy Rhymepeople, prison,
I Killed A Gangster johnson, randy Rhymeanger, dark, death, murder,
The Craigslist Thrill Killers johnson, randy Rhymedeath, murder, people, prison,
Freedom stelus, karisse Free versegrowth, imagination, memory, people,
Wasted Tears Rain, Erina I do not know?dark, loneliness, prison,
TRAPPED Pen, John I do not know?africa, black african american,
The Men's Room DelOrfano, Christopher Free versefreedom, grief, life, lost,
I Just Got Out Of The COUNTY JAIL Mister ROBOTO, JSLambert Rhymeabsence, conflict, funny, innocence,
MONOLITH Devnath, BL Elegynostalgia, prison, sad,
Premium Member Poem SOLITUDE OF A TORMENTED SOUL Allison, Jan Rhymemurder, prison, sorrow,
The Victory Lap Phillips, Christine Dramatic monologueanti bullying, bible, boyfriend,
To Jackie - Upon Lying Mallett, Darren Iambic Pentameterabuse, anger, angst, art,
Premium Member Poem His Song and Mine Manassian, Eileen I do not know?bird, life, poems, prison,
Missing You Harris, Paula ABCboyfriend, cry, depression, feelings,
Butterfly In A Bottle Sanchez-Grospe, Arabelle Haikubutterfly, how i feel,
Ghetto Girl roach, vanessa Rhymeaddiction, anger, black african
Lost Paths Antony, Rohan Rhymeconfusion, fear, freedom, how
Prisoner Fergoda, Matt Narrativeprison, time,
The Glory and the Pit McConnell, Gordon Rhymegod, heaven, prison, spiritual,
sambissar Chesterfield, Efe Blank verseafrica, bereavement, conflict, evil,
LET ME JOG YOUR MEMORY Hitilasha, Emmanuel M. Verseafrica, bio, emotions, power,
Paris my prison Burovac, Milan Georges Free versefreedom, hope, june, pain,
I will not kill those two johnson, randy Rhymedark, hate, prison, woman,
Arrested for selling Weed johnson, randy Rhymefather, prison, son,
Starless Barber, Natalie Free verseabsence, betrayal, emotions, gender,
Good From Bad Smith, Tim Prose Poetrybirth, death, prison,
Hidden Places Of The Mind tackett, Shannon Rhymeallusion, anger, conflict, depression,
Death Row Rodocker, Pernell Rhymeaddiction, betrayal, death, prison,
That One Chance Johnson, Michael Light Poetrypoverty, prison,
The Color of My Skin Johnson, Michael Proseculture, prison,
Premium Member Poem A Can of Peaches Candler, Robert Rhymeaddiction, angst, betrayal, character,
Premium Member Poem Just before prison gates Ngomane, Raymond Blank versecorruption, hero, metaphor, poetry,
Vices Like Prison Bars Olmstead, Angel Lyricdeath, suicide,
Premium Member Poem 'Prison of Comfort' Neels, Wilma Free versechange, life,
You Released Me From My Prison Of Rape davis, robin Rhymeabuse, loss, trust, violence,
In Prison Flannery, Vincent Rhymehope,
Premium Member Poem Prison Souvenirs, Translation of Paul Verlaine's poem: Souvenirs de prison, March 1874 Wignesan, T Dramatic monologueangst,
That prison your in TRAVIS, ANDREA Rhymeforgiveness, grief, loss, spiritual,
The prison of the keys tillson, ness Coupletconflict, confusion, creation, dark,
Behind These Prison Walls Mohammed, Mustapha Rhymeemotions, feelings, slavery,
My prison jump suit Figs, Jolly Rhymeanger, angst, change, character,
The World in Prison of Love Almurisi, Naji Free verselove, heart, heart,
The Prison of Night hamilton, raymond ABCconfusion, girlfriend, lost love,
The Prison Of Knowledge Bates, Richard Lyricphilosophy, me, me, stars,
In a prison called mind Ayinla, Muyideen Didacticdepression
Through A Prison Glass Chebukin, Roman Versebrother, confusion, daughter, family,
The Prison Bluegrass Song Burchett, Joseph Lyriclife, music, sad, song-lyric,
Premium Member Poem The Camarilla A , Poet Destroyer Dramatic Verse (Verse Drama)dedication, fantasy, joy, life,
Premium Member Poem He Sings Behind Prison Bars Blues Dietrich, Andrea Limerickpeople
Premium Member Poem Folsom Prison Blues Locksley, Diane Limerickpeople
In A Cold Prison Yard - Haiku Anderson, Jimmy Haikunature
My Prison Without Bars knepp, melissa Rhymelife
The prison of Love Hall Mad Poet, Sidney Free verselost love
The Prison Rose Anderson, Jimmy Free verseimaginationheart, rose, heart, rose,
Jungian Prison Break Amato, Colin Free versevisionary
Premium Member Poem My Final Prison (English Sonnet) Jordan, Michael Sonnetlife, recovery from...