Prison Poems | Poems About Prison

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List of Prison Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Just Don't Give Up Boughner, Michael Couplet absence, change, hope, longing, prison,
Neat Maala, Christian Free verse bullying, culture, heartbreak, hurt, prison,
Come And Find Me In My Solitude johnson, curtis Prose Poetry prison, solitude,
Dangerous Love bartholomew, cortney Light Poetry prison, sad love,
Fidel Castro the Diablo's Death Christmas again Juman, Al Didactic abuse, anger, celebration, chanukah, prison,
I NEVER ENROLLED EDDIE, CHICANO Free verse addiction, anger, people, prison, sad love, war,
The Rock Roberts, Kay Rhyme prison,
SANCTIFY TRAIL Larson, Paula Monorhyme prison, sorry,
Freedom is farfetch'd Perez, Daniel Haiku prison,
A POEM AT 10:43 PM EDDIE, CHICANO Free verse planet, poems, poetry, poets, prison, wisdom, writing,
Flower Child Meets Life Ken, Avery I do not know? angst, loneliness, mythology, prison,
WEATHERED FACES johnson, levi Free verse prison, psychological, trust,
Life On Hold Cornelius , Jeff Rhyme prison,
What were the odds Sofia, Monica Free verse care, longing, lost love, prison, relationship,
PRISONER Flow, Free Rhyme addiction, beauty, change, epic, prison,
In My Own Prison Hunter, Adam W. Couplet prison, psychological,
Within Her Eyes Dennison, Dill Quatrain prison,
THANKFUL Bennett, Rhonda Free verse appreciation, blessing, depression, inspiration, prison, religious, sensual,
The Sleepless Room Write, Ronald Dramatic Verse horror, mental illness, murder, prison, scary,
Premium Member Poem Sad one liner Troutman, Tanis Free verse change, depression, grief, health, prison, sad,
Sonnet VI: My Imprisoned Princess Tortoza, Franchesca Mia Sonnet prison,
Prison Farmer, Morgen Free verse prison,
Incarceration williams, colin mitchell Free verse prison,
Running Bailey, Gabrielle Ballad history, journey, night, prison, slavery, spiritual,
Astral Projectionist thomson, andy Free verse prison, science, time, vogon,
Premium Member Poem ''Nicholas Street Jail'' Wings, Broken Narrative prison, scary,
A Chibok Dream Amezimi, Dominic Iambic Pentameter abuse, africa, daughter, prison,
Caged and Afraid Palma, Felicity Verse prison, society, spiritual,
Premium Member Poem The Guilty Father Hay, Laura Verse abuse, betrayal, death, fear, prison,
Premium Member Poem I Won that Bet Canerdy, Janice Rhyme prison,
Freedom, Engulf Me Tortoza, Franchesca Mia Verse prison,
Bed, Borrow and Steel Kinsley, Adam Rhyme addiction, anxiety, lost, night, prison, psychological, solitude,
Premium Member Poem LAST CONVERSATION White, Darren I do not know? abuse, courage, emotions, father, prison,
My walk Alexander, Michael ABC cry, dark, fear, hurt, prison, relationship,
Is this what you wanted Wolfkill 6188588, Travis Free verse prison, rap,
Chains, Be Not Proud Tortoza, Franchesca Mia Couplet prison,
dead man walking luoga, david I do not know? prison,
Escape Cherub, Maria Blank verse abuse, grief, home, life, prison,
My Unbreakable Prison Tortoza, Franchesca Mia Couplet prison,
A Heart Held Captive Clifford, Anthony Prose prison,
Run Abdi Langaan , Elaheh Free verse freedom, hello, i am, prison, tree,
A beautiful cage Tennakoon, Udaya R. Senryu prison,
Everybody nobody somebody anybody Waldrop, David I do not know? faith, gospel, humanity, passion, prison, romance, today,
Wasting Away Clifford, Anthony Prose prison,
Premium Member Poem Unquotable quotes: Janitor, Gardienne, Portero, Sereno, Hausgast -XXXII Part Two Wignesan, T Sonnet dedication, destiny, devotion, good prison, spanish,
Premium Member Poem THE VICTIM - THROUGH THEIR EYES 2 ALLISON, JAN Free verse addiction, how i feel, prison, violence, drug,
Imprison Every Thought In Obedience McConnell, Gordon Rhyme prison,
Premium Member Poem Her Only Crime Was Uzzell, Yvonne Iambic Pentameter prison,
Premium Member Poem The Public Figure Makama, Funom Sonnet anxiety, character, judgement, life, prison,
The Child of Perdition Jay, G. I do not know? anger, betrayal, bible, death, prison, war,
Picture Me Here Clifford, Anthony Prose prison,
Premium Member Poem My Heart in Prison Buhagiar, Victor Verse prison,
THE BROKEN TWIG WAWERU, DAVID Narrative abortion, break up, career, prison,
Hillary Troiano, Jerry Limerick history, humor, political, prison,
The Queen Bee Bailey, Marcus Free verse beautiful, beauty, nature, princess, prison, slavery, society,
Dance of death Vossa, Della Free verse betrayal, death, deep, depression, prison, sorrow, stress,
Premium Member Poem Calculating Costs of Hate Crimes Dillenbeck, Gerald Prose Poetry addiction, hate, health, love, prison,
Paul and Silas's Imprisonment johnson, randy Rhyme prison, religion,
Premium Member Poem Shame on Us Price, Franklin Rhyme conflict, education, feelings, life, prison, rights, wisdom,
Dear someone Wolfkill 6188588, Travis Free verse character, how i feel, prison,
Said the ambiguous affair Juman, Al Didactic giggle, humor, imagery, prison, sad, smile, vanity,
Premium Member Poem Awakening Bohto, Holly Lyric prison,
Push on through Harvey, Aa I do not know? beautiful, life, love, morning, prison, scary,
Premium Member Poem DANGEROUS UNDERSTANDING OF WOES Rogers BLK PANTHER, VAL BROOKLYN Alliteration prison,
Under My Skin Script, Post Ode abuse, black african american, prison, race, racism, slavery,
The Cage Fross, James Sonnet betrayal, corruption, prison, silence, truth,
Premium Member Poem Beware of Evil Mac, Quincy Rhyme prison, psychological, uplifting, wisdom,
Criminal Monihan, Rhoda Heroic Couplets anti bullying, best friend, prison, rights, together, truth,
Some Wednesday or Any day Rockk-Fiordelisi, John Carpe Diem corruption, loneliness, prison,
The aftermath Cherry , A little emo I do not know? break up, depression, people, prison,
For AKT, In Prison von Buchholz, Garth Rhyme dark, death of a prison, remember, spiritual,
Roots Lewis, TS Free verse africa, america, beauty, black prison, slavery,
To Persecute Christians Is To Persecute Christ Touchton, Shaila Classicism prison, society, true love,
THE TORMENTOR watex, paul mburu Free verse angst, depression, emotions, grief, prison, sad,
Premium Member Poem WHERE A LIFE SENTENCE SHOULD BE FOR LIFE - EMOTIVE WRITE ALLISON, JAN Couplet abuse, children, how i prison,
All my fault Angel, Heather Epic absence, boyfriend, first love, prison, red,
Nine months Angel, Heather Epic addiction, betrayal, how i prison, september, today,
Premium Member Poem Anyone else an informant Raynes, Lewis Quatrain prison,
Fast Forward Gowan, Katrina Rhyme betrayal, boyfriend, child abuse, prison, psychological,
Glass Flowers De la Croes, David Haiku prison,
Catharsis Sachs, Evan I do not know? angst, bereavement, depression, faith, prison, stress,
Spelling life Willow, Weeping Free verse anxiety, dream, house, lonely, prison,
Jail Dover, Anthony Bio prison,
Reborn JY, T.I.R.O. Free verse earth, evil, heaven, humanity, prison,
Vive La Difference stevens, marilyn I do not know? abuse, betrayal, evil, hate, prison,
The Wanderer Harvey, Aa I do not know? evil, freedom, hate, hope, prison, world,
Hiding From Existence-Invisible Crisci, Andrew Rhyme conflict, freedom, growth, loneliness, prison, silence, society, solitude,
DESCRIBE IT Chika, Sylvia Free verse prison, sad,
Oppressed and the Oppressor Qamar, Amar Imagism conflict, dark, discrimination, evil, prison,
prison dont work o leary, ken Rhyme prison,
Premium Member Poem reflections Hoot, Sandi Haiku prison,
Premium Member Poem Surrender Hoot, Sandi Ballad prison,
ONCE I HAD A SMALL BOY Young, Dana Enclosed Rhyme betrayal, depression, grief, jealousy, prison, boy,
Premium Member Poem Adieu Byrne, Nicola Rhyme angst, bullying, dark, ocean, prison, solitude,
Five Senses ST, Nat Free verse i am, identity, introspection, prison, truth,
Which Group Monihan, Rhoda Blank verse christian, community, god, jesus, prison, social,
Little Old Me Searcy, Carson Free verse anger, betrayal, father, father prison,
When I Leave Holland, Blake Lyric anger, deep, depression, feelings, prison, rap,
Loneliness Harvey, Eugene Free verse depression, emotions, identity, loneliness, prison, psychological,
The Necessity of Jesus Death Monihan, Rhoda Monorhyme easter, jesus, judgement, political, prison, sin,