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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Premium Member Poem A Families Pray Carey, Ninette Crown of Sonnets angel, blessing, children, prison,
Premium Member Poem The absence of innocence Lamoureux, Richard Narrative prison,
untitled Slydell, Roshanique Rhyme prison,
I'm Not A Number Johannes, Edward Clerihew bio, celebrity, character, community, prison,
the rise and fall of my love ramos, gregory Free verse prison,
Behind the Prison Walls hunjeri, njeri Free verse blessing, for her, prayer, prison,
Human Trafficking spagnola, jill Diamante abuse, business, poverty, prison,
The Looking Glass bartholomew, cortney Light Poetry destiny, identity, journey, muse, prison,
life abroad njeri, beth I do not know? prison,
It's Not Worth My Time Walton Jr., Ivan Free verse appreciation, blessing, dedication, prison,
96 Steps Hoover, Darrell Free verse prison,
Heart's Melody Panganiban, Czarinyka Tanka innocence, lost, love, prison,
Premium Member Poem five fabulous fun footles Quinlan, Diane M Footle betrayal, imagery, judgement, men, prison, word play,
Premium Member Poem Oh to be a Humble Sparrow Dome, Peter Free verse bird, dedication, discrimination, grief, prison,
Oars before Shores minisce, tyler Rhyme adventure, boat, humorous, ocean, prison, rude,
Are We There Yet, I Really Have To Pee Baker, Briana Rhyme abuse, addiction, creation, love prison, summer, urban,
The Will johnson, randy Rhyme dark, death, money, murder, prison,
Innocent Man Scott, Michelle ABC corruption, judgement, prison,
The Twilight Moor Swarthout, Avery Rhyme analogy, angel, beautiful, beauty, prison, red, simile, sin,
I'll Never Marry You johnson, randy Rhyme abuse, mother daughter, prison, violence,
Quarantine of the Soul A , Poet Destroyer Free verse depression, emo, epic, future, prison, soulmate,
Premium Member Poem Early On Hofert, Edwin Rhyme abuse, addiction, analogy, anger, prison,
Arsenic johnson, randy Rhyme dark, death, evil, father, prison,
PLOOKIES POEM Graf-Burnham, Bambi Rhyme black african american, discrimination, prison, racism, society,
This affair will be the death of us all Barnes, Bernard Sonnet angst, celebration, death, fire, prison,
Life In The Streets Hons, Christina Free verse addiction, hip hop, image, prison,
Premium Member Poem My Female Stalker Dome, Peter Free verse betrayal, confusion, fantasy, funny, prison,
Power and Money kriticos, Kyle Rhyme passion, philosophy, power, prison,
in jimmy boom semtex, nick armbrister Free verse conflict, courage, political, prison, war,
'The Unborn Child's Query' ledwith, misha Rhyme bird, child, encouraging, innocence, prison,
50,000,000 Bucks johnson, randy Rhyme dark, death, money, murder, prison,
Assault With A Deadly Weapon johnson, randy Rhyme prison, violence,
Black Bag Ward, Julia Narrative prison,
The Guilty Innocent Bankson, David Rhyme prison,
Political Prisoner Fenn, May Couplet conflict, discrimination, political, prison, racism, violence, war,
An Inmates Letter of Exhaust From Addiction Flanigan, Ricky Rhyme addiction, corruption, devotion, discrimination, prison,
The Seekers Song Roske, Mark Prose addiction, angst, anxiety, betrayal, prison,
A Soldier's Elegy Swarthout, Avery Elegy adventure, confusion, corruption, courage, prison, psychological, rights, senses,
Minority Sparrow , Vintage Rhyme prison, psychological, race, racism,
DOING TIME CANNING, TANYA Rhyme prison, sin, time,
Premium Member Poem Said the Spider to the Fly Edwards, Sharon Free verse anxiety, autumn, depression, emotions, prison, sad,
TOMMYROT Thornton, Joel Lyric change, conflict, creation, hate, prison, truth,
Padre Mac, Cam Rhyme father, feelings, hurt, jealousy, prison, son,
Stealing johnson, randy Rhyme prison,
Caged Bird Ferguson, Cynthia Rhyme anxiety, bird, freedom, hope, prison,
TIME IN A CELL Buchanan, Willie A. Rhyme loneliness, lost love, prison, sad, sorrow, time,
A Doctor's Revenge johnson, randy Rhyme prison,
Premium Member Poem SEWING HER DREAMS Guyler, Ian Light Poetry prison, symbolism,
Burglars Ambition Fraser, Steven Rhyme prison,
My Life, My Choice Turner, Anissa ABC child, death, father, life, prison, son,
Daemon Meerdink, Nathan Free verse prison,
Our Lady of Assumptions dela Cruz, Jeffrey Free verse prison, relationship, trust, truth,
Inside Those Walls St John, Bethany Rhyme prison,
Letter To My Brother Mantra, Butterfly Rictameter absence, brother, childhood, dedication, prison,
The Reckoning Bankson, David Free verse prison,
The Law of the Rigid Chitupa, James Classicism conflict, confusion, power, prison,
WAR SLAVE Larson, Paula Monorhyme prison, war,
Premium Member Poem Damn shame Camacho, Tonytocaa Free verse prison,
Rapunzel S., Mary-Catherine I do not know? beauty, depression, hair, pain, prison, suicide, vanity,
Premium Member Poem To Poe Baumgarn, Brian Quatrain prison,
Hand stitched reed, Zen I do not know? black african american, dedication, prison,
Your Key Judgement Kramer , Kearra Free verse anxiety, betrayal, confusion, pain, prison,
Just Going Through Yant, Daisy Marie Rhyme prison,
One More Day Elysium, Euphonious I do not know? prison, psychological, repetition, violence,
Blinded by black Miller, Amanda I do not know? anxiety, grief, identity, jealousy, prison,
Scratches On The Wall Matthews, Autumn Free verse prison, psychological,
Molly Roberts, Bryn Narrative bereavement, lost love, prison, violence, voyage,
NOEXCUSE Thornton, Joel Free verse conflict, corruption, death, political, prison,
Her Dream jimmy boom semtex, nick armbrister Blank verse angst, beauty, conflict, death, prison, suicide, war,
PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMNT Cries, Street Lyric addiction, confusion, corruption, lyric, prison, truth, voice,
The Prisoner Biden, Rob Verse prison,
she defeated death jimmy boom semtex, nick armbrister Free verse betrayal, death, history, military, prison, war,
Premium Member Poem I Got Next Borgo, Louis Dramatic Verse black african american, environment, prison,
Every Dog Starts As A Surly Cur Lindley, Robert Rhyme passion, pets, poetry, power, prison, psychological,
Freedom was always calling - A Poet's Prison Memoir Simmons, Don Couplet freedom, imagination, jesus, loneliness, prison, sorrow,
Sinner's Exile Frey, Jacob Free verse prison,
4-Lines Crawmer, Maggi I do not know? prison,
The Shout constantinides, theo Rhyme bereavement, death, discrimination, hate, prison, war,
Heroin xu, hanyue Free verse dad, dream, fear, growing prison,
AGO OLD QUESTIONS Providence, Poetryof Rhyme angst, bible, faith, family, prison, woman,
What May Come Tandy, Skye Terza Rima bereavement, confusion, emotions, prison, society, world,
Closer Shikder, Ashraf-ul Alam Free verse prison,
Hybrid Eyes Barber, Natalie Alliteration abuse, betrayal, dark, fear, prison, violence,
Alcatraz johnson, randy Rhyme prison,
I Killed A Gangster johnson, randy Rhyme anger, dark, death, murder, prison, violence,
The Craigslist Thrill Killers johnson, randy Rhyme death, murder, people, prison,
Freedom stelus, karisse Free verse growth, imagination, memory, people, prison, strength, wisdom,
Wasted Tears Rain, Erina I do not know? prison,
TRAPPED Pen, John I do not know? africa, black african american, prison,
The Men's Room DelPetro, Henry Free verse freedom, grief, life, lost, prison, remember, words,
I Just Got Out Of The COUNTY JAIL Mister ROBOTO, JSLambert Rhyme absence, conflict, funny, innocence, prison,
MONOLITH Devnath, BL Elegy prison, sad,
Premium Member Poem SOLITUDE OF A TORMENTED SOUL ALLISON, JAN Rhyme prison, sorrow,
The Victory Lap Phillips, Christine Dramatic monologue anti bullying, bible, boyfriend, prison,
To Jackie - Upon Lying Mallett, Darren Iambic Pentameter abuse, anger, angst, art, prison,
Premium Member Poem His Song and Mine Manassian, Eileen I do not know? prison,
Missing You Harris, Paula ABC boyfriend, cry, depression, feelings, prison,
Butterfly In A Bottle Sanchez-Grospe, Arabelle Haiku butterfly, how i feel, prison,
Ghetto Girl roach, vanessa Rhyme addiction, anger, black african prison,
Lost Paths Antony, Rohan Rhyme confusion, fear, freedom, how prison,