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Prison Poems | Examples of Prison Poetry

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List of Prison Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
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,boyfr
To Jackie - Upon Lying Mallett, Darren Iambic Pentameterabuse,anger,angst,art,bet
Premium Member Poem His Song and Mine Manassian, Eileen I do not know?bird,life,poems,prison,
Missing You Harris, Paula ABCboyfriend,cry,depression,
Butterfly In A Bottle Sanchez-Grospe, Arabelle Haikubutterfly,how i feel,long
Ghetto Girl roach, vanessa Rhymeaddiction,anger,black afr
Lost Paths Antony, Rohan Rhymeconfusion,fear,freedom,ho
Prisoner Fergoda, Matt Narrativeprison,time,
The Glory and the Pit McConnell, Gordon Rhymegod,heaven,prison,spiritu
sambissar Chesterfield, Efe Blank verseafrica,bereavement,confli
LET ME JOG YOUR MEMORY Hitilasha, Emmanuel M. Verseafrica,bio,emotions,power
Paris my prison Burovac, Milan Georges Free versefreedom,hope,june,pain,pa
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
Good From Bad Smith, Tim Prose Poetrybirth,death,prison,
Hidden Places Of The Mind tackett, Shannon Rhymeallusion,anger,conflict,d
Death Row Rodocker, Pernell Rhymeaddiction,betrayal,death,
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,
Premium Member Poem Just before prison gates Ngomane, Raymond Blank versecorruption,hero,metaphor,
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,sp
The prison of the keys tillson, ness Coupletconflict,confusion,creati
Behind These Prison Walls Mohammed, Mustapha Rhymeemotions,feelings,slavery
My prison jump suit Figs, Jolly Rhymeanger,angst,change,charac
The World in Prison of Love Almurisi, Naji Free verselove,heart,heart,
The Prison of Night hamilton, raymond ABCconfusion,girlfriend,lost
The Prison Of Knowledge Bates, Richard Lyricphilosophy,me,me,stars,tr
In a prison called mind Ayinla, Muyideen Didacticdepression
Through A Prison Glass Chebukin, Roman Versebrother,confusion,daughte
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,li
Premium Member Poem He Sings Behind Prison Bars Blues Dietrich, Andrea Limerickpeople
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,hea
Jungian Prison Break Amato, Colin Free versevisionary
Premium Member Poem My Final Prison (English Sonnet) Jordan, Michael Sonnetlife,recovery from...