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List of Prison Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
The Queen bee And The Fountain of Keys 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,
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,
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,
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,
Crucify Him Monihan, Rhoda Footle bible, easter, jesus, judgement, prison,
Did The People Crucify Jesus Monihan, Rhoda Footle easter, jesus, judgement, leadership, prison,
The State Vs Jesus Christ Monihan, Rhoda Free verse easter, gospel, jesus, judgement, prison,
The Trick of St Patrick Monihan, Rhoda Limerick community, faith, god, prison, religion, remember, world,
Just Let Me Sleep Smith, Jim Rhyme royal anxiety, confusion, depression, pain, prison, sleep,
The Fugitive Jameson, Sam Free verse allegory, appreciation, prison,
Premium Member Poem The Spirit, the Water, and the Blood Seeker, The Lyric forgiveness, introspection, murder, prison,
Premium Member Poem The Prisoner Buhagiar, Victor Free verse prison,
States lovern, Helena I do not know? anger, anxiety, beauty, confusion, prison, song,
Premium Member Poem Bipolarized Davey, Brian Couplet prison, psychological,
The Confines of a Cell bauer, ilene Rhyme prison,
Puppet Master Henderson, Kyleigh Free verse abuse, analogy, deep, depression, prison,
For your benefit Harvey, Aa I do not know? animal, fear, humanity, pain, prison, scary,
Premium Member Poem MENTAL ILLNESS Rockwell, Cindi Free verse angst, caregiving, depression, prison, psychological, sad, sick,
Guantanamo Bay Harvey, Aa I do not know? america, death, political, prison,
Unjust walls pennell , stephen Free verse prison,
Shoplifter Harvey, Aa I do not know? prison, society,
One Last Time Buddha, Joe Free verse prison, solitude,
Not Drinking And Driving johnson, randy Rhyme prison,
Resurrection Holland, Blake Lyric allusion, anger, appreciation, art, prison, psychological, racism, religious,
Slain Dog johnson, randy Rhyme prison,
I Don't Need Drugs Holland, Blake Rhyme abuse, addiction, allusion, anger, prison, psychological, rap, rights,
Premium Member Poem THE DAY WE COOKED OUR GOOSE East, Dennis Rhyme royal bird, england, fishing, forgiveness, prison, sorry,
The kidnapper Harvey, Aa I do not know? prison,
The gravity of crime JY, T.I.R.O. Dramatic Verse abuse, crush, i am, prison,
Unbreakable Sachs, Evan Enclosed Rhyme change, children, desire, freedom, prison, psychological,
The Great Wall Sachs, Evan Free verse prison, psychological,
Monkey, monkey : Part two Harvey, Aa I do not know? prison,
Monkey, monkey : Part one Harvey, Aa I do not know? prison,
Creativity Sachs, Evan ABC angst, creation, feelings, how prison,
chance Yahudah, Elisheba Lyric abuse, betrayal, faith, prison, psychological,
You Keep Her Whateley, Carrissa I do not know? crazy, desire, gothic, horror, prison,
The years in here I will reason JY, T.I.R.O. Dramatic Verse absence, betrayal, freedom, innocence, prison, psychological,
Premium Member Poem Tiny Bubbles Seeker, The Senryu prison, sad love,
Premium Member Poem Injustice has a name Hamilton, John Couplet africa, discrimination, evil, horror, prison, rights,
Unbeatable Blob, Hufferfish Free verse anger, hate, hockey, passion, prison,
Ode to the San Jose Sharks Blob, Hufferfish Ode appreciation, hockey, prison, uplifting,
Dungeon Moon JY, T.I.R.O. Dramatic Verse absence, angst, dark, freedom, prison, raven,
Robert Stroud Coyne, William Free verse prison,
Deliverance Corey, Hannah Free verse bible, christian, courage, cry, prison, sorrow,
Lazarus wisdom, uriel Free verse deep, imagery, metaphor, power, prison,
Bill Geiger Monihan, Rhoda Quatrain appreciation, character, courage, death, prison, remember, sea, sky,
entrapment williams, miguel Narrative addiction, beautiful, desire, lost, prison,
Premium Member Poem Asylum Advent Dillenbeck, Gerald Narrative anti bullying, bereavement, health, prison, psychological,
Peace Alien, Weird Carpe Diem allusion, dark, depression, freedom, prison, psychological,
Stuck in the rut Vakharia, Pooja Free verse cheer up, how i prison, repetition, world,
Jailbirds Magill, Christopher Free verse prison,
Cinderblock Wall Magill, Christopher Quatrain prison, seasons,
On Days like These Payseur, Chloe Lyric dad, daughter, emotions, father prison,
Premium Member Poem Jekyll and Hyde - Doppelganger Gentry, Susan Dodoitsu addiction, anger, fear, how prison, recovery from, self,
Stock Home Linney, Gary Gene I do not know? prison,
Premium Member Poem Data Clouds Gentry, Susan Haiku dark, freedom, internet, prison, social, storm, world,
The Ballad Of Rithee Rithwando Molasar, Roderick Quatrain beach, best friend, betrayal, prison, trust,
Please Don't Kill johnson, randy Rhyme prison,