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Wrongful Imprisonment

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Below is the poem entitled Wrongful Imprisonment which was written by poet Isaiah Zerbst. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Wrongful Imprisonment

Here I live in darkness
Dreadful fright and fear
Kept from all my fam'ly
And friends that once were near

Why am I imprisoned
What has been my wrong?
Why this dreadful sorrow
Instead of happy song?

Naught has been my trespass
Innocent am I
Robbed of all life's goodness
Condemned in jail to die

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  1. Date: 2/11/2013 7:14:00 AM

    If i ever get wrongfully imprisoned after crying all tears out ..i would probably write my first book..:).Thinking of people in prison..rightfully or wrongly accused..must be hard for them indeed.Many times they re not giving second chances from society..Its sad..but your poem is great.Re haiku short form.if you.need help ask.butt deborah guzzi and charles henderson and Ruben O knows better

    Chircop Avatar Charmaine Chircop
    Date: 2/11/2013 7:15:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I mean but not butt sorry..oops
  1. Date: 11/14/2012 6:00:00 AM

    Congratulations on your placement in Susan's "Wrongful Imprisonment" contest Isaiah. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/12/2012 1:43:00 AM

    Congratulations on your awesome win, Isaiah! hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 11/11/2012 7:18:00 PM

    Great rhyme and story. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 11/11/2012 10:35:00 AM

    Good morning, Isaiah :-) Congratulations in Susan's "Wrongful Imprisonment or Sentenced " contest, deep subject... always~ PD

  1. Date: 11/11/2012 10:34:00 AM

    Good poem told in first person. Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 11/11/2012 10:04:00 AM

    congrats on a great win Isaiah...

  1. Date: 11/10/2012 7:17:00 PM

    CONGRATS ISAIAH ON A TREMENDOUS WRITE AND WIN LUV ..

  1. Date: 11/10/2012 11:03:00 AM

    congratulations...Seren