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Prisoner's Diary

Here, in a boredom of my broken heart, I dwell Shrouded with grief as time stands still in my cell. Staring blank walls as heavy-feet days go bye. In the dark chamber of my thoughts, I still feel I will die Here, where haunting silent champions my broken soul And imaginations of my freedom dare not console I shall stay, forever haunted by thoughts of my innocence As my captor's death chains grow more dense Here, in death's ocean of nightmare I am laid, Breathing with despair, the death's choice of the year they said. How I wish the truth is like a blazing sun, My captors would know I am an innocent one Here, where dark ceilings dare not communicate I have nurtured a double decade brought by hate. As stories of crime I did not commit perch on national dailies The pulse of my heart shrinks on daily basis

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011

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Date: 4/26/2012 10:14:00 AM
Well written piece.
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Date: 11/21/2011 3:38:00 PM
sounds of sadness, and suffered pain, in the darkness mind remains, got it wrong, say you are to blame, injustice hurts yes , yet again...
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Date: 11/19/2011 10:43:00 AM
Thank you for your most welcome comments, Joey. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving! Love, Carolyn
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Date: 11/10/2011 7:13:00 AM
This is very lovely, i can imagine the solitude...beautifully thought out words/rhymes bro. Cheers. Tim-Paker (2go)
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Date: 10/14/2011 6:49:00 AM
There is so much injustice in our world, a beautiful way this is to condemn injustice.
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Date: 10/14/2011 6:45:00 AM
Wow! you passed your message yet you retained a great wealth of poetry's essence. Great write, Osita
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Date: 10/9/2011 3:27:00 PM
heart-breaking and beautiful in its call for justice, joseph..:) huggs, nette
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Date: 10/6/2011 3:57:00 AM
Reminded me of Shaw shank Redemption movie a little...not guilty AND serving time is one of the greatest injustices of all...glad to see this was released around the time Amanda Knox was acquitted on bad DNA evidence. Good descriptions of the imprisoned mind....great lines, Joseph.
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Date: 10/5/2011 4:10:00 PM
So often the innocent are incarcerated, even executed, Joey. I could feel this prisoner's pain so well through your words. Beautifully written! Love, Carolyn
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Date: 10/5/2011 7:33:00 AM
I enjoyed reading your wonderful poetry this morning Joseph. Love, Carol
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Date: 10/3/2011 7:36:00 PM
karma... can certainly suck in the moment. Is just my knee-jerk reaction to reading a beautiful write. If it offends, please inform and i will remove promptly. namaste~N
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