Best Doing Time Poems
Below are the all-time best Doing Time poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of doing time poems written by PoetrySoup members
Ghosts of the Sun Dance-Part 1
doing time, spiritual, sports, endurance, drug,
Ghosts of the Sun Dance
1. The Path
A quest dating back through our history
Surpassing the flesh, a spiritual path
Human endurance, road to mystery
Dark trail winding through...
doing time, appreciation, christian, friend, god,
Met with you the first time, knowing not what I had just found.
Working days and nights beside you, walking unit’s hard ground.
Helping one another in...
doing time, abuse, addiction, analogy, anger,
Sitting there alone in class
they said it wasn't cool.
He should not bring his bible
to read while he's in school.
The gave him detention
and they took...
Doing Time in Kimo
doing time, funny,
Thirty days hath September, April, June
November and anyone...
over the speed limit.
© Harry J Horsman 2011
Farewell My Love
doing time, heartbreak,
My heart cries
As it dies once more
My arms go limp as you break free
Standing alone with memories and a broken heart
I am lost, a pauper...
doing time, conflict, fear, humanity,
doing time, anxiety, fear, political,
What’s going up and what’s coming down?
How does the dollar compare to the pound?
These were my worries many years past.
I’m finally idle as the years...
True Lies II
doing time, crazy, funny, humor, humorous,
I remember it all clearly now,
The words he spoke to me
They all came from this bird I saw,
Sitting high up in that tree
At first I...
I Serve The Lord
doing time, faith, inspirational, introspection, life,
I serve the Lord
By the things I do
I am his servant
doing time, addiction, angst, change, conflict,
To any politician,
Tell someone who cares...
This is society's news I'm reading,
Disaffection and tales of lemmings,
To any politician,
Tell someone who cares,
Homeless youth, street sleeping,
doing time, parody, world,
Send the convicts to the jails -
Local jails! -
What a world of confinement as their court case fails
Hear the jingle, jingle, jingle
Of the handcuffs as...
Doing Time in the Coffee Shop
doing time, age,
Thirty five years ago I met a man in the coffee shop.
He told me that he had been coming here for thirty five years....
doing time, social, people, people, ,
Have you ever wondered about JUSTICE?
What does it really mean? I think that JUSTICE
means different things to different people.
To some people - JUSTICE is...
doing time, confusion, life, people, life,
Once a felon always a felon, right?
Once an addict always an addict, right?
At least an addict can make the choice to leave their drug of...
Just Rhymemember That
doing time, nonsense,
I can make a rhyme
It will cost you just a dime
Two nickels or ten pennies would do fine
Now please don't start to wine
Or soon, you...
A piece of foil
doing time, addiction,
She sits at home alone
Quietly sinking in her comfort zone.
Loneliness feeds her soul.
The emptiness takes a toll.
No other way to...
Don't Do It
doing time, confusion,
I have an idea for the perfect crime
Don’t listen you’ll end up doing time
The idea is perfect it cannot fail
You know that you’ll end up...
Just Doing Time
doing time, death, introspection, journey, life,
I have faced death many times
How, I escaped its grasp ?
Simply, can't be defined
Someday, I know, it will be, my time
But until then, this...
Leavit and The Muscrat Gang
doing time, adventure, fantasy, fun, funny,
Armadilly Billy needed repair work on the home, as he wanted to move in.
Asking around Troll Lake Town, the answer was Leavit, again and again.
doing time, cousin,
My cousin is wearing an ankle bracelet because he got in trouble with the police.
He's always getting himself in trouble, his mischievousness will never cease.
Life in the so called free world
doing time, community, discrimination, evil, fear,
ONE OF THOSE WONDERS
doing time, beautiful, care, deep, funny,
I found love
in time I’ll find what I was looking for
I feel like a man at a bar
that has been there for too...
Hawkins County Sheriff's Report
doing time, people, society,
Hawkins County Sheriff’s Report
Complainant advised that he thought
His girlfriend the thief that he sought
So he set up a trap
Near the couch where he sat
Destruction - Reconstruction
doing time, lifeme, age, age, life,
I would like to share the destruction of my life
How I sold all my dreams to a world of pain and strife
I hope some youngster...
doing time, growing up, hip hop,
I remember times when I had no 9 to 5
Drugs just wasn’t my grind
Too many stories of family and homies losing they lives
Not all of...