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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
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...

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Categories: doing time, spiritual, sports, endurance, drug,



Premium Member These Days
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...

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Categories: doing time, appreciation, christian, friend, god,

Premium Member Early On
Early On

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...

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Categories: doing time, abuse, addiction, analogy, anger,

Premium Member Doing Time in Kimo
Thirty days hath September, April, June
November and anyone...
over the speed limit. 

 © Harry J Horsman  2011

...

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Categories: doing time, funny,

Premium Member Farewell My Love
Tears

Roll

Gently

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...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: doing time, heartbreak,

Premium Member Bullet Blind-Concrete
BULLET BLIND

    $$                   ...

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Categories: doing time, conflict, fear, humanity,

Worries



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...

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Categories: doing time, anxiety, fear, political,

True Lies II
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...

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Categories: doing time, crazy, funny, humor, humorous,

Premium Member I Serve The Lord
I serve the Lord
	By the things I do
            	I am his servant
  ...

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Categories: doing time, faith, inspirational, introspection, life,

Premium Member DISAFFECTION
DISAFFECTION

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,
Drug overdoses...

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Categories: doing time, addiction, angst, change, conflict,

Premium Member Jails parody
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...

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Categories: doing time, parody, world,

Doing Time in the Coffee Shop
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....

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Categories: doing time, age,

Justice
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...

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Categories: doing time, social, people, people, ,

FED Up
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...

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Categories: doing time, confusion, life, people, life,

Premium Member Just Rhymemember That
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...

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Categories: doing time, nonsense,

A piece of foil
She sits at home alone
  Quietly sinking in her comfort zone.
 Loneliness feeds her soul.
  The emptiness takes a toll.
No other way to...

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Categories: doing time, addiction,

Don't Do It
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...

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Categories: doing time, confusion,

Premium Member Just Doing Time
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...

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Categories: doing time, death, introspection, journey, life,

Premium Member Leavit and The Muscrat Gang
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.
A...

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Categories: doing time, adventure, fantasy, fun, funny,

Ankle Bracelet
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.
He...

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Categories: doing time, cousin,

Premium Member Life in the so called free world
                        ...

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Categories: doing time, community, discrimination, evil, fear,

ONE OF THOSE WONDERS


 


Through strength

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...

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© Phatt Matt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: doing time, beautiful, care, deep, funny,

Hawkins County Sheriff's Report
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
Believing this...

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Categories: doing time, people, society,

Premium Member Destruction - Reconstruction
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...

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Categories: doing time, lifeme, age, age, life,

GOD's REBEL
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...

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Categories: doing time, growing up, hip hop,