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Best In The Joint Poems

Below are the all-time best In The Joint poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of in the joint poems written by PoetrySoup members


The Lonely Poet
Paste on your passion smile
Crisp all your words
as you settle yourself 
to be self-consumed, heard
Whisper sweet nothings
which only you know
Don't stop the banter,
the words or...

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Categories: in the joint, art, imagination, life, on



Premium Member Damn shame
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Categories: in the joint, analogy, conflict, prison,

QUALITY CONTROL
QUALITY    CONTROL

Visions of scientists in white coats, with glass jars
Scraping layers of paint off new cars
Or women with heavy blackframed glasses 
Weighing...

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Categories: in the joint, funny,

Saul Grills Marilyn at a Seedy New Orleans Jazz Dive
Saul’s twinkling eyes took it all in – the platinum hair framing a first-class face, the silvery sheath dress wrapped around a figure that was...

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Categories: in the joint, humor, murder, mystery,

Premium Member The Door
some days are too long, too draining, too sad
some days last...
frozen
something missing,
blame is all you get
stop screaming,
the outside world isn't listening.
this door is closed.

the judge...

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Categories: in the joint, anxiety, depression,

Premium Member The Poetry of Life
I write poems you listen to them
There is no end to this lovely game

You open your window and the birds call 
I open mine and...

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Categories: in the joint, allusion, beauty, confidence, emotions,

Can You Hear Me Now?
In the Bible the book of James reads like a Shakesperian play
With words that are archaic and not used as much these days
James writes of...

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Categories: in the joint, introspection, life, on writing

The Dare
I've been going back
in time for just a bit
Thinking back on my life
those times I had no wit
Being in the eighth grade
I remember all so...

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Categories: in the joint, funny, time,

Premium Member Senate Intelligence
Senate Intelligence 
By Franklin Price
6/8/2017

Senate intelligence, not so sure I saw today.
Those words an oxymoron for what I heard some say.
Do not become political, I...

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Categories: in the joint, abuse, anger, betrayal, confusion,

Not so simple notes
 

Letting the music flow through me. 
Enveloping me and helping to ease my mind. 
Lightening my spirit and calming my heart. 
Allowing me the...

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Categories: in the joint, art, music, drug,

Premium Member Seventeen
Seventeen
By Franklin Price
7/30/2015

Seventeen when will it stop
A traffic jam we need a cop
Too many think they're heaven sent
That they can run for president

Can't get together...

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Categories: in the joint, political, pollution,

Premium Member Poetically Presented Politics
Poetically Presented Politics
By Franklin Price
3/1/2016

Poetically presented politics
Is something I find fun
Try not to party orient
Or point to who's the one

Look for funny foolish things
That should...

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Categories: in the joint, fun, political,

In Prison
He had reached his breaking point and had no reason left to live
For he ended up in the joint and twenty years the judge would...

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Categories: in the joint, hope,

Premium Member Pointedly Pertinent
Our mothers warned us not to point 
As early as the age of two.
She told us there are better ways
To insure our own point of...

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Categories: in the joint, on writing and words

Devil's Concoction
This has brought my express train to a halt.
A smoky distillation of barley malt,
has me unable to think straight.
Here I am in the joint very...

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Categories: in the joint, confusion, recovery from..., me,

That Is My Final Decision
dreams can follow us down to a moment captured in time sub lime
in a moment exposed to the message of tender love from a hand...

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Categories: in the joint, america, anger, anxiety, art,

New Beginning Page 2b
Lord Proposes

Determination we all must show
If The Power Of Love we wish to grow
Mother Earth needs us all to say
Forgive Us Mother Earth today
A Spark...

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Categories: in the joint, celebration,