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Jail Poems | Examples of Jail Poetry

Jail Poems. Below are examples of jail poems. This list of poetry about JAIL is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of jail poems or a list of jail poetry. These examples show what jail poems look like. There is also a link below to the definition of jail and a page where you can discuss these types of poems.

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Shattered McLain, James Dramatic Verse jail, art, poetry,
Premium Member Poem Recognize Love From Violence Chiri, Brenda Rhyme jail, abuse, anger, baby, children,
IF I WAS A WRONG ROLE MODEL RAPPER 3 musore, reagan Lyric jail, abuse, anger, crazy, depression,
Premium Member Poem My Stalker, My Admirer Rodeheaver , Julie Leigh Free verse jail, funny, image, imagery,
HAMMER AND NAIL curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetry jail, adventure, inspirational,
RAPIDS Hall, Jelani Blank verse jail, anxiety, crazy, culture, devotion,
Apartheid Smith, Roy Free verse jail, abuse, conflict, discrimination, political,
Premium Member Poem Insane Pandit, Vijay Verse jail, evil, mental illness,
Love Unfailing Kweka, Modest Rhyme jail, love, passion, romance,
Assault Garcia Howard Bramble, Patricia Free verse jail, anger, bullying, conflict, confusion,
Premium Member Poem Stalker Sands, Heidi Free verse jail, dark, endurance, fear,
Paper Preparer Jacks, Timothy Epic jail, conflict,
Premium Member Poem HOODLUM TRIPLE COLLABORATION WITH LIN LANE AND MARTI SUTHERLAND ALLISON, JAN Limerick jail, fun, humorous,
Premium Member Poem A Power Lucas, Woodrow Blank verse jail, jesus,
Premium Member Poem Hoodlum-Triple collaboration with Jan Allison and Marti Sutherland Lane, Lin Limerick jail, silly,
I AM FREE- HEALING POWER OF FORGIVENESS- REVISED Y., Alexis Rhyme jail, how i feel,
I AM FREE- THE HEALING POWER OF FORGIVENESS Y., Alexis Rhyme jail, forgiveness, how i feel,
Dangerous Voices Rothen, Hannah Free verse jail, dark, deep, depression, voice,
Premium Member Poem The Euthenating of A Shrew Bdosa, Vee Diminished Hexaverse jail, abuse, horror, jealousy, murder,
An Almost Letter McLain, James Personification jail, art, poetry,
You Gotta Believe Me Martin, Arias Sonnet jail, abuse, america, black african
Premium Member Poem Deception - 'Memories 4' Williams, Maria Narrative jail, anxiety, dream, memory, mystery,
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In Cardiff Jail Gregory, Charlie Free verse jail, philosophy,
Charles Manson Vitale, Mario Free verse jail, anxiety,
Premium Member Poem Jail Bird Hinshaw, Robert L. Footle jail, humorous,
Premium Member Poem Wildfires in Santa Rosa Rodeheaver , Julie Leigh Free verse jail, anger, bio, scary,
Os portoes da mudanca so podem ser abertos de dentro para fora ArmaniA, Armani Lyric jail, heart,
Midnight thoughts Beyer, Andrea I do not know? jail, deep, depression, good night,
Premium Member Poem Halloween Tale - Nicholas Street Jail Wings, Broken Free verse jail, halloween,
ABOUT A FAITH Augustovskaya, Nata Verse jail, how i feel, senses,
Tyrant Blues Dovoric , Keith Lyric jail, cool, dark, holocaust, integrity,
We Will Be Together taylor, R. e. Free verse jail, friend, friendship, happiness, together,
Birmingham And Beyond Evans, Richard Villanelle jail, faith, freedom, patriotic,
The Bank Robber a true story Warren, Paul Ballad jail, life, magic, world,
Red Tape Woods , Mark Rhyme jail, anger, animal, environment, farm,
Premium Member Poem - All Your Sins - Smile, Sunshine Rhyme jail, dark, deep, pain, sin,
SOME FOOLS HAVE ALL THE LUCK EDDIE, CHICANO Free verse jail, abuse, age, anger, anti
My Plant Life hoffman, cheryl Personification jail, bio, nature,
no revolution today hansen, jan oskar Blank verse jail, betrayal,
HER CRUEL THREAT ISAAC, BERNADINE Canzone jail, anger, anxiety, confidence, deep,
Taken Fylstra, Gavin Rhyme jail, absence, america, betrayal, change,
Joe Riley, Sandra Rhyme jail, abuse, anger, career, conflict,
Death Penalty balter, alan I do not know? jail, death,
Premium Member Poem THE GREAT AMERICAN RACIST Bdosa, Vee Iambic Pentameter jail, allusion, anger, hate, racism,
Premium Member Poem Make America Great Again Huh Bell, Okanagan Rhyme jail, america, conflict, corruption, humanity,
A Return Of Elvis Vitale, Mario Free verse jail, anxiety, art,
Premium Member Poem ROONEY YOU LOONEY ALLISON, JAN Limerick jail, car, drink, football, humorous,
Dry County johnson, curtis Free verse jail, addiction, america, corruption, desire,
Premium Member Poem A Break up in Elvisville Adams, PAT Couplet jail, break up, silly, word
Oasis and Sylvia McCadden, Laura Free verse jail, devotion, discrimination, love,