Poetry Forum Areas

Introduce Yourself

New to PoetrySoup? Introduce yourself here. Tell us something about yourself.

Looking for a Poem

Can't find a poem you've read before? Looking for a poem for a special person or an occasion? Ask other member for help.

Writing Poetry

Ways to improve your poetry. Post your techniques, tips, and creative ideas how to write better.

High Critique

For poets who want unrestricted constructive criticism. This is NOT a vanity workshop. If you do not want your poem seriously critiqued, do not post here. Constructive criticism only. PLEASE Only Post One Poem a Day!!!

How do I...?

Ask PoetrySoup Members how to do something or find something on PoetrySoup.



You have an ad blocker! We understand, but...

PoetrySoup is a small privately owned website. Our means of support comes from advertising revenue. We want to keep PoetrySoup alive, make it better, and keep it free. Please support us by disabling your ad blocker on PoetrySoup. See how to enable ads while keeping your ad blocker active. Also, did you know you can become a PoetrySoup Lifetime Premium Member and block ads forever...while getting many more great features. Take a look! Thank you!
Get Your Premium Membership


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.

The jail poem sub-topics listed below include many popular topics of jailpoetry.


The poem(s) are below...


Popular Jail Poem Pages

List of New Jail Poems

Note: The forms for these new poems were selected by the poet. Often poems are assigned the wrong form. Please confirm the accuracy of the poetic form before referencing the poem.


Don't see what poems you want? Try our Advanced Poem Search for more results!

PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
intransient alonzo, victoria ABC jail, abuse,
Premium Member Poem Free Passage Robinson Jr., Freddie Couplet jail, jesus, religious, spiritual, truth,
Unscrupulous Man Phillips, Christine Dramatic monologue jail, betrayal, conflict, courage, creation,
Premium Member Poem Run with care Raynes, Lewis Quatrain jail, care, peace, people, philosophy,
To conquer the world Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Free verse jail, philosophy, power, satire,
Premium Member Poem Hillstreet Blues Lee Sr., James Edward Lyric jail, adventure, courage, hero, hope,
Shadows nnoli, richard Epic jail, africa, confidence, courage, encouraging,
Frankie Boy Penicaro, Frank Free verse jail, abuse, nostalgia,
Premium Member Poem Classified Price, Franklin Rhyme jail, betrayal, rights, trust,
Premium Member Poem THE NEWLY HOMELESS Acquah, Vicki Verse jail, age, america, dark, heartbreak,
Premium Member Poem Russian Amnesia Robinson Jr., Freddie Light Poetry jail, humorous, parody, political, truth,
Premium Member Poem Let it Be Told Lee Sr., James Edward Ballad jail, adventure, allegory, blessing, celebration,
Premium Member Poem Entertainment in My Youth Price, Franklin Prose Poetry jail, life, youth,
Premium Member Poem The Descent Canerdy, Janice Quatrain jail, conflict, humanity, mental illness,
Premium Member Poem Candy Wrapper Bride Robinson Jr., Freddie Sonnet jail, corruption, hurt, marriage, truth,
Premium Member Poem Promise to Die Loo, Laura Prose jail, death of a friend,
Premium Member Poem Chalk Line Wade, Margaret Dramatic monologue jail, anger, death, grave, murder,
A Gangster Life Vitale, Mario Free verse jail, adventure, america, angel, basketball,
Premium Member Poem Public Sector Predators Dillenbeck, Gerald Political Verse jail, bullying, caregiving, health, humanity,
Soul With Chain Abdalle, Asad Rhyme jail, hurt,
Welcome to Walmart Peers, Chris Rhyme jail, america, community, culture, funny,
Back That Trash Up Junction fields, verlecia Bio jail, anxiety, earth, environment, health,
Premium Member Poem Perambulating in Jail Neumann, Kai Michael Free verse jail, happiness,
On Mothers' Day bauer, ilene Rhyme jail, mothers day,
Premium Member Poem Rant Against Bad Drivers Canerdy, Janice Sonnet jail, anger, car, humor,
Misfit or misguided Duffy, Alex Free verse jail, deep, depression, desire, devotion,
My imperfect side Nachango, Gloria I do not know? jail, anger,
The burning fire in my heart nnoli, richard Epic jail, africa, courage, desire, freedom,
Charlie' s Threat, ISAAC, BERNADINE Couplet jail, anxiety, courage, cry, faith,
Premium Member Poem Kid Personal Crusade Robinson Jr., Freddie Light Poetry jail, anger, humorous, kid, motivation,
Mr Brown Baby Odom, Valerie Villanelle jail, abuse, america, baby, black
Premium Member Poem Easter Service and Then Some Eastman, Carol Light Poetry jail, adventure, fantasy, fun, funny,
When Tragedy Starts Brock, Tori Blank verse jail, inspirational,
Capitalism and Human Nature Must Be Regulated Mahoney, Donal Prose jail, political,
oppressed hansen, jan oskar Blank verse jail, city, class, community,
Frisk and Whisk Horn, James Limerick jail, allegory, analogy,
We are the Barbarians Pullen, Bleddyn Couplet jail, allusion, conflict, corruption, discrimination,
Freedom Without Peace GUPTA, ROHINI Rhyme jail, freedom, peace, philosophy, war,
Premium Member Poem A BUNCH OF MUPPETS ALLISON, JAN Limerick jail, humorous,
Premium Member Poem Muppets in the Soup - Join In Lane, Lin Limerick jail, fun,
The Despairer's Tragedie Bertin, John I do not know? jail, death, depression,
A Jail called Zoo Malla, Lorna Ballade jail, anger, animal, depression, feelings,
Animals And People Ogletree, Dalton Rhyme jail, poetry, rap, word play,
THE ROCK IN THE EYE Muita, James Verse jail, addiction, community, drug, mentor,
Bachelor Unity Horn, James I do not know? jail, allegory, analogy, angst, anxiety,
Premium Member Poem The USA Has Lost its Way Price, Franklin Rhyme jail, political,
Gangsta rap poetry Duffy, Alex Free verse jail, fun, funny, rap, words,
Candace Christopher, B.B. Rhyme jail, bereavement, black african american,
Brave New World Adams, Bruce Quatrain jail, political,
Absence from Life Balde, Adama ABC jail, absence,