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Jail Poems - Poems about Jail

Jail Poems - Examples of all types of poems about jail to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for jail.
When it is skeletal peace
... When it is skeletal peace An aunt wont want her nice niece, Of all things Good Aunt could miss, Certainly not her soft kiss… All would be to no avail, The real peace to not prevail Plain ......Read More
Categories: jail, allusion, analogy, hate, relationship,
Form: Rhyme

...HOMELESS POETRY These are poems about the homeless and poems for the homeless. Epitaph for a Homeless Child by Michael R. Burch I lived as best I could, and then I died. Be careful w......Read More
Categories: jail, america, child, childhood, children,
Form: Rhyme
...LIGHT VERSE AND NONSENSE VERSE IX Disconcerted by Michael R. Burch Meg, my sweet, fresh as a daisy, when I’m with you my heart beats like crazy & my future gets hazy ... The Less-Than......Read More
Categories: jail, heart, humor, humorous, irony,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Going, Going, Gone Extinct
... Say bye-bye to these: "Hold, please." (Hold what?) Typewriter Repairman Ads "Dial this number..." (What's 'dial?') Down-time... Offline Compliments (Complaint Departmen......Read More
Categories: jail, fun, future, goodbye, history,
Form: List
Premium Member A Poet Quest
... Similar to the way a poet begins his creative process I'm not writing this—I craft hastily as views progress Doubt often sneaks in and affects how a choice feels The words used i......Read More
Categories: jail, analogy, appreciation, inspirational, poetry,
Form: Couplet

My Life Is a Dystopia
...I am being forced to live With horrible malformations On my body In my body I am stuck with them for years For who knows how long The people want me dead Simply for existing They claim it i......Read More
Categories: jail, abortion, betrayal, discrimination, gender,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 'We Need To Talk'
... I'm suddenly choking On the disorienting fumes Of unbearable suspense. Four words was all it took....Read More
Categories: jail, confusion, horror, humor,
Form: Light Verse
... May 25 Relationship to God Bible Meditations Based on Psalms 25-30 Key Verses – Psalm 25:1 -2 Unto thee, O LORD, do I lift up my soul. O my God, I trust in thee: let me not be ashamed, let......Read More
Categories: jail, blessing, christian, faith, god,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member today i will wander to the brothel
... today i will wander to the brothel those divine friends of Jesus where i will intercourse with the ladies in my growing Spanish write some lines to ponder while they wash clothes and bathe i ......Read More
Categories: jail, anger, death of a
Form: Free verse
...Is it possible? It sounds impossible When a constable Claiming to be capable To trickle The Marshal On a triangle Table. Is it possible ? It can be terrible When the constable Fa......Read More
Categories: jail, extended metaphor, irony, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member DARK
... DARK Dark rule- Dark scenes Hitler. Thriller. Dark cell. ......Read More
Categories: jail, dark,
Form: Footle
Premium Member Grief
..."a dagger of pain, a tear of grief" Quote by _Constance La France The food in the county jail is horrible but it's not worse than the pain in my heart She left me, running for the hills which t......Read More
Categories: jail, appreciation,
Form: Free verse
Ode to Heart
... O hazy shadows who are you? In misty mask in misty guise Deep sorrow shut my wild wild eyes I wish thee I can recognize Why thou stood with hands on heart? As if from me apologize I faint ,......Read More
Categories: jail, death, dream, fate, grief,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Life-cycles
... In K-5, K-8 or K-12 is drained the curiosity from eager brains Then off to college most folks go where Truth is disseminated from Moscow A nursing home's a spruced-up jail ......Read More
Categories: jail, life, old, school, work,
Form: Couplet
...I’ll do it later Books, I’m sorry but I’m now a hater There is this force, this weight that pulls you down Exactly when your alarm clock rings And you start debating with your conscience whether ......Read More
Categories: jail, strength, student,
Form: Blank verse

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