Prison Poems | Poems About Prison

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Appreciation Susan Gentry Prose Poetry prison, appreciation, conflict, i am,
Insomniac Prison cheryl hoffman Monoku prison, sleep,
Nothing Without You Lacy Wallace Rhyme prison, i love you, longing,
Right to Fight Gershon Wolf Rhyme prison, education, high school, history,
Sleep Deprivation Lacy Wallace Rhyme prison, dream, lonely, love, night,
Aaron John Smallshaw Rhyme christian, destiny, prison,
aung san suu kyi MYANMAR Rohingya Al Juman Free verse prison, abuse, baby, dark, evil,
Premium Member Poem WHITE Leanne Lovejoy-Burton Free verse prison, color, dark, emotions, imagery,
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Men In Black James McLain Dramatic Verse prison, abortion, abuse, art, corruption,
A trapped angel robin davis Rhyme angel, feelings, pain, prison,
Premium Member Poem PRISON WALLS James Edward Lee Sr. Free verse adventure, judgement, prison,
Premium Member Poem Turnstile Carousel Freddie Robinson Jr. Dramatic Verse metaphor, prison, society, wisdom,
2am Lacy Wallace Rhyme loneliness, longing, love, prison,
Premium Member Poem Degrees of Insanity Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse prison, allah, faith, god, health,
Premium Member Poem Prisons Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse prison, gender, health, integrity, mental
Premium Member Poem Placebo - Part 1 Leanne Lovejoy-Burton Free verse prison, addiction, child, child abuse,
Premium Member Poem Placebo - Part 2 Leanne Lovejoy-Burton Free verse prison, abuse, addiction, child abuse,
Premium Member Poem Anxiety Brenda Chiri Rhyme prison, anxiety, emotions, fear, freedom,
Harsh Reality With An Underlying Positivity Nick Trim Rhyme prison, anger, anxiety, boat, character,
As Darkness Falls Eugene Harvey Rhyme addiction, drug, prison, psychological,
Premium Member Poem Sick, Dark, and Scary Humor Rhoda Tripp Senryu prison, dark, eulogy, funny, giggle,
I HATE THE WORLD TANYA CANNING Rhyme prison, abuse, death, fear, hate,
DEVASTATION CHICANO EDDIE Free verse prison, anger, celebration, love, moving
Amongst Steph Gibeault I do not know? prison, absence, addiction, analogy, change,
Premium Member Poem Assault Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble Free verse prison, anger, bullying, conflict, confusion,
Yours Lacy Wallace Verse prison, absence, first love, heart,
Journeys Lacy Wallace Rhyme prison, absence, earth, journey, longing,
You've Made My Heart Dead Benya Wilson I do not know? prison, analogy, bullying, hate, heartbroken,
The Labyrinth Edward Schmitz Rhyme prison, introspection, lost, perspective, philosophy,
When I come to get a job Alex Klugman Quatrain prison,
Premium Member Poem burned to the ground cs parker Free verse america, prison,
Lonely Days Blic Echols Rhyme prison, allusion, anxiety, how i
Kings and Queens Lacy Wallace Rhyme prison, birthday, boyfriend, i love
Love Will Bridge the Gap Keith Dovoric Lyric introspection, love, metaphor, prison,
Premium Member Poem Future World Dale Gregory Cozart Free verse prison, destiny, faith, future, hope,
Premium Member Poem Good and Bad Faith Communities Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse prison, christian, community, culture, innocence,
Premium Member Poem Poetry Thievery Mike Hauser Rhyme poetry, prison,
prison Ralston Rhoden I do not know? age, birth, prison, racism,
One More for the Road Indiana Shaw Couplet prison, addiction, bereavement, drink, grief,
Prison Teacher Laura McCadden Free verse life, prison, teacher,
WHITE Sylvia Chika Free verse prison, confusion, crazy, dark, drug,
Bus Of Hell hafssa Aj Rhyme prison, animal, anxiety, bullying, change,
Loving You Lacy Wallace Rhyme prison, anniversary, boyfriend, husband, i
Behind 4 walls William Jackson Rhyme absence, life, prison,
Premium Member Poem pronunciamento PATRICIA CRESSWELL Free verse poetry, prison,
Premium Member Poem hope cs parker Free verse addiction, prison,
Premium Member Poem Cant help Tony Brady Quatrain prison, absence, crush, for her,
Premium Member Poem RECIPE: Poulet Roti French Style -Le Chant Royal - Instalment 4 T Wignesan Ballade prison, anti bullying, family, father
Premium Member Poem I feel the weight Tony Brady Quatrain prison, absence, appreciation, journey, life,
Premium Member Poem DREAMSCAPE Kim Rodrigues Free verse dream, prison,
Premium Member Poem I know Tony Brady Quatrain prison, abuse, addiction, faith, god,
Jail House Laughter John Philips Iambic Pentameter prison,
Blind J. I. Thomas F. Quatrain freedom, love, prison,
Anti-Christs Eugene Harvey Free verse prison, addiction, christian, confusion, drug,
Finite Eugene Harvey Haiku life, loneliness, loss, prison,
Prostitution RA Shagun Pandit Narrative prison,
window of words Jackie Elston I do not know? prison, words,
It's you and it's me Sotirios Skoufis Quatrain prison,
The Barber Solomon Ochwo-Oburu Haiku humorous, prison, satire,
Premium Member Poem Additional advice to those would be King from the THIRUK-KURAL with Commentary T Wignesan Epigram bullying, immigration, prison, religion,
Prisoner Of Pride wayne underwood Rhyme bible, forgiveness, freedom, prison,
The Prison Within Kurt Philip Behm Rhyme prison,
Visit Days Lacy Wallace Couplet prison, i love you, longing,
Losing You Lacy Wallace Quatrain prison, i love you, i
Inside The Mind Of A Prison Wife Lacy Wallace Couplet prison, i love you, love,
Nobody Lacy Wallace Quatrain prison, boyfriend, girlfriend, i love
Hatching the Dead Brian Davey Couplet dark, death, deep, prison,
STOP WOMAN ABUSE Alfonso II Warally Chris Dramatic Verse prison, abuse, hurt, innocence, murder,
Mason Jar Delaney Dow Free verse butterfly, prison,
Hurtful One Andrew Crisci Rhyme prison, anger, betrayal, friendship, lonely,
Raped Emilee Marr Bio abuse, anger, pain, prison,
Unchained Andrew Travis Sonnet prison, blue, break up, nostalgia,
At Stake Lorna Malla Ballade prison, confusion, crazy, depression, emotions,
The Prisoner Of Time Kurt Philip Behm Rhyme prison, time,
Unshackle my verse Lukas Ficklin Free verse prison, absence, crazy, dark, devotion,
Premium Member Poem UNSHACKLE MY VERSE: White Wolf Couplet humor, humorous, prison,
Cross Talk curtis johnson Personification prison, bible, christian, death, easter,
Of't Times The Only Way Out David Whalen O Haolin in ancient Celtic Senryu prison, endurance, ireland, love hurts,
Trapped Courtney White Kyrielle prison, earth, god, perspective, planet,
Your amazing your strong the universe has your back crizz pie Dramatic Verse prison, anxiety, bird, childhood, confidence,
Premium Member Poem Fabulous fun footles Roy Pett Footle funny, prison,
Pavlovs Dog Tony Kirk Free verse abuse, anxiety, bullying, prison,
13 Rebecca Huxley Terza Rima prison, absence, missing you, mother,
Home Alone Rebecca Huxley Enclosed Rhyme prison, absence, grief, longing, love
Weed and War Brendan J. Simons Couplet anger, drug, political, prison,
Piggy Piggy Piggy Bleddyn Pullen Couplet allusion, character, power, prison,
A Trick My Father Learned in Prison Donal Mahoney Prose ireland, prison, war,
Premium Member Poem Scratches On The Wall David Pekrul Rhyme prison,
Premium Member Poem Held Captive Tom Wright Free verse prison,
Upon Sleep Rachel Wood Rhyme prison, blessing, destiny, dream, love,
Terrorists Brendan J. Simons Rhyme prison, america, anger, freedom, political,
Premium Member Poem Just a Little Bit of Sugar Julia Ward Verse bullying, metaphor, prison,
ESCAPE FROM CELL BLOCK EIGHT John Wilowski Couplet prison,
Sorrow Solomon Ochwo-Oburu Cinquain allusion, prison,
Pencil Press Rap Brendan J. Simons Rhyme people, political, prison, rap,
INSTITUTIONALIZED April Ingalls I do not know? prison, anger, feelings, grief, hate,
Trapped Michelle Corbin Narrative character, fantasy, poetry, prison,
Poseidons Captive Madeleine Loggia Free verse prison, addiction, fear, hope, love
Overcome Kimberly Baker Carpe Diem prison,
Premium Member Poem Forsaken In Prison Laura Loo Free verse prison, anxiety, emotions, life, loneliness,