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Prison Poems

Prison Poems. Below are examples of poems about prison. This list of prison poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of prison poetry. This list of works about prison is an excellent resource for examples on how to write prison poems.


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List of Prison Poems

PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
What it means to be Ramos Elizabeth Duran Free verse america, anger, endurance, prison,
Andy Taylor and Barney Fife Become Criminals randy johnson Rhyme funny, humor, prison,
Premium Member Poem Impenetrable Fortresses Billy TheKidster Rhyme prison,
Premium Member Poem Jailbird David Drowley Enclosed Rhyme destiny, love, poems, prison,
Oh Brother Val Jennings Limerick prison, appreciation, blessing, brother, character,
Premium Member Poem poetry confinement Bobby May Free verse prison,
Tired of Games Zarion Lovelace Rhyme prison, money, pain, passion, poems,
Abandoners Sherry Soholat Prose prison, confusion, divorce, marriage, moving
Beauty Fraught Kurt Philip Behm Rhyme prison,
Formidable Ojingiri Hannah Free verse prison, angst, destiny, loneliness, mystery,
Premium Member Poem Robert Mitchum Michael Wise Clerihew humorous, life, prison,
Seven Years Moses Damane ABC prison,
Remember This Sarah Yaelle Free verse prison, dream, fantasy, imagination, lost,
Premium Member Poem Tax Dodging Tom Cunningham Limerick corruption, prison,
Premium Member Poem Not criminally responsible John Hamilton Dramatic Monologue prison, death, judgement, life, mental
Premium Member Poem WHEN WEARING ORANGE IS NOT A GOOD LOOK JAN ALLISON Free verse conflict, murder, prison,
Premium Member Poem Wistful Funom Makama Acrostic prison, anxiety, bereavement, depression, desire,
Premium Member Poem The battle between body and spirit John Hamilton Free verse prison, evil, faith, health, hope,
THE I OF THE STORM Ann Gilmour Free verse angst, mental illness, prison,
The imprisoned soul Priyanka Dhondale ABC prison, 12th grade, freedom, imagery,
The Ether of Silence Oliver Pierce Free verse prison, anxiety, cry, freedom, humanity,
Premium Member Poem a world of prison lucifer very very very 1st Free verse prison, science, science fiction,
Calling John Harvey Leighton J Rees Rhyme prison, addiction, age, loneliness, lonely,
Premium Member Poem SECRET DIRTY PRISON LETTER James Edward Lee Sr. Footle prison, anxiety, assonance, august, meaningful,
Society Tailor K.S. LAKSHMI Free verse prison, community, conflict, endurance, life,
Premium Member Poem JUDGE AND JURY JENNIFER PROXENOS Rhyme death, murder, prison,
Belong jay moore Narrative prison,
Look I do have a heart jay moore Rhyme prison, father daughter, father son,
Premium Member Poem A Funny Thing Happened On The way To My Hanging -Part Deux Tom Cunningham Rhyme prison, america, children, family, horse,
A Killers Killer jay moore I do not know? prison, crazy, dark, death, evil,
Enemy- In A Me jay moore I do not know? prison, addiction, confusion, drink, drug,
The truth jay moore Prose Poetry prison, crazy, dark, death, evil,
Free jay moore Prose Poetry prison, crazy, dark, evil, horror,
Contact is Hope John Blake Blank verse prison, angst, endurance, freedom, friendship
Premium Member Poem Addiction to Prison Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse prison, earth, fear, freedom, health,
'At Bay' Kurt Philip Behm Rhyme prison,
A Prison of Freedom Debjani Mitra Rhyme prison, age, bird, freedom, future,
Pinching of a Made Man Freddie Robinson Jr. Dramatic Verse allegory, prison, truth, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem a prisoner of war lucifer very very very 1st Free verse prison, time, war,
Prisoner Of Disguise Kurt Philip Behm Rhyme prison,
If Walls Could Talk Kurt Philip Behm Rhyme freedom, prison,
I HATE THE FACTS VAL BROOKLYN Rogers BLK PANTHER Cinquain prison, care, conflict, environment, fear,
Attica to Alcatraz Freddie Robinson Jr. Bio history, prison, slavery, truth,
Premium Member Poem FERAL FREE Line Gauthier Free verse prison, beauty, bird, color, freedom,
Premium Member Poem CONTEMPLATING Line Gauthier Senryu prison, flower, freedom, introspection, perspective,
Things I left behind Karley Hinton I do not know? deep, depression, prison,
Life Karley Hinton I do not know? addiction, conflict, prison,
Prison Timothy McGuire Rhyme prison, sin,
Premium Member Poem IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : XIX and XXX T Wignesan Dramatic Monologue prison, anti bullying, betrayal, people,
Trumperie Rico Leffanta Limerick prison, child abuse, children, culture,