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Short Prison Poems

Short Prison Poems. Below are examples of the most popular short poems about Prison by PoetrySoup poets. Search short poems about Prison by length and keyword.


Prison
Prison walls
containing
or repelling
end life...

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Categories: prison, confusion, depression,
Form: Haiku



Today's Gitmo
Guantanamo 
prison of debate
which side is in the right?
...

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Categories: prison, political,
Form: Questionku
The Golden Fleece
Cherished gold
illuminating
eyes glint leaving emptiness...

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Categories: cry, dark, evil, lust, prison,
Form: Haiku
Confined
Stand behind the line. 
Read the sign. 
No touching allowed....

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© Just Dylan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, desire, longing, love hurts, prison,
Form: Tristich
Premium Member Jell-O
Jell-O it seems
is a prison dish
   #metoo told you so!


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Categories: prison, abuse, child abuse, emotions, pain, social, women,
Form: Free verse



32
Even a thick fog
On a warm winter morning
Dont hide prison gates...

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Categories: prison, nature,
Form: Haiku
5
Surrounded by snow
A red prison bench sits calm
Alone in the dark...

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Categories: prison, nature,
Form: Haiku
27
A prison tower
Bleak in the cold distant dawn
Sits and stares at me...

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Categories: prison, nature,
Form: Haiku
Fortynine
In dreams we venture
Prison of violet walls
Torrid flow of time
...

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Categories: prison, mystery, nature,
Form: Haiku
reflections
unable to touch
sad reflections of my past
but things are made new...

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Categories: prison,
Form: Haiku
my prison
I know this is hell
thru all the pain and pleasure
i see my prison...

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Categories: prison, life
Form: Haiku
Prison
Prison walls are black
Violence and pain inside
Never to be free
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Categories: prison, loss
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Prolific Letter
From his prison cell,
Under a Birmingham sky:
His heart responded....

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Categories: prison, history
Form: Senryu
The Barber
harvests all grass
growing in every head, beard
boils it for soup
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Categories: humorous, prison, satire,
Form: Haiku
A prison
A prison of fear
Walls pretty, safe and glass clear
Still a prison here...

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Categories: prison, fear, people, philosophy,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member 20 to Life
tall walls, life on hold
suspended animation
thick concrete, damp air...

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Categories: life, loss, prison,
Form: Senryu
Confinement
confinement in my home
a prison with mental bars
my mind wants to escape...

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Categories: prison, anxiety, extended metaphor, health,
Form: Free verse
Sad one liner
After several weeks, she went from hospital to prison.

October 11, 2016...

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Categories: change, depression, grief, health, horror, prison, sad,
Form: Free verse
Simple Recruit
Running from the cops
To thirsty vampires... set up
For death for prison....

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Categories: prison, black african american, confusion, death, education, history,
Form: Senryu
Freedom Awaits
Tired Ravens of night,
Fly away from your prison.
Daybreak brings freedom....

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Categories: prison, animals, nature
Form: Haiku
Moves
Love is a chess game
Life is a maze
Earth is a prison
and Salvation prays...

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Categories: prison, analogy, life,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Data Clouds
Dark clouds gathering

all world communication

privacy canceled
...

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Categories: dark, freedom, internet, prison, social, storm, world,
Form: Haiku
The Duckling
Black wings fluttering
   Pecking at pale prison walls-
Now free for cold swim...

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© Amy Green  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: prison, animals, life, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Guilty But
Yes she stole the bread
But does she deserve prison
For feeding her child?...

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Categories: prison, my children,
Form: Senryu
In A Cold Prison Yard - Haiku
bare Crepe Myrtle tree
waiting for spring to blossom
basks in the sunset


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Categories: prison, nature
Form: Haiku