Get Your Premium Membership

Short Prisoner Poems

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


my grandfather
Stuck in his wheelchair
a prisoner in his own mind...

Read More
Categories: prisoner, confusion
Form: Monoku



Prisoner of fate
Jobless, indebted -
battles with insanity 
- writes haiku shaiku...

Read More
Categories: prisoner, depression, hope, life, loss, on work and
Form: Haiku
Premium Member put me in a chain gang
i’m a prisoner
please put me in a chain gang
so others will know

...

Read More
Categories: prisoner, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 8th
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Bird Seed
Bird Seed

The power of a small kindness,
can never be overstated.
...

Read More
© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: prisoner, color, gospel, graduate, graduation, grandchild, happy, hero,
Form: Free verse
Winter's Hostage
Petrified by snow,
Captive limbs...shackled by ice:
Prisoner of frost....

Read More
Categories: prisoner, nature, seasons
Form: Haiku



Premium Member prisoner


prisoner 
deeply buried
inner voice



posted on April 28, 2018...

Read More
Categories: prisoner, change, freedom, heart, longing, psychological, voice, wisdom,
Form: Senryu
Ears Versus Nose
The lone prisoner 
escapes from the police dogs 
for he hears their barks....

Read More
Categories: prisoner, life,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Truth
Truth 

You are everything you told me you are, 
I just was not listening. 
...

Read More
© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: prisoner, angel, anti bullying, atheist, hero, inspirational, meaningful,
Form: Haiku
Prisoner
Darkness wraps itself
around my heart,
raping my spirit,
keeping me it's prisoner....

Read More
Categories: prisoner, depression
Form: I do not know?
Imprisoned
Darkness wraps itself
around my heart, 
raping my spirit,
keeping me it's prisoner.

...

Read More
Categories: prisoner, depression, life, sad
Form: Free verse
Some Days
Some days when the curtains are drawn
I sit naked, pretending to be a prisoner
of love.
...

Read More
Categories: prisoner, abuse, betrayal, confusion,
Form: Free verse
The Prisoner
Mansion of body
Adorable abode of soul
Converts into prison
By the cruel hands
Of passing time
...

Read More
Categories: prisoner, life, philosophy,
Form: Tanka
BRIEFLY
every claim not truth
what take you prisoner
flying too much lie
among difficult from wriggle...

Read More
Categories: prisoner, age,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Great Escape
Gone
Run Away
Entirely
Alone
The
Enemy
Xhausted
Communications
About
Prisoner 
Escaping
...

Read More
Categories: prisoner, 10th grade,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Disappeared
written special
blinked one time
cyber prisoner
...

Read More
Categories: prisoner, on writing and words,
Form: Haiku
Define Love
Love, giver of life
Love, often prisoner of hearts 
mentor, tormentor


Cynthia


"Skat Contest"...

Read More
Categories: prisoner, love,
Form: Senryu
Caporal la Violette
Victim of format,
prisoner of rhyme

Inmate of vision
—exile sublime

(Monmartre France: April, 1978) 
...

Read More
Categories: prisoner, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Luscious
just one look: love captured far,
prisoner of your chocolate bar.


Here and Now Contest Entry for Mr. Parise...

Read More
Categories: prisoner, love
Form: Epigram
Prisoner
I know a man who is a prisoner
It breaks my heart to see
Because it is he
Who holds the key
For him to walk free...

Read More
Categories: prisoner, confidence, conflict, courage, depression, prison, violence, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Words that Hurt
Words that Hurt

…
Fill in the blank.
…
Keep writing.
…
Stop crying.
…
Pray.

See.
It worked.

Amen.
...

Read More
© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: prisoner, abuse, anti bullying, anxiety, art, atheist, death,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member FORGOTTEN TREES
fresh rain sticks out its tongue, a depressor.
tortured trees give up, hands held
up like a prisoner.

2/6/2019
...

Read More
Categories: prisoner, weather,
Form: Kimo
Premium Member tides
lazily the waves

lap the pebbles on the beach

a crab scurries by

to burrow beneath wet sand

a prisoner of the tides...

Read More
Categories: prisoner, ocean,
Form: Tanka
Free Prisoner
The free prisoner
captured by uncertainties 
where is your mind strength?





By:Charles Melody (lightning ink)....

Read More
Categories: prisoner, brother
Form: Haiku
Van Winkled
I went to sleep at fourteen
and woke up at forty
A prisoner of reluctance
—casualty of time

(Dreamsleep: July, 2022)
...

Read More
Categories: prisoner, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member PRISONER




















        04-27-2021
Contest:Writing Prompt - Breathe
Sponsor: Constance La France
...

Read More
© Alexis Y.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: prisoner, for him, love,
Form: Sonnet