Category: INMATE POEMS

Tears Never Cried, by John Mcconnell

A blog entry/poem by Mac Imagine teardrops never cried from all of the pain trapped inside. Just waiting to escape through the windows of your eyes. “Why wont you let us out?” The tears question the conscience “Relinquish all of your fears and doubts and heal yourself in […]

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Born For This, by Eyba Brown

(poem) by: Eyba “Prime Time” Brown No one enters life all bad or all good. That is mostly defined by your circumstances, your situations, your hood. You may look at a precious baby and think this isn’t so. But one day you tell them to come here, who […]

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Life Lesson, by Ryan Bell Jr.

“I’m a tornado in the winter, and a blizzard in the summer, I’m a flood in a desert and a thunderstorm without thunder. I know it sounds crazy and makes you wonder, but know that I’m unlike anything that’s ever been discovered. If you could scan my body […]

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Things, by Maurice Brown

There are things to think about; and there are things to say, there are things that actions prove; and faith should lead our way, the holy Spirit has a course; the will of God is true, the hope we have inside us; what can its courage do? We […]

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Sour Taste, by Joshua Hairston

I siphoned out Africa’s pidgin, from the Englishman’s jargon and was regarded as equal – I Mastered The Tongue Of The People Who Mastered My People – speeding passed, exceeding the mass of practicing “legals” – slowed by circumspection – my soul’s recollection – the coldest dereliction – […]

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Peace Was Won, by Mark Blain

With an eager heart, and a will on fire, I sought to win my great desire. “Peace shall be mine,” I cried! But life grew bitter in the endless strive. My heart grew weary and my pride wounded deep. To heaven I wailed, “God give me peace!” The […]

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In My Words, by Anthony L. Waters

poetry: Begging God, will he please save us, stressing got me snatching the hair off my head like Viola Davis, so pure in my mind meditating just to pass the time, I am pressing forward in life, not going to rewind, even though ain’t nothing change, being black […]

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Y, by Anthony Waters

poetry: Y u dudes got my name in your mouth like I ain’t gone see u all when I get out, yeah I done been in rough and spots and tuff places, so what make u think I ain’t gone remember yall haters faces. yo y y’all got […]

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Happy Mothers Day, by James Harris

poem: women yall are gods best creation yall are loving,caring,beautiful and so amazing thank you for all that yall do the reason god made yall is because we can’t survive without you yall are determined,dedicated and so strong yall love us unconditionally even tho we do yall wrong […]

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SINNERS, by Rodney Siler

Baptised in the streets, forehead anointed with gin. Redemption comes with a price and it resurrected in sin. Salvage through the pain, earth bound desired. Screaming hallelujah with my soul on fire. Blood stained sheets and your innocents gone. Bound to this world, but I’m spiritually strong. Mama […]

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Nephew, by Anthony L. Waters

poetry: young and green, his best friend is his girl and she ride for the team, popping at any thing that’s moving because he will kill for the cream, smart boy with a good head on his shoulders, yet trying to find some hope, his occupation is sitting […]

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Mindful, by William Bethea

Every day I see or hear something that more or less kills me with delight, that leaves me like a needle in the haystack of light. it was what I was bron for – to look, to listen, to lose myself inside this soft world – to instruct […]

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A HUSTLER, by Anthony Waters

poetry: I aint Tommy so here figure this out, being persistent is being relentless when trapping in the drout, winning yet tired of living because u never know the ending, staying fly is staying on top of every thing that’s trending, while catching cases and dealing with charges […]

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