Category: INMATE POEMS

Poetry by Kareem Shabazz

Plantation toil, Penitentiary moil, When slavery ends The Prison Industrial Complex begins. Check your history 1863 to the 21st century Wanton misery, no mystery.. statistics quite frightening, Fraught with disparity… African Americans constitute 12 percent of the nation, 50 percent of the prison population, That’s mass incarceration, modern […]

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Poem. by Micheal Roston

The Rebirth Of A Broken Heart! I am a soul of polestar. i advance freely at will, with much intellect. Not long ago “my heart,” “my heart” got slit in half slightly hanging on by its threads. The ones, I regard encourage the pain which my tears drops […]

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(poem) by Josh Dixon

This is not my poem. Its by Nathaniel, i post it because i feel where he comein from and tryin get too. As the days go by, i miss my love ones more and more; being inside these gates are like being in a war. seems they do […]

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WORST DAY EVER? By: Tommie Forster

Today was the absolute worst day ever And don’t try to convince me that There’s something good in every day Because, when you take a closer look, This world is a pretty evil place. Even if Some goodness does shine through once in a while Satisfaction and happiness […]

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*New Day* by Adam Hudson

Shadderd dreams and broken truths lies and menipulation is all Ive ever knowen Apologies spoken, making admends, forging a bridge over the ripples in life Ive created. Now in a meddow of green pastures down on Bended knee i pray for forgiveness. A new life in christ now […]

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I want to be… by Daniel J. Royston

You know those stories where an athlete inspires young athletes to be better or maybe a singer inspires someone to become a singer? We’ve all heard those stories right? Well…this isn’t one of those. [8^) As a writer and a performer you may know me as Dan, Daniel, […]

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by Mwaniki Johnson

How Important is “Me” So, So serious Am “I” But How important are “You” To a “Me” Like the buzzin bee With a bird and cherry tree “Me” can see “You” Like no other But Creation of “Us” is Intertwined like Nations of Administrated Vibrations That will Birth […]

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TODAY by Shawn Diaz

Mend a quarrel. Search out a forgotten friend. Dismiss suspicion and replace it with trust. Write a letter. Share some treasure. Give a soft answer. Encourage youth. Manifest your loyalty in word or deed. Keep a promise. Find the time. Forego a grudge. Forgive an enemy. Listen. Apologize […]

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poems, by Terrell Yarbrough

“things I been going through” “war” my body gets older as my heart gets colder, but that’s the price I pay to live the life of a soldier, the life of a soldier where things never last, were the ones you love the most become a thing of […]

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