Category: INMATE POEMS

AFRAID, by Antonio Powell

Poem//Spokenword Afraid………Yeaa that’s the word I want somebody to tell me its going to be OK when I’m really down and out and I’m going through it day for day,,,,Afraid I might lose those I love or they might walk away,,,I just want somebody to listen but even […]

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C.R.C., by Keith Bond Jr.

Sorrow in the flames of a infant mind . Chain to the womb of a gifted lie . Mistaken by the loved of false pride. Knowing your creation was a gimmick to time. As they lay entwined lustful passion marked the sheets. Unknown to the trouble that’s set […]

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A Poem, by John Hudson

Just a little poem I wrote last night while locked in my cell and was lost in thought! They tried to discourage me from writing music because they see the positive impact it has on people so they took away all my recording devices, instruments, and expelled me […]

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LOVE, by Angel Dejesus

I like to dedicate this poem to my partner my soulmate my life, Jennifer Dejesus. I also want everyone who take the opportunity to read this, that as a man incarcerated for 24 years and continuing to work on myself I’ve come to understand that when love comes […]

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My Fight, by Ali Ace Jabbaar

(sorry for cursing). My fight for being relevant is celibate. People give no fucks but then I’m blamed for being arrogant? Most choices in my life are being made because I’m sharing it(my life) But that’s not by choice like single mother co-parenting In the calm I ride […]

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Promises, by NEKRUMAH REID

N.Reid #1492548 Age 36 Poem Title: Promises We make them and break them, fimd comfort in many, specifying down to detail, hanging and dragging every word to be heard, clenching on shots of hope, simultaneously our brain taking notes, trying so hard not to believe there all lies, […]

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Untitled, by William Bethea

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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A poem, by Don Mitchell

Cerulean Sky Oh how magnificent that cerulean sky, on the other side of gray. How I hope and pray to live once more beneath that blue to stay. Through all the years I’ve given this gray, I hope to have paid my bill, and live once again under […]

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