Tag Archives: Poetry

  1. Inmate / Officer

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    October 23, 2014 by J_R_Heaney

    This short poem is inspired by a section from Crime and Punishment: Inside Views edited by Robert Johnson and Hans Toch. The …
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  2. Canvas

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    September 24, 2014 by J_R_Heaney

    Canvas Born blank like a canvas Not white, Not black, Nothing but opportunity. — You picked me up, Picked up …
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  3. Naked

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    July 23, 2014 by sarahbousquet1

    Naked In prison, You are naked Nothing to hide behind Nothing to shield you You are alone   There is …
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  4. Painted Man

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    July 15, 2014 by alexamariekelly

    In my life I painted houses Dripped color on clean walls I trace the battle scar that spans my stomach …
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  5. Prey

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    July 9, 2014 by J_R_Heaney

    Beads of sweat tremble Falling from the man’s face, Landing on wrists and legs Trapped. The man looks around (No …
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  6. Bare

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    April 29, 2014 by canyoufeelitburning

    This poem reflects the intrusive nature of incarceration, specifically in the woman’s experience.    Naked bodies Vulnerable Sensitive Free   …
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  7. Trust

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    April 22, 2014 by sarahbousquet1

    (Trigger warning, content refers to sexual assault)   Trust     Who do you trust When the world denies your …
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  8. Write your name

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    April 8, 2014 by alexamariekelly

    across my chest etched in stretch marks and long nights are the times i held you baby boy, you are …
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  9. Identity Lost, Call Inmate 203 if Found

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    March 18, 2014 by sarahbousquet1

    Identity Lost, Call Inmate 203 if Found The walls are closing in The air is suffocating In this tiny cell …
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  10. Collateral Damage

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    February 18, 2014 by canyoufeelitburning

    This is a found poem from an article about the Loud Music trial’s conclusion. A found poem is a poem constructed …
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