Beyond These Walls


Beyond these walls is a path that leads
to contentment, when put in the right environment,

Beyond these walls is the joys of pleasure
that can last forever,

Beyond these walls is the freedom to roam
without being controlled by others,

Beyond these walls is peace when you have
let go of the past and now you live amongst
the free,

Beyond these walls is justice when you walk
in the path of the righteous against injustice,

Beyond these wall is where the stars shine
bright and the flowers bloom with beauty,

Beyond these walls is Love, happiness, and
glory when you finally get the chance to
share your story.

Beyond these walls is a future that I seek,

Beyond these walls is freedom to me…


  1. Tim Kuang on September 30, 2023 at 10:44 PM

    I like the repetition of the phrase “Beyond these walls….” at the beginning of every stanza; it adds a hopeful tone throughout the poem.

  2. Ashanti Salmon on October 1, 2023 at 2:25 PM

    This is perfect. I love the way it ebbed and flowed and I love that it signifies everything we take for granted and how you’re yearning for that. I hope you get everything you’re wanting and you get to experience the beauty beyond those walls. Keep working at your goals and everything will fall in place.

  3. lexi galsband on October 1, 2023 at 9:18 PM

    Hi AD!

    I loved this poem! Personally, the message I received from reading this was that life can be good once you break past the obstacles that stand in the way of happiness. I am going through a lot in my life right now and your poem gave me a different perspective, so thank you.

    Lexi Galsband

  4. Ernest on October 1, 2023 at 10:56 PM

    I really like this poem for it emphasizes the idea of freedom, and that life inside the wall is the opposite of such. We have no choices of our daily routine, of our life decisions, of our own future when we are within the walls. We are stuck here, forever wondering in our minds how the past can never be let go of, and is stuck within us, within the walls for as long as we are stuck here. There is no sweeter word than freedom. And freedom is what humanizes us.

  5. DarkPheonix on October 2, 2023 at 1:15 AM

    Your poetic expression beautifully captures the essence of liberation and the boundless possibilities that lie beyond the confines of our perceived limitations. It serves as a reminder that freedom encompasses not only the absence of physical constraints but also the freedom of the soul and spirit. Your words inspire a sense of hope, encouraging us to break down the walls that confine us and venture into a world where love, happiness, and justice prevail. Well done on crafting such a poignant reflection on the profound journey to true freedom.

  6. Aidan bridge on October 2, 2023 at 9:27 PM

    I enjoy the sense of optimistic longing, that things will be okay regardless of the situation that you find yourself in. It is very commendable.

  7. Jamie on October 5, 2023 at 12:34 PM

    I think it’s beautiful that you know exactly what awaits you on the outside. It seems that you are very In touch with your emotions and are mentally aware of your well-being. It takes a special person to communicate their feelings so clearly. Keep up the amazing work and maintain that positive mentality!

  8. Jonah on October 8, 2023 at 12:51 PM

    AD, your use of repetition in this poem shows that you are knowledgeable and dedicated. “Beyond these walls is justice when you walk in the path of the righteous against injustice” is an incredible phrase that I doubt many others could write so eloquently. Please keep writing, as your poem was beautiful.

  9. Omar Amrani on October 8, 2023 at 9:53 PM


    Your poem is inspiring, and allows the reader to imagine a world beyond the confinement of our minds. The line “beyond these walls” stands as a representation of the indomitable human spirit, and the will of a person to reach beyond their imagination and make a glorious existence.

  10. Maxim Stone on October 10, 2023 at 10:09 AM

    I truly felt the emotion in the writing. I can see where this person is coming from and why they feel the way they do. I feel that they will have a chance to share their story. I can see the story they are trying to convey and it is very clear and meaningful.

  11. Maggie Claire on October 11, 2023 at 10:10 AM

    Hi AD! I really enjoyed reading your poem about the freedom you hope to find behind the walls that hold you in. Not only the freedom that you hope to find, but also the love and happiness that you seek, and a chance to finally share the story of your life. It is truly inspiring to see how bright-spirited you are. I believe that there will come a day when you find peace beyond the walls that you describe, a day where you will be able to be free, a day where you will get to see the stars shine and the beautiful showers bloom, and there will be a day where you can finally share your story, a day where you will have your freedom. Keep your spirits high, and be the best version of yourself that you can be.

  12. Kate Lilley on October 11, 2023 at 6:24 PM

    This is such a beautiful and heart wrenching poem. I can tell that you put your whole soul into it. It shows what you’ve been through and how you’re stronger because of it. Always remember to keep your head up. You seem like such a brave person, and you’re writing truly reflects that.

  13. Donny on October 16, 2023 at 8:53 PM

    Hello AD,
    I love the Poem! I thought the repetition use was masterful here! Starting each line with “Beyond these Walls” was absolutely beautiful. I really get a sense of passion from your writing here . The final line has so much emotion in it, and is a great conclusion to the poem. I love your writing and I hope you continue to write more wonderful poems!

  14. Peter Zhang on October 22, 2023 at 12:19 AM

    This poem explores the concept of liberation and the promise of a brighter future beyond the confines of the current circumstances. It touches upon various facets of life and human experience, which are universally relatable. The idea of finding contentment, pleasure, freedom, peace, justice, and love beyond these walls is a sentiment that transcends cultural boundaries. It symbolizes the human desire for a better life and a brighter future, which is a theme that resonates with people from all walks of life, including those from different cultural backgrounds. It’s a hopeful and optimistic portrayal of the human spirit’s yearning for something better.

  15. Choudhry Ahmed on October 22, 2023 at 2:34 PM

    It beautifully illustrates how, even when faced with formidable inner obstacles, we possess the capacity to break through these barriers and discover the vast potential that lies beyond. This work encourages us to believe in our ability to conquer our own limitations and experience the freedom and growth that await on the other side of our mental walls.

  16. Hensi on October 22, 2023 at 8:14 PM

    Hopefully you find the solace outside of those walls one day. Keep your head up!

  17. Rahul on October 23, 2023 at 1:45 AM

    “Beyond These Walls” by AD beautifully expresses the yearning for freedom and a brighter future, symbolizing the universal human desire for a life filled with love, happiness, and the chance to share one’s unique story with the world. This poem serves as a powerful reminder that, even in the face of adversity, there is always a path to liberation and a more promising tomorrow.

  18. Olivia P. on October 29, 2023 at 11:41 PM

    This was such a great poem to read. It focused on the freedoms of the world outside of the “walls” the author is behind. I think this poem does a terrific job of making readers appreciate the freedoms we often take for granted. From the “stars shine bright and flowers bloom with beauty” to “a future that I seek” and “freedom” this poem really makes readers think about the trivial aspects of life and how we take them for granted. This poem also makes readers consider the deeper aspects of life and why we need to appreciate what we have.

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