Poem: “The Road for Me”

The Road for Me

Three months I’ve been in jail in one month it changed me.
My first poem “Change” was the new me.
I’m mad it took this to help me see.
There’s better things than just being on the block doing nothing.
I understand that you many have grew up on crime and don’t know anything.
But change is easy just let it be.
The things I did was for the adrenaline rush and out of curiosity.
I’ve done what I wanted and I won’t look back twice.
I’m looking forward to a better life.
I’m telling you if you’re doing crimes that road will leave you no reward at the ending.
I’m telling you that’s the wrong road from the beginning.


  1. Krystal on December 15, 2010 at 11:14 PM

    Your poem sounds like it would read well for an open mic poetry. My favorite line is “But change is easy just let it be.” Many people struggle with change and resist it at great lengths. However, once one is willing to accept change, paths to positivity become much easier to navigate. I am very happy for you and the positive changes you are making in your life!

  2. kassidilenae on November 17, 2020 at 3:06 PM

    Thank you for being so vulnerable in this poem! You are wise beyond your years. I takes so many people a long time to realize the emptiness of things that only bring instant gratification. I hope that you continue to search for true meaning in your life and stay away from crime. Keep writing; we hear you!


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