Fear

Fear

By AL Yesterday, fear was my greatest enemy Yet, today it’s a companion of mine And since no man can foretell the future Tomorrow we’ll see what we shall find

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I Forgot Who I Was

By HW I woke up one day feeling powerless & caged. I felt lost and afraid, it was freedom I craved! I felt like no one loved me & I was all alone. I felt young & lost, but I’m fully grown. Beat down by life & my own mind. I let myself down and…

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Penitentiary’s Soul

By AG Penitentiary’s therapy Thriller of the cage; Or is it rage? An emaciated man covered in a crimson crown, head unbowed. Stall-fed verifier Subsisting on other’s tears Or is it fear? Herculean beastly forearm. Crisscrossed with scars; Each slice a clash With weakness. IN the center of your pain. IN the center of your…

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Under the Jail

By SC So very far, way way down deep There’s brothers’ souls stuck in the foundation and the price they paid was not cheap I think of the good men who passed through jail And those who didn’t make it because for them it was hell Under the jail, where I now reside I’m sure…

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Human Nature

By SAT Every day I struggle and ask are we fighting for a cause or just because. Ain’t no sense in raising your fist if you don’t even know what you’re fighting for. But I’m scared to put my hands down to keep from getting hit in the face. I won’t just brace up against…

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