Jamie Haddock

Rookie - 3 Points (11-15-72 / Amarillo, Texas)

Jail - Poem by Jamie Haddock

I knew it was to late
After I'd had my court date
I don't know if it was fate
But now I'm a detainee of the state
No matter that this Jail I hate
If only I'd known my freedom was at stake
But now all I can do is sit here and wait
For the day I can exit this gate.

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  • (1/10/2006 3:22:00 PM)


    Your poem feels as if it is written
    from real life experience. If thats the
    case, it is a very brave write.
    Hope that part of your life is far behind
    you. Thank you for sharing.
    Kindest Regards Slim. x.
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 10, 2006



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