Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

Gold Star - 7,163 Points (Baltimore, Maryland)

The Trap - Poem by Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

Men clutching bars
Locked away in darkness
Silhouetted shadows.
Clang!
Clang!
The doors.
Their minds automatic calendars.
We have mixed emotions...
Our minds are crowded with emotions.
I look back no more to those grey walls
But its sounds echo - echo
LOUD!
My heart has ears
My eyes shed tears!

Written after doing poetry workshop with inmates at the Md. Penn. in Baltimore, Maryland...198....


Comments about The Trap by Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

  • (11/2/2007 10:01:00 PM)


    Great write, and great thing you did with inmates, Dorothy!
    Blessings,
    Theo
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Poem Submitted: Friday, November 2, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, April 21, 2011


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