Letter From A Prisoner

Letter From A Prisoner

A Poem by George Coombs
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Linked to my activities among people in prison

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Letter From A Prisoner


again...your letter...

faint struggling writing

fear in every sound

doors slamming...keys rattling

cell walls hideous with blood...

held in predatory

solitude...


in fear of my life”


no...this is not justice...

it is terror traumatising

the wounded mind...

person is lost winter leaf

cold...alone...

George Coombs


© 2017 George Coombs



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Passionate write - which raises an important issue (speaking from a UK viewpoint here); do prison mental health services now need to ensure that teams are delivering cogent trauma-based interventions. Especially where they are relevant and insure outcomes for prisoners are measured and acted upon. Poignantly penned my friend … :-)

Posted 11 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

George Coombs

11 Months Ago

Thankyou for your interesting review Phil, prison mental health services seldom if ever deliver the .. read more



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Yes, I expect many a prisoner feels like this, Whatever happened to care and rehabilitation?
I am a big believer of even the hardest of criminals being able to change their mind-set. They say, no-one is beyond redemption.

Posted 10 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

George Coombs

10 Months Ago

Thankyou for your thoughtful review
This poem touched me within. It is beautifully written. I love it.

Posted 10 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

George Coombs

10 Months Ago

Thankyou so much
Frightening, haunting words,...the letter of a lost soul...cages are not humane for animals or men. Your words touch my heart.

Posted 11 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

George Coombs

11 Months Ago

Thankyou Annette this man is certainly living a distressed state at the moment, I share your thughts.. read more
Passionate write - which raises an important issue (speaking from a UK viewpoint here); do prison mental health services now need to ensure that teams are delivering cogent trauma-based interventions. Especially where they are relevant and insure outcomes for prisoners are measured and acted upon. Poignantly penned my friend … :-)

Posted 11 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

George Coombs

11 Months Ago

Thankyou for your interesting review Phil, prison mental health services seldom if ever deliver the .. read more

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George Coombs
George Coombs

Brighton and Hove, Southern, United Kingdom



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