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Missing Boyfriend In Jail Poem

My boyfriend just recently got sent off. I have had really bad depression problems since then, so writing poems about him and how I feel has really helped me. Thanks for reading. Hope y'all enjoy. Love y'all.

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My boyfriend did 2 months in jail then he got out and went to a inpatient program. He has been in there 4 and a half months, and yesterday was his first overnight visit to spend time with me,...

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I Know It

© more by Misti L. Green

Published by Family Friend Poems December 2007 with permission of the Author.

It was love at first sight.
When I saw you, I knew
Together we would be,
Just me and you.

You're the only one
I love you so much.
I'm all alone now,
And I long for your touch.

It seems so long
Since you have left.
You said you would be back.
I just hope for the best.

It has been three days...
I miss you so.
I wish that I
Was allowed to go.

You said you would call
When you arrived.
But when you didn't,
It made me cry.

I count down the days
Until you're back in my world.
I still can't believe
That you chose me to be your girl.

My love is true,
I know yours is too.
I can't wait
To be back with you.


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  • Trisha by Trisha
  • 5 years ago

My boyfriend did 2 months in jail then he got out and went to a inpatient program. He has been in there 4 and a half months, and yesterday was his first overnight visit to spend time with me, but he ended up in jail again. He was doing so well, and now I don't know what to do. I will always be here for him no matter what because I love him so much. Our 2-year anniversary is coming up in November on the 12th, the same day of my daughter's birthday. I'm hurt right now. I just keep hoping I don't have a heart attack from my high blood pressure. I'm so hurt inside; it feels like someone is ripping out my heart.

  • Monty Carlo by Monty Carlo
  • 6 years ago

My boyfriend has been locked up since April of this year and will be released (with good behavior) in March of next year. Ever since the first day he called me from inside of jail, I have kept money on the phone so we can talk to each other and I also send letters and pictures. Yes, I do agree it's hard to deal with the amount that you miss them and not being able to touch them, kiss them, and being with them every day. But you will see them again, and when you do it will be such a great feeling.

  • Elizabeth Smit by Elizabeth Smit
  • 6 years ago

My boyfriend went jail at end of December. He's currently got another 23 months. We weren't together long, only about 5 months, before he went, but it doesn't change how much I love him. I miss him so much and every day is so hard. I just look forward to the day he's out. I will honestly be the happiest girl in the world! Most people don't understand. They think I'm silly for waiting. I get comments like, "Why waste your life waiting around?" But I couldn't imagine my life without him. No one knows him like me, and it's true that good people can make bad choices. It doesn't make them bad people! Just stupid lol!! Oh well. I'm just glad I can read these and there are people in the same situation as me. It makes me feel a bit better because none of my friends understand. :( It's so hard. I don't know how I cope. Sometimes I just lie in bed all day and cry. Love my inmate so much.

  • TaliMazmas by TaliMazmas
  • 6 years ago

My fiancé and I have been together for 8 years, and he got locked up in October 2016 up until now. There's always this lump stuck in my throat when I think about him and how long he's been gone already. I don't know when exactly he will be out, but I look forward to it. I'll be the happiest woman on earth--God knows. What really hurts is that he got locked up and convicted for something he never did. Life can be so unfair at times. My heart bleeds every day.

  • Kekee by Kekee
  • 6 years ago

I definitely understand where you're coming from! My baby has been locked up since October 2016, also for some stuff his friends did. It stinks that they have to suffer for somebody else's actions, but everything will work itself out and we will get through this! Keep your head up and your faith in God.

  • Hisbabygirl by Hisbabygirl
  • 7 years ago

So my boyfriend just got locked up about three weeks ago. We have been dating on and off for the past 6 years. He is my best friend, and I love him and miss him so much it hurts. He is facing up to six years in jail. He is an addict. That's why he has been in and out of jail for. I'm scared because that is a long time to be away from someone you love. I write him every day and think of him all the time. He is my world.

  • DysonsBowe87 by DysonsBowe87
  • 7 years ago

My boyfriend was recently arrested. My days are long and sad without him here. I am missing him so much it hurts and some days I struggle to get up from bed. My only good days are when I am able to go visit him. It sucks that I can't see him everyday or be able to touch him or kiss him. I read this poem and it describes exactly how I feel. I eagerly await for the day when he is released. We both hate being separated this long and can't wait to be in each other's arms again.

  • Brittanie by Brittanie
  • 6 years ago

I get what you are all saying. My man is only 26 years old. He got arrested yesterday for something he didn't do. He's getting 3 months because he took the rat because his friends ran off. I'm only 30 years old with three kids. Two are mine and one is a stepson I’m raising. It's been 3 days, and it feels like forever. I miss him. Does it get any better? I don't think so, but thank God it's only 3 months, maybe 2, I don't know, but I'm writing to him every day and visit when I can.

  • Caylee by Caylee
  • 7 years ago

I can't eat, I can't sleep without him here. I've been through this before. Four months out of the year. This time I don't know how long he'll sit jail. Drugs have consumed his life, and now he's worried I won't wait for him, but I love my man of 9 months whom I've been through hell and back with. Now that he's gone for x amount of time my sadness consumes me.

  • Rosie Palmerin by Rosie Palmerin
  • 7 years ago

I know exactly how you feel. Mine just got locked up about a month ago. It sucks. The visits hurt the most because you can't leave with him...you have to leave him there. Keep your head up. If you write him, look up "I love my inmate quotes," and you can write him the quotes from there. I write my fiancé those all the time and my fiancé loves them. Keep your head up. Out of this experience y'alls relationship will be stronger than ever...

  • Mirandasanmiguel by Mirandasanmiguel
  • 7 years ago

I'm only 10 years old but I still have feelings and my dad recently got shot and thrown in jail. I miss him so much. I carry pictures of him to make sure I will not forget him.

  • Ashley Pratt by Ashley Pratt, Pa
  • 9 years ago

Me and my boyfriend were together 2 weeks shy of a year and we had just had a baby girl 2.5 months before he was taken away....I wonder if they will both have a connection since he'll be away for a while...for now we talk as much as we can and write all the Time....I'm happy to say that our love has gotten so much stronger since this incident and if we can get through this we can get through anything.

  • Alycia by Alycia, Ft. Lauderdale Florida
  • 9 years ago

My boyfriend went to jail a week before valentines day and has been there since. He pushed me away emotionally before he went away so I wouldn't be hurt or disappointed in him. I know he loves me because I'm close with his family. I don't know what to do. I'm trying to stay so strong for myself and I let him know constantly that I'm here for him no matter what. I came across this poem and loved it. Its hard finding someone who can relate to my situation but you guys all kind of do haha.

  • Jessica Ramirez by Jessica Ramirez
  • 10 years ago

My fiancé went to jail in March of 2012 and he is still in prison waiting for his released day which is January 2014 and it has been really hard because when he got locked up I found out I was pregnant and now our baby is 9 months but he hasn't met his son only in pictures :( I just can't wait until he gets out. For those woman who have husbands or boyfriends that are facing 5 years to life damn you're strong. We all are strong but I just don't know if I would survive that long without him.

  • Jazmine by Jazmine, California
  • 10 years ago

I met my bf at school and we were together for a while. He ended up going to jail and is gonna be in there for a while. So I'm gonna rewrite this and send it off to him cuz I love this poem.

  • Brittany by Brittany, IL
  • 11 years ago

I love this poem. zMe and my fiancé has been friends for year. Our love grew to something so much more we just had a baby girl born in May 2012. He took his time a week after she was born he got sentenced 4 years. There isn't a day that goes by that he isn't on my mind. I love him so much. To all the ladies out there who are going through the same thing keep your head up you will be together soon! !

  • Krystal by Krystal, MA
  • 11 years ago

I just read your poem and it brought tears to my eyes. Today is December 20, 2012 and my husband went to jail for the 1st time since we've been together. I found out by a phone call and suddenly burst into tears. I never thought this would happen to me. I'm lost without him and I don't know what I'm going to do without him. All I can do is pray he comes home soon and keep my head up and stay strong. To all you ladies out there with a man in jail, "you're not alone".

  • Jane by Jane
  • 11 years ago

My man got 8 years we are 3 years in hope he's home next year. Been so hard with out him time goes so slow for him and his 2 children but love keeps us going and family so happy Christmas 2012 to all you ladies out there wait for your men don't give up keep strong.

  • Nailea Roldan by Nailea Roldan
  • 11 years ago

My boyfriend went to jail this month I miss him so much it hurts me a lot cause the last time I talk to him I told him that I was going to see him the other day but it did not happen cause he was locked up already. I was calling him but no answer so I knew something was not right ...they give him 24 months. He said he was going to write me ..so until now I'm going to wait for him...I love this one.

  • Vicki by Vicki, Ferndale
  • 11 years ago

My Boyfriend went to prison in March this year he had 22 months. But he has been given his prison release date for February next year. I'm gutted because a month after he went to prison I found out I was pregnant with his child, I've told him and we write to each other and he phones me and I've been to see him a few times. I Love and miss him so much and nothing feels the same without him, I feel like I want to do myself in some times. But I'm just counting down the days, nights and weeks till he's home in my arms again.

  • Lecompton by Lecompton, KS
  • 11 years ago

Hi I know the feelings my fiancé just got locked up on October 8th 2012. I miss him so much and love him so much I never been through this stuff and it's hard for me to walk away when I have to leave the jail from seeing him. He doesn't have really anybody out there. His family all gave up on him and he only has my family that cares a lot about him and that loves and misses him so much. It's hard going to bed at nights and knowing that the love of your life isn't laying next to you and waking up and not having them beside you. I cry myself to sleep every night cause I miss him so much. I've only been with him for a year but on Christmas of this year he is going to miss our 2 year engagement. He has two niece and a son that is so attached to him and it hurts him to see them not having their uncle or their dad around they cry everynight. He is my superman and I'm his solider girl. I'm going to ride it out with him every step of the way ride or die. I love you so much baby you will be home soon love you always and forever until death do us part.

  • Ashlee by Ashlee, Pittsfield
  • 11 years ago

A week ago my boyfriend was sent to jail on a pretty serious accusation. Due to his one prior charge and because we live in a commonwealth state the DA is trying to give him almost 20 yrs minimum mandatory time. I am 4 weeks away from my due date as we are expecting the arrival of our son at any point now. This will be my first born and the thought of having to go through this alone is unbearable. Even more to hear the pain in his voice and know there is nothing I can do. Poems like this let me know I'm not alone and keep me strong. Please keep us in your prayers.

  • Shawnna by Shawnna, San Antonio
  • 11 years ago

My boyfriend has been locked up for 9 months then he got out for a month and got locked back up a week ago! I hate that he keeps going back in and I miss him like crazy! I love this poem and I tell him the same thing everyday and its the same stuff you wrote in this poem!! 11-9-11 Leroy and Shawnna always and forever!!!

  • Molina by Molina
  • 6 years ago

I understand it. I've been with my boyfriend for 6 months, and he wrote to say he was sorry. Every time I think of him, I start crying. I work 2 jobs and go to school and come home and the same thing over and over, but I listen to our favorite song every day, and I need him to hurry up and come home to me. I've never been in this situation before. It's all new to me. I just feel like I can't breathe without him This website is really helping me and giving me advice and showing me I'm not the only one.

  • Emily by Emily, Long Island
  • 11 years ago

My soon to be hubby has been in jail for almost 13 months. It definitely is tough not having him around but he is here for me mentally. We write thru letters and talk on the phone every 3 days. He's not only my love but he's my best friend. He's looking at 10 years of his life behind bars and it kills me. But I put on a smile because I have to be strong for him. He's stronger than I am being away. I love him so much and I just want him home. All you can do is be strong for our men. I have a lot of respect for all you women taking care of your husbands/boyfriends while being away. You are not alone believe it or not, a lot of us are all in the same boat. Babe I love you my everything, my world, stay strong baby.

  • Kathleen by Kathleen, Bartonsville Pa
  • 11 years ago

MY bf has been in jail about a month now. And he has about nine more months to go. He gets out in April of 2013. We just had a baby daughter together on May 30th 2012. He got to be there with me for the birth of our daughter and got to spend the first 24 hours of her life with her and they took him from the hospital on a warrant he had from something he did before I met him. He is the best guy I know and it's been so hard without him doing everything myself. And it kills him everyday he can't be here with us and I can't wait to be in his arms again and see him holding our beautiful daughter again. I love him so much and we both had hard times in our growing up even though we are still young in our twenties we been throw a lot both together and before we met and we are able to tell each other everything no matter if it hurts or not we get through it together. If it wasn't for him and my daughter I probably wouldn't be here today and its been so hard without him I feel like a piece of me is gone.

  • Michelle by Michelle, Los Angeles Ca
  • 11 years ago

My boyfriend has been in jail for 8 months. He's looking at a life sentence. It kills me to know I might not ever have him again. But this really is true love and I won't give up hope. He needs me a lot right now and I'm not leaving him alone. Girls who are there for there boyfriend's in jail truly do love them because it is the hardest situation. They can't even compare to long distance relationships.

  • Becca by Becca, San Angelo Tx
  • 11 years ago

My fiancé went to jail 4 days ago. He is looking at up to 5 years! We have a 18 months old little boy together.. I'm miserable and worried and hurt. I miss him so much, he is only 17 and has 4 felony changes. This poem has helped thank you and thanks girls for sharing your stories trust me I know it's hard. We have been together for 4 years and to see him all over the news and papers. Making it sound like a murder. It's painful.

  • Jasmine by Jasmine, Australia
  • 11 years ago

This poem is beautiful. Reading these comments is even beautiful. My boyfriend has been in jail for 7 months now with still 2 and a half years to go and I understand exactly how everyone feels. It's nice to read everyone's stories and realize that there are people out there feeling just like you. You're all beautiful ladies and I admire all your strength to stand by your man. It's extremely hard but one day all our men will be home.

  • Vanessa by Vanessa, Washington Dc
  • 11 years ago

I really like this poem it makes me miss him even more. My boyfriend been in jail for 7 months now an we have a child together an when he left she was 6 months but now our child is 1 year old and I really wish he was here for her birthday and mine. I will be 21 this year and I can't wait until he come home. I don't talk to him no more over the phone. I have already moved in to my new place now it really don't feel right with out him sleeping beside me. I keep dreaming he's walking the house everyday with a smile on his face. I really miss him.

  • Someone by Someone, MN
  • 11 years ago

I miss my boyfriend so much. :( I don't know how long he's going to be in jail, but I'm really scared to find out when the time comes.. damn I miss him like CRAZY and it's only been three days.. usually we talk EVERY SINGLE DAY. I don't know what I'm going to do, but this poem is amazing, and it made me cry. But it gave me some hope <3

  • Lisa Mccoy by Lisa Mccoy
  • 12 years ago

I been with my man for a year and a half. People think he's a loser, I see the good in him. No one knows all the crap he's been through, and he does have a terrible drinking problem which has way improved since we have been together. But that's why he's locked up now. He stole from a store while drunk (he relapsed after we argued about something dumb) and he got 40 days. It may not be long and now there's 27 days left...but every day feels like an eternity and I dread the night:(. People don't understand why I am with him, since he's younger than me and full of troubles, but they don't see the good in him which I know is there and see a lot of. Before him I was just surviving and he brought happiness and fun to my life. True we have problems but I believe by the grace of God we will get through this. I will always love him and won't ever walk away from him. In fact, I am marrying his ass when he gets out! Good luck to all you ladies out there! Be strong for you and your men, and kids if you have.

  • Jenn by Jenn, Florida
  • 12 years ago

Beautiful Poem.
My Fiance, of 3 years, was arrested for Violation of DUI probation, last night. Me and Him are best friends. We never spend a single night apart. I have fallen into a deep state of depression. I have not slept since his arrest, nor have I eaten anything, at all. I can't, my stomach is in a huge knot, and my head pounds from crying...and I can't stop crying. I feel as if my heart has been ripped out of my chest. I also keep shaking. I have not been able to speak with him, and I have no phone for him to call me...and since his warrant is in a different county from here where he was arrested, that county has 5 days to decide if they are gonna come get him, and if they do I do not know how I will be able to see him. I am losing my mind. Nice to know I am not alone with something like this though. I think I will go cry some more now... =[

  • C Greene by C Greene, KY
  • 12 years ago

This poem is really touching. I too am in the same situation. My fiance was sentenced to six years federal, and is having to serve his time in Maryland. He went in when I was 8 months pregnant with our son. If all goes well he should be home with in 2 years. I miss him like crazy and it's really hard because I really can't visit often because of how far away he is. But poems like this do touch my heart. It explains what I've gone through to a T. Kudos to the author!

  • Bonnie Mesa by Bonnie Mesa, AZ
  • 12 years ago

My man has a year and a half left till he gets out. It hard for me cuz I miss him so much. I love my man DAVID so much. I get his letters and start to cry cuz I now this is the only way we can communicate and visits never seem to go through something always happens and they tell us we can't see him or my ride tells me at the last minunte she can't take me. So all I can do is cry I can't wait for him to get out. You all be strong

Everyone always says that justice has been served when they take him away and tears start to fall as if it was raining that day. The inmates are not the only one that get locked up are hearts do to, cuz the one we love can't be there

Being locked up in the pen that's no joke when he's looking at 3 to 10 I just wish this whole thing would end so he can come home where he fits in

The hours pass slow and days feel like years when you know your man doings 3 years the tears and the fears of something happening to him in there I only wish that he didn't have to stay there

  • Darcee by Darcee, Kansas
  • 12 years ago

My boyfriend just recently got sentenced to 57 months in prison. When this happened I felt all alone. All the friends that I thought I had & that would be there for me turned out that only about 3 of them have turned out to be TRUE REAL FRIENDS!! Then I came across this poem and started to read the stories that others have posted on here and realized that I'm not the only one that is willing to stick it out and be there for the 1 person that makes my life complete and whole! I'm here for him through it all clear to the end of his time so we can go on with our lives together as one!

  • Linda by Linda, Australia
  • 12 years ago

This is a beautiful poem, and says everything I feel, my baby is also in prison. I was fortunate to meet the love of my life in prison through my friend, who shared a cell with him, and we started talking as pen pals. We have become best friends, soul mates, and soon to be lovers and spend the rest of our lives together. He is a beautiful man with a big heart, he has bought so much into my life, and showed me what true love is. We have been talking now for 16 months, writing lots of letters, and he phones me at least 4 times a day. I love him more than anything..... We will be finally together for the first time, in 7 months, I know he will be worth waiting for, who would of thought, I would meet the love of my life in prison, so ladies hold onto what you got, and stand by your man all the way, they are human beings, not animals like they get treated!

  • Bonnie Mesa by Bonnie Mesa, AZ
  • 12 years ago

Hi my name is Bonnie I'm 19 years and my man is 29 years. I miss him so much. He has be serving his time in prison now for a year and a half of a year in county. This is so hard for me to deal with. We are getting married when he gets out. There are days I just feel like I cant go on but I have to be strong for him. I'm all he has and he's all I have. This us being apart is making me so sad I cry a lot only when I'm alone. My man DAVID is my bestfriend my love my everything and for him to be taking away kills me. But I'm always be here for him. DAVID Te AMO MI AMOR!!!!! I just want him to come home to be soon. I try so hard to be strong for him cuz that's what he needs, when I go visit him and its time for me to go I started to cry cuz I didn't want to leave him there even though I no knew he couldn't come home with me. I love and miss you DAVID so much. I pray for you and all the others that are in the same spot as me.

  • Peaches by Peaches, West Midlands
  • 12 years ago

Well what can I say my man has only been in jail for 2 months and it's killing me inside..he hasn't been sentenced yet and I am 6 months pregnant with our first baby..a little girl who he has always wanted. I love him so very much. I couldn't have asked for a better boyfriend. I just hope he don't get too long as I am due in February and need him with me..thank you for the poem I am sending it to him and I will tell him where I got it from..he knows I couldn't write a poem like that...x Thanks Again. love Peaches...I Love You Brooksy..x

  • Bonnie Mesa by Bonnie Mesa, AZ
  • 12 years ago

I have been with my boyfriend for almost 3 years. He got locked up about a 1 1/2 ago. He is still serving his time they gave him 3 1/2 yrs. for getting in a fight. I tried everything to get him out, got a lawyer, but he still ended up having to serve time. We where going to move 2 days after he got locked up we had already bought the tickets so I left by myself cuz he was locked up but then he started writing me asking me to come back so I moved back for him. It has been the hardest thing I have ever gone through. But I told him I loved him with all my heart and from that day I have been there everytime he has needed me. I just want this nightmare to be over.

  • Ruby by Ruby, Alberta
  • 12 years ago

Omg this poem really touched me. My fiance has been away for 10 months. It has been the hardest thing ever to deal with. Sometimes I can't get out of bed. Things will remind me of him and I will breakdown. It's hard to be without your best friend. Everyday I pray he will be home soon. He is up for parole in February. I am praying he will come home. We are lucky to have gotten conjugal visits the time we spend together is priceless. Thank you for writing this poem. All you ladies who have to be away from your man stay strong. My prayers are with you.

  • Elizabeth by Elizabeth, Houston Texas
  • 12 years ago

I miss my boyfriend :( , he got locked up when our baby girl was just 2 months old, he signed for a year in one county and has to do more time when he gets out in a different county :/ we go visit him every 2 weeks but its only through a computer screen where I can see him...hopefully he doesn't get a lot of more time in the other county, he's missing our baby grow :( ...but I'm glad I'm not the only one out there going through the same thing, keep your head up girls, each day that passes is a day closer you have to hold him in your arms <3

  • Tiffany by Tiffany
  • 12 years ago

My fiancee is in prison and will be home in 4 months. It's very hard to deal with. I love him so much and can't wait for him to come home. I give much respect to all the woman that are holding there man down in prison. I know its hard but remember they appreciate it. I know my man does. I'm looking to make friends with females who understand what I'm going thru.

  • Levertis Steele by Levertis Steele
  • 12 years ago

I know what it is like to have someone you love locked away from you in jail. It hurts so much that you want to die to get relief. It is a hurt that stabs you in the heart and the blade turns and turns never giving any relief. You wonder, "How can God allow this to happen to me?" You spend your days crying, not eating, but just waiting, waiting for some news, something, anything to happen. Then, one day, you are forced to realize that you, too, are in a prison, but not with him.

Very few lucky ones are able to smart a way out of all of this pain. It's not God's doing, it's about your choices. To leave a bad world of pain could mean leaving him who wants to stay. Ask yourself, "Why did he go to jail? Did he think about me or the baby before he messed up?" Now, it is time for YOU to think, think, think. Rescue from this life of hell is a few smart thoughts away. Lift up your head, princess!

"You better think!" --Aretha Franklin

  • Star Wells by Star Wells
  • 12 years ago

My boyfriend has been locked up for a while now. When he went in we weren't together but we ended up back together two years ago, I don't regret it at all. He means the world to me. This whole experience has taught me sooo much and is still teaching us how strong our love is. We have good and bad days like any relationship and he still has another year, it's hard to swallow but at the end of the day...our love will get us through! It's so hard because idk whether the tears are because of this incredible love or the fact that he can't hold me when I need him? It's almost over and I cant wait till the day when I wake up and he's laying next to me! Ladies it's hard but hold them down! time can fly!!!!!!!

  • Jamie Wolowski by Jamie Wolowski
  • 12 years ago

My boyfriend got put on house arrest last month (July 2011) and has been doing extremely well. He asked his PO if he could go to intensive outpatient 5 days a week instead of 3, so his PO was blahhh and put him in jail 3 days ago so that my boyfriend would qualify for a program called the renewal center where offenders live for about 6 months. It doesn't seem fair that his PO would throw him in jail and put him in this program when he was doing well. But, it is what it is and my bf and I both have to deal with it. I miss him soo much and so does my son. really hoping we both stay strong thru this.

  • Shannon by Shannon, Washington
  • 12 years ago

Reading this poem and all the other stories made me tear up. I'm 20 almost 21 and my boyfriend has been in since March 2011. He's done 4 months in county and now has 8 months left in prison. This is by far the hardest thing I've ever had to go through. I've never been w/someone who's locked up and being apart from him is driving me insane. I can't wait till the day I'm able to be back in his arms!! My friends and family don't understand why I'm still with him and these stories definitely help. Made me feel not so alone (: all of you gals and a few men are so strong and gives me some hope (: stay strong y'all!!

  • Emma-Jane Canberra by Emma-Jane Canberra
  • 12 years ago

This is so sweet my boyfriend is locked up and we have a two year old daughter together who has been asking for her daddy every day. Sitting at the window wondering why her dads car is parked out the front but daddy's not home. She cries every night before bed for him. It breaks my heart, she talks to him on the phone it makes me and my boyfriend break out crying when its time for him to go she screams and throws the phone.

  • Chandler by Chandler, Crossett
  • 12 years ago

My boyfriend just got locked up 3 weeks ago and has to do four months he should be home October 18. I miss him so much its hard and I'm lonely with out him.. he can't even make phone calls.

  • Kayla by Kayla, PA
  • 12 years ago

My boyfriend went to jail less than three days ago. It is the hardest thing to deal with and I know he is gonna be down for a while. His parents want nothing to do with him and all of his friends are either useless or locked up with him so I have to provide for him by myself at the age of 18. I love him with all of my heart and I am going to hold him down until he comes home. It is just so hard not knowing when I will hear from him or even be able to go see him. I cry daily. Then I look in my closet and see his clothes and stuff and just break down. It's terrible :( I miss him so much

  • Rachel by Rachel, Kentucky
  • 12 years ago

I'm 19 and just had my little boy... his daddy is in jail and has been there for about 3 months and we still don't know when he will get out.. I know that one day we are going to be a family and never let each other go. I love you miss you Everett and I hope we will be one again.

  • Anonymouslee by Anonymouslee, Indianapolis
  • 12 years ago

I'm 19 and will be 20 in less then a month. My boyfriend got arrested and locked up. I've cried every night since then. When he calls and I can't get to the phone quick enough or if I just simply miss his call, it feels like my whole day has been ruined, and I cry. All of my days since he got those "silver bracelets" put on him, feels like a black cloud is over me. "It's the beating in my heart, it's the shaking in my soul" that's why I LOVE him. I can't wait till he gets to the phone so I can tell him about our little bundle of joy we will be having in January!!!!!

  • Ashley by Ashley, New Jersey
  • 12 years ago

I love your poem, my boyfriend was always locked up but just as soon as his life was making a big turn around and he started doing good ever since we found out I was pregnant, he found out he had a warrant for something he did a year ago :( and now they sentenced him for 18 months ( 1 year & 8 months ) which sucks because our daughter will be born in two months :( <|3 but hey nothing to do but stay strong

  • Jannelle by Jannelle, South Carolina
  • 12 years ago

I'm 16 and I'm in love. He has been locked up for 3 weeks and now just has been sentenced 6 months. I can't breathe. This poem is exactly how I feel. When he says he will call and I wait by the phone and he doesn't, can't. I cry. I'd love to talk to some girls going through the same thing

  • Nina by Nina, Granbury Texas
  • 12 years ago

My man has been gone now for 3 days, its the hardest thing I have ever gone through. Looking at our kids when they say daddy, I miss daddy, its so hard what do you say. I know without God I couldn't do this alone. I wrapped his pillow with his T Shirt and I sleep with it every night. I miss him so much, never knew I could cry this much. Everything reminds me of him, he might be going to a drug prison called Safe P, I'm hoping they give him the least sentence possible, he got his probation revoked for a dirty UA, not really sure what's going to happen I'm just praying hard. Stay strong ladies, write your man, see your man as much as you can and never give up on love.

  • Jake by Jake, Alabama
  • 12 years ago

My girlfriend is in jail she is the love of my life there is no other.... when I got into this relationship I didn't know what I was getting into but she is still my world she will probably get around 2 years for something she didn't do and wont snitch on this poem touched me... it kills me that I cant touch her or see her or talk to her everyday but I promised I would wait And I will. My parents don't understand why I'm doing but my heart won't let go

  • Chels. by Chels.
  • 13 years ago

This just made my chest cave in and my heart crumble. My boyfriend of two years has been sentenced for a very long time; a jury with no evidence all heresy. No eye witnesses nothing... Absolutely nothing. I feel like my world has been ripped away from me. This is so hard and I commend any partner who has stayed faithful to their loved one. I truly do... I don't think I can last much longer... I'll try because he is the definition of amazing... but I'm unbelievably lonely..

  • Hailee by Hailee
  • 13 years ago

This poem is exactly how I feel. My boyfriend of 2 years was locked up 5 months ago, and it hurts me every day. We found out 2 weeks ago he was sentenced to a mandatory 25 to 30 months and today they took him to his prison. I love him so much. But be strong for your men ladies.

  • Shae by Shae
  • 13 years ago

love this poem, its so weird having to do a search on poems for people in prison because I want to put together something special, seeing as letters, photos and hour visits are all I have, but was really happy when I saw that there where heaps of people in the same situation as me. Some people are in prison for just simply making stupid choices.. yes they should be in prison because they did wrong but they are still people and some of them are good people too. I know hard to understand but it's true. My man is in prison and has been for 2 years, he has a year left. He got caught up in some stupid things and now he is paying the price. We all are. Counting down the days. As hard as it is now the future as a family, me, him our baby..his family and mine is a bright one. Stay strong to anyone with a partner away..

  • Laquina by Laquina, Troy NY
  • 13 years ago

Hey ladies, I too is going through they same exact thing you guys are going through. The poem is great! Reading that and you guys' comments made me see my situation a little different/ better. My babe been locked up sine Dec. 23, 2010, 2 days before Christmas. We have a beautiful 18 month old baby girl. He goes to court tomorrow to find out exactly how long he has. I'm hopin and pray for 8 months in the county. Hopefully he comes home some time in August. I go see him twice a week for an hour. Believe me, that is not enough. I LOVE HIM/ MISS HIM SO MUCH. I'm not used to bein/sleepin without him. Its hurts.! He's all I have. He going to miss Valentines day, my 21st birthday, our 3 year anniversary, our daughters 2nd birthday and the 4th of July. Ugh more power to u ladies for being so strong, I cant do it. What am I to do? He's my everything :'(

  • Olivia by Olivia, Ohio
  • 13 years ago

Hello, My boyfriend got sentenced Dec. 28th for 18 months. I been searching on the internet for relative subjects. I'm glad I found this poem, it very sweet. I believe I searching around the internet to realize others are dealing with the same issues as me. Even though they are actually being held doing their time, I feel like we are doing time also. God bless you all.

  • Jones by Jones, Kansas City Mo.
  • 13 years ago

I am in the same boat as all of you women. my man in jail too. he been in sent July 2009 and he will be getting out may 2011, when I read that poem it really lift up my spirit, we as women have to stay strong for your man that in jail, but what make me strong is praying to God. and know that he will be out soon. so keep pray women ,and don't give up. life is to short to give up on our man. Just think would God give up on you. God bless you all.

  • Tara by Tara, Chicago
  • 13 years ago

I love this! I might start to do the same, writing poems and such. my boyfriend has been gone for 2 months now and has 7 more to do. He writes me poems all the time I should try and come up with something cute for him. thanks!

  • Rach by Rach
  • 13 years ago

AHH I know I'm not the only one feeling this way but after reading all your guy's stories it kind of relieves me that even though its hard there is so many other people other there being strong and doing it! My boyfriend of 5 years and father to my 2 beautiful children went away thanksgiving night and is sitting 90 days in county and then be shipped out to prison for at least a year looking at 18 months max. I know it could be worse but it is so hard and I feel that everyday gets harder. but girls I guess look at it as everyday is one day closer to them being back home!

  • Brandi by Brandi, South Dakota
  • 13 years ago

I am touched by this poem my fiancé is in prison and he just got another felony sentence today :(, he has until 2020 before he can even try to come home, so keep your head up ladies and once you got your man home with you never let go or forget those memories you share

  • Michelle by Michelle, Tx
  • 13 years ago

Hey ladies, Me and my husband are going through the same thing. He was recently arrested and is looking at some serious time if convicted. It just tears my whole world apart because my 3yr old and him are so attached. Reading all your comments just gives me hope to stay strong for my husband. Like one of you said, This to shall pass.. may God bless you all

  • Takiea by Takiea
  • 13 years ago

I actually love this poem cause I'm in the same situation right now my fiancé is in jail he's been their for like 4 months and he comes home July 2011. I really miss him already I think about him day and night and I'm hating the fact that he's going to miss Christmas, New Years, my birthday and he's going to spend his b-day in there which is so whack and he's going to miss out on our anniversary OMG this sucks

  • Faith by Faith, Texas
  • 13 years ago

My boyfriend was on felony probation... He's a drinker, he revoked...
He had a ten year charge....
I have court tomorrow, I'm terrified. I miss him already. :(
He's been gone exactly a week today..
This sucks.

Love the poem

  • Christina by Christina, Florida
  • 13 years ago

Wow.. This site and poem both have helped me a lot. My man of 6 months has been in jail for about 3 weeks he got a month.. And its soo hard not being able to see him, I pray every single night for him and everyday just gets harder and harder. I feel very lucky compared to all you girls who have to be away from your men for months and years.. I couldn't imagine. I have a week left and I can't stop thinking of the moment when I can hold him and tell him I love him

  • Michelle by Michelle, California
  • 13 years ago

I love this poem it explains exactly how I feel my fiancé has been locked up going on 3 years. He got locked up the day after our daughters 1st birthday party. It really sucks because she was daddys girl and she still remembers who he is and she asks for him all the time he still has 2 years to go but I'm praying that he'll get out sooner then that. Me and my 2 daughter miss him very much and I feel lost without him. It's very hard being a single mom especially when the kids remind you so much of him but everybody be strong because I know I am. I am counting the days down.

  • Natalie by Natalie, London
  • 13 years ago

Hey girl, This poem really touched and is true signification of what I'm feeling!! I miss my baby sooo much! I can even begin 2 explain this sensation! He is in jail serving 6 months...he has already served 2 and should be home in February!!...which compared to some of the stories is a very short time! But 1 day without someone you love can seem a life time!!...I hope you all stay strong ladies and hold it down for the one you love, the love is worth it!!

  • Shannon by Shannon, Joliet
  • 13 years ago

OMG! my man is locked up right now and I miss him so much and this poem is exactly how I feel right about now. he means the world to me and I might not be able to see him for about two years. It's heartbreaking and I wish he was here with me now. I need him so bad and it's many days where I sit and cry thinking about the time I'm going to lose with him. I just want to be by his side and let him know that I love him so much and I would do anything to reverse the situation he's in right now. Love you rojay travis...your bae is missing and loving you non stop.

  • Helen by Helen, Oregon
  • 13 years ago

My husband has been in jail for almost a month, we are from Oregon and he will be serving time in South Dakota, We have a 15 month old son . We miss him so much, it is so hard. I don't know how long he will be gone yet but I am dying to see him. I can only wait and pray for the best.

  • Amber by Amber
  • 13 years ago

This is so beautiful, my boyfriend was just sent to jail and I'm absolutely gutted and heartbroken. God it hurts so bad

  • Tiffany by Tiffany, Australia
  • 13 years ago

I love this poem my boyfriends in jail and gets out in November found out when he first went in I am pregnant so its been hard but this poem is so touching I love it

  • Ashland by Ashland
  • 13 years ago

I have a boyfriend in jail who has been locked up for 5 months and still has time to serve we have three wonderful children together and this is so much of how I feel its so hard not to be able to lay down with him or wake up next to him he is my bestfriend and we miss him dearly thank you for the poem it kinda helps.......

  • Kendall by Kendall, VA
  • 13 years ago

I'm so feeling this poem and I plan on sending it to my boyfriend. My baby was sentenced to 18 months yesterday and I'm hurting. I feel like my world has been torn apart I feel so sad that it's taking effort just to get out of the bed and the sad thing is I feel so alone and no one understands what I am going through. After reading your post I feel a little better like others are holding it down just like I'm going to for my baby. Ladies hold it down for your man and know this too shall pass!

  • Tucson AZ by Tucson AZ
  • 13 years ago

To all the lonely girls out their, I'm in the same situation, my man has been gone for 8 months. I too miss him so much, I write him everyday even on the weekends and he doesn't even receive mail on Sat or Sun. I love him so much and the nights are the worst for me when I go to bed without him!! I can't see mine but we send pic all the time, lots of communication thru letters is getting closer and closer. Good luck lady's lets all stay strong!!!

  • Malya by Malya
  • 13 years ago

My fiancé has been in jail for 2 months and he has until April 2011 were expecting our baby Feb 2011 I'm so sad each and everyday I miss him so much but I have faith that he'll be home before that and this poem is one of the best. Everyone stay strong and pray!!

  • Missmyman by Missmyman, London
  • 13 years ago

My Boyfriends has been in Jail for 4 months, got two years to go :( He's so far away and I miss him everyday. It's so true that you don't know what you have until its gone because we both didn't realize how much we loved each other and now it has brought us so much closer. His letters are amazing and when we see each other it's always like the first time. He still gives me butterflies. It's so hard not being able to just call him when I want and knowing he's in pain from missing me, but seeing how many other people who are going through the same thing makes it feel slightly easier. My heart goes out to you all.

  • Atir by Atir
  • 13 years ago

My boyfriend went to jail three days ago and I miss him so much, at first I didn't even realize how much I loved him until he went to jail. I couldn't stop crying it hurt so much to know that someone you really love is behind bars and is probably being treated like a animal. And I can't touch him or kiss him or tell him how much I love him, he's only been in jail for 3 days but he could be looking at a very long time in jail and that's a long time of me not hearing his voice or seeing him smile or even touching him, and I don't know how to deal with it. Why did this have to happen to us ,He is such a sweet person and love him and I miss him soo much :(.

  • Megan by Megan, Pontiac
  • 13 years ago

Hello, my boyfriend is in prison for 9 years and he was recently addicted to heroin at only 19 years old he has been in and out of foster homes and resorting to drugs is a normal thing. I tried to help him but always he told me "Let me hit rock bottom" The truth, I was deathly afraid what rock bottom was. I am so glad he's in prison now and getting better and reading all the comments really help me and up my spirits! Thanks

  • Taylor by Taylor, Texas
  • 13 years ago

This poem is really great. my boyfriends been in jail for about 3 weeks now but it feels like its been forever. this has been the hardest time of my entire life. this poem pretty much sums up exactly how I feel. I have no idea how long he'll be in jail but they're sending him to Mexico as soon as he gets out so its really hard not knowing when I'll see him again

  • Stephanie by Stephanie, Fort Lauderdale Florida
  • 13 years ago

I just read your poem for the first time. lemme say it's really good. it touched me. My boyfriend and I just recently got back together and is in jail we are looking at 2 years for him. It's been a month and he hasn't been sentenced yet. This really helped me gave me a good upper (: hope your doing well
once again great poem

  • Shelby by Shelby, Iowa
  • 13 years ago

I really love this poem my boyfriend in the county jail and I'm only 16 but we are completely in love and I miss him so much our situation is like a Romeo and Juliet...I love him very much he's been in for 15 days because he was drinking and had weed and ran from the cops and punched one...you miss him soo much I can't handle it but anyways I love this poem

  • Tammy by Tammy, Southaven
  • 13 years ago

My boyfriend just got sentenced for 2 years and 15 on paper 2 days ago. I miss him so much I can't talk to him on the phone he is getting transferred 5 hours away. It sucks. I won't be able to see him a lot. We just had a baby 6 months ago. He is very upset that he won't be able to watch her grow for 2 years I am to. he went to jail on the wrong time his sister is having a baby and he won't even be able to see her baby born. I hate him being away it feels so weird with him being gone. I am so used to being around him a lot I miss him so bad. I can't sleep at night. I can hardly eat. I miss his touch so bad. He will only do a year I hope it goes by so fast. I love this poem that's the way I feel.

  • Zel  Seychelles by Zel Seychelles
  • 13 years ago

I think I'm in the same shoes as you all. My boyfriend has gone to jail for 2 years 8 months, and a couple of weeks after he was sentenced I found out I was pregnant. Now the baby is 6 months and he gets out November 2011. Sometimes I feel so weak that I jut want to give up, but our love is still strong.
Anyway good poems

  • Chelsy by Chelsy, WV
  • 13 years ago

Those are good poems, they make me miss my boyfriend. He went to jail last year then he got out about 3 months ago and then last month he got in trouble again. Now I'm waiting another year to get him back. But your poems made me feel better thank you :)

  • Desiree Ortiz by Desiree Ortiz, Sacramento CA
  • 13 years ago

You nailed this poem, I mean really it touched me. My boyfriend has been in jail a month and has eleven to go. I feel so depressed and empty without him being he's also my best friend. Thank you for writing this and sharing it with others. I really enjoyed it.

  • Laura by Laura, England
  • 13 years ago

Wow this poem is amazing. My boyfriend is in jail and I'm off to see him in 2 weeks! I'm so excited he's been there for 2 and a half months and I miss him so much more each day. We talk on the phone and write letters, but it doesn't really compare to being with him at home. He got 2 years but will hopefully be out before Christmas.

  • Negra by Negra, L.A.
  • 13 years ago

Wow this poem was just damn. . . way to good. My man is in jail it's hard. It's almost gonna be a month that he's been locked up. I would get that collect call from him and since I couldn't receive them instead of saying his name he'll say a little shout out to me like: "Negra, babe I love You!! I miss you!!" I love getting those calls that means he's thinking of me. Yesterday was his court date he finally got to call me and actually talk to me. I miss him

  • Hollie by Hollie, UK
  • 13 years ago

Love this poem had a tear in my eye. my husband has been inside 4 a year now, he's on remand so I have no idea when he's coming home. me and our children miss him loads he will be home one day and we will be waiting xx

  • Elsa by Elsa, Santa Barbara
  • 13 years ago

this poem is touching :(
My boyfriend has been in jail for a year now and I miss him so very much. It is very hard when life pulls you way from the one you love. Life is full of surprises. It is even harder when you can't explain to him how you really feel because he will get more sad. I have to pretend I'm strong when I go see him when in reality is that as soon as I walk out of the jail, I break down into a million pieces and cry holding our children very tight thinking I'm holding him, and wondering when will we be a family again. Right now I'm mom and daddy and it is not easy.

  • Hico by Hico, TX
  • 13 years ago

My man is in jail also he been there for 3 months now I ain't seen him or spoke to him ever since. All we do is write each other and I'm waiting for him to get out but it is hard to be alone at home and not having your man. I love him so much we have so much history together. We've been together for 2 years and 3 months. those are the best years days of my life. I'm deeply in love.

  • Shauna by Shauna, Missouri
  • 13 years ago

My fiancé is in prison and has been for over a year now. He went 2 months before our daughter was born, she's now 1. He still has until September of 2011. I write him everyday and I always find poems and write him one every day sometimes I'll make my own up but I really like this poem!

  • Sunny by Sunny, Middletown Ohio
  • 13 years ago

This really touched me, I'm only 15, and my boyfriend of a year has been in jail for about two weeks now.. He was literally my best friend. we were always talking to each other. I miss him so much, I'm going to write this to him:)

  • Kimberly by Kimberly, North Carolina.
  • 14 years ago

Oh this is a good poem. I'm sending it to my boyfriend in jail right now. he also had a bad life as a kid. and now he made a mistake that he regrets deeply I love him with all my heart though nothing could change that. :)

  • Steph by Steph
  • 14 years ago

My boyfriend had a rough life when he was younger and he really cleaned up after he turned 17. He was on felony probation until this May, then he got arrested for something that wasn't even his and his probation officer violated him. he's only been in there since like the 17th but I am so miserable without him. I didn't even wan to get out of bed on Christmas. Our 3 year anniversary is in March and right now I have no idea when he is getting out. I have no idea what he will get charged with, he already has two charges. I try so hard to be strong but I just feel like I can't I want to cry everyday I miss him so much. I never stop thinking about him. Reading this poem and all these comments made me feel better. Visiting is so hard, it's great to see them and talk to them but you can't kiss or hug and you have to leave after 45 min. I just saw my man for the first time on Thursday and I cried I couldn't help it. Just count the days we will have our men back one day

  • Banana by Banana
  • 14 years ago

My boyfriend just went away 3 months ago and he's in there for 18 months! its killing me trying to be so strong but it helps so much to see other people are going through the same thing...he is my first love and will be my only love. Thank you for writing this..it really helps and we can all make it through. Every second that passes is a second closer to them coming home. =]

  • Amanda by Amanda
  • 14 years ago

My boyfriend went to jail tonight for 6 months. I am having such a hard time without him I don't know what to do. He is my everything and our apartment is so empty without him. We'll be missing Christmas, our anniversary, and more.. just makes you think what is truly worth it in life and what isn't. Bad situations change people for the better. I'm having a hard time, but I know we can make it through.. and so can all of you.

  • Samantha by Samantha
  • 14 years ago

well girl, you are a very strong women. my fiancé is doing 10 YEARS! he has only been gone a week and two days and I miss him like crazy :/ this poem is really amazing mama. stay true and keep your head up.

  • keiyanna by keiyanna
  • 14 years ago

this is cute. my boyfriends in jail and I miss him so much I can't wait till he gets out and I'm 3 months and 2 weeks pregnant he just went in 3 months ago:) he gets out soon its hard because I'm used to seeing him & being able to touch him and now I can't:( so I write my letters full of love so he will never forget that I love him with all my heart:)

  • christina by christina
  • 14 years ago

my boyfriend just went to jail last week and I miss him already! he might have to go away for life for the things he did years ago and its so hard cause I lay in bed at night missing him holding me tight in his arms! come home to me baby I'll wait on you forever! good poem!

  • andie by andie
  • 14 years ago

Hi, my fiance is in jail for about a month now, don't know how long but looks like it could be a couple of years. I'm always trying to get him in a better mood due to him being sad half of the time. Reading this poem was a good upper, so I plan on sending it to him. I think it will help him stay positive and know how much he means to me... Thanks its a really good poem...

  • brittany by brittany
  • 14 years ago

My boyfriend just went to jail 6 days ago, and it is so hard without him. I miss him so much and this poem is exactly how I feel, all you girls going through the same thing, stay strong.

  • shortyluv71 by shortyluv71
  • 14 years ago

I understand how you feel. My fiance is in jail right now and he has been locked up since last year this time. He has been sentenced on one charge but he is still running to court for his other charge. If he beats this other case, then he will be home next Dec. I am just praying every night hoping that he beats this case so he can come home.

  • Jessica by Jessica
  • 14 years ago

my boyfriend went to jail and I miss him so much I can only go and see him 1 day a week and it hurts when I cant see or talk to him hopefully he gets out soon I miss him soo much I want to write to him so he knows my feelings I also have depression and having him gone and away from me is a living hell

  • Chaparra by Chaparra
  • 15 years ago

This poem truly touched me!! My boyfriend has been down for 19 months and everyday is so hard without him!! Next Friday (3-6-09) will be our 5 year anniversary and it's going to be hard. He hasn't been sentenced yet, but I know he's looking at several years. I hope to have him home soon.

  • Mercedez by Mercedez
  • 15 years ago

this poem really touched me I know exactly how you feel my boyfriend has been gone for 9 months and he graduates boot camp on the 19th...I just want to say thank you and stay strong...its inspiration like this that gets US WOMEN thru holing our men down

  • Mae by Mae
  • 15 years ago

My fiance has now done 19 months, when he went to jail I had found out that I was pregnant. Life has been a struggle without him. We have about 8 more months to go until the three of us are finally together. The words in the poem are like everything I always say to him. I will tell him how I found this poem. I am making a Valentine's Day card for him and will include the poem. Thank you

  • treena by treena
  • 15 years ago

I love this poem my boyfriend went to jail 2 weeks ago and its so hard without him as I miss him so much, this poem is great thank you.

  • derek by derek
  • 15 years ago

My wife is in basic training for the army which is normally the other way around. I really miss her and I came to this site looking for inspiration for a poem I am going to write and I found it through this poem thank you

  • Tania by Tania
  • 15 years ago

Hi I loved this poem my baby is in jail and he has been for 8 months now. He got 5 years. He may come home in November next year. Every day is a challenge and I miss him so much it hurts. To all you girls out there stay strong take each day at a time

  • Amanda by Amanda
  • 15 years ago

This is a really good poem. It is so real. My boyfriend is in jail. He has been in there for 1 year. He is getting out soon, and I am really excited. My best friends boyfriend is also in jail. She misses him too. I LOVE THIS POEM!!!!!

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