51FCS5XE06LOriginal poems written for The Escape, a Showtime film starring Patrick Dempsey.

In the 1997 drama, Dempsey plays Clayton, who’s convicted at age 19 for a crime he didn’t commit. He spends ten years in prison learning to write poetry, but after enduring too many abuses, he makes the decision to escape, regardless of the consequences.

Directed by Stuart Gillard, screenplay by Scott Busby.