Addiction Poems

Sad Poems about Addiction

Addiction can turn a perfectly healthy individual into a complete mess. There are many things that one can become addicted to. The common denominator is that it can ruin your life. Whether it be gambling, drugs, or some other kind of substance abuse, your life can quickly spin out of control if you aren't careful. There are some people that are born with an addictive personality. They may try a drug one time and it can ruin their lives forever. Others experiment with all sorts of lifestyle choices and nothing seems to stick to them. When it comes to addiction, there is nothing fair about it.

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Addiction Poetry 1-10 of 60

  • by Nelly Barnes
  • Published: 2/19/2011
Welcome To Hell

''Welcome to Hell," the sign should've read,
Reaching your destination-all in your head!
"Last call for the train heading to Nowhere Fast,"
The memories you create will forever last.
You …

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  • Rating: 4.54
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I have been fighting an opiate addiction for the last 7 years. I have a brother that's 25 that's been fighting the same battle it took him going to jail for 4 months for me to find the strength to …

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I Love You Daddy

You were born today
A gift from God
The blessing we waited for
Your small fingers, your tiny toes

You turned one today
You say my name, Daddy
I feel my heart melt
The cute …

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  • by Trey
  • Published: 4/29/2008
Poem On Trying To Stop Drug Addiction, The Needle

why do I think putting this needle in my vein
is going to take away the pain
is avoiding my issues just going to make them go away
or are they still going to be there when my high is gone …

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  • Rating: 4.52
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My mom is currently in Jail for meth, I am 14 and this is hard for me. She is about to go to rehab. She has hurt my family so much. My parents got divorced when I was 12. I haven't had much of anyone …

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  • by Carrie Roush
  • Published: 3/25/2008
The Voice Of Addiction

Well, it's nice to finally meet you.
I've been waiting for your call.
I've noticed you've been crying,
And, I've watched you pace the halls.

Whatever has been hurting you,
I can …

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  • Rating: 4.51
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To start this from beginning I would have to start now. This is something I have had a problem doing since denial was where we depart, from our simple and secure lives, we venture into the very place …

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  • by Brenda Winders
  • Published: 8/7/2011
Inspirational Poem About Addiction, Sunshine After Rain

One day when I was young I heard a knock at my door
It sounded familiar, like I had heard it before
I opened the door and to my surprise
There stood a young lady with blond hair and brown …

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I love this! It shows you how hard it is to go through a addiction when I went through mine it was hard but like you said there's always sunshine after the rain. I love that quote it's very true, and …

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A Boozers Advice

If you booze you lose, or so they say
I didn't believe that back in the day
When I was young it seemed so funny
Clubbing together, so we had enough money
Just weekends it started at …

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Heroin, A Life That's Wasted

a life that's wasted
a breath that's gone
he knows he's been fighting this addiction too long

he says he's sorry
he says he'll try
he thinks of a prayer and looks up to the …

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  • Stories 7
  • Emailed 28
  • Votes 174
  • Rating: 4.49
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Oh how sad I lost my son to that awful drug 3 years ago and the pain is unbearable. I often say if this is how an addict suffers no wonder they find it hard to combat. I pray every night for all …

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Icy Hell

Looking forward with fear I stare.
I face the mirror to see there.
I've lost my family, my friends are few.
You've controlled my life but now I'm through.
I'm finally strong enough to …

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  • Rating: 4.49
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I love poems about recovery from alcoholism and drug addiction. While in treatment in 1990 I also wrote a goodbe poem to my drug of choice.(Cocaine) Till this day "Goodbye Mister Cocaine" remains one …

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  • by Leon
  • Published: 11/3/2013
Poem About The Shame Of Addiction, Shut My Eyes

When I close my eyes
Shut out the pain outside
My soul turns inwards
And I feel the shame inside
I'm trying to be perfect
Trying to be right
But I know that deep down
For my soul …

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The poem is deeply awesome. When I see craft like these I get inspired.

  • by Selena Odom
  • Published: 8/13/2010
My Master

I have a master of an evil kind
He totally controls my body, soul, and mind
At first he was fun and cool
But soon I became his fool
A victim without a chance
He took my life in just a …

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  • Rating: 4.48
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This poem broke my heart and made me break down and cry like I haven't done in many years. When I was reading this it was as if this person was writing about my life. I too am a mother and fought an …

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