Addiction Poem

Recovering From An Addiction

New into recovery, I wrote this. It was the beginning of my journey into sobriety!

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Recovering

© more by Selena Odom

Published by Family Friend Poems November 2018 with permission of the author.

I'm all alone and feel I'm smothering.
It's because of the addiction I've been covering.
Why does the chaos never cease?
All I need is just a little peace!
I feel so beaten down and weak-
Yet all day long it's drugs I seek.

Today I'll try a brand new scene.
It's to my Heavenly Father I'll lean.
I prayed so hard with all my heart.
I heard Him say, "You'll have a fresh start."
For now I'm held in His hand.
Life is a lot easier to understand.
I'm not alone and no longer smothering.
I'm just an addict truly recovering.

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