Addiction Poems about Family

Loving an Addict Poems

When a family member becomes addicted to drugs or alcohol, it affects the whole family unit. No one is sure what to do or how to react. This is a often a time to practice tough love. Family members must be firm with the addict in order not to be guilty of becoming enablers for his or her addiction. When the addict reaches rock bottom, he may realize that it is his responsibility to rebuild his life. Now it is up to him claw his way out of the hole he has dug. His friends and family can either help or hinder his efforts.

Poems About Overcoming Addiction for Families.

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  1. Heroin's Sister

    • By Kelsey A. Casper
    • Published: April 2017
    Poem About Brother’s Struggle With Addiction

    I've never touched, tasted, or craved you,
    But I know you.

    I've watched my hero

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    I immediately caught chills from reading your poem. It brings such sadness upon me. I am so sorry of your loss. Keep every little memory of your brother that you may have and dwell upon those...

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  3. The Ecstasy And The Agony

    • By RandomPoet
    • Published: September 2018
    Death Of My Son From Heroin Overdose

    At long last the phone call.
    Then the questions.
    How?
    Why?

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    Ethan died Nov 10 2018. After such grief, we now have figured the torture this child went thru every day to wake up in the afternoon and wonder where are the drugs today and how do I pay. As...

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  4. Because He Loves Cocaine

    • By Melissa Scott
    • Published: August 2009
    Dad Is An Addict

    I can see it in his eyes
    when he comes creeping in.
    He's been somewhere he promised me
    he'd never go again.

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    My dad and mom did meth, and they struggled with marijuana. I lost my dad to that. He let the drugs take over, and now I am sitting in foster care for a 3rd year and getting adopted in the...

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  6. Husband And The Battle Of Addiction

    • By Julie
    • Published: August 2009
    Wife On Husband's Addiction

    The words that have yet been spoken,
    the things I need to say
    to voice what's within my heart,
    I just can't find a way.

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    This poem touched my heart. My husband has been battling addiction for 2+ years. We have been together for 14 years. He has always treated me like a queen. We share 3 beautiful & intelligent...

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  7. Goodbye, Mister Cocaine

    Poem About Walking Away From Cocaine

    Now who's that knocking on my brain?
    I hope it's not you, Mister Cocaine.
    Because Mr. Cocaine, you and I are through,
    And so is the fake fun that I had with you.

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    Wow! You really started using a deadly drug at a very young age. I do congratulate you that you have been clean now for four years. That is a humongous accomplishment for someone who used as...

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  8. My Papa's Waltz

    The whiskey on your breath
    Could make a small boy dizzy;
    But I hung on like death:
    Such waltzing was not easy.

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  10. It's Me

    For Family When Addiction Leads To Suicide

    Hey, you guys, don't feel guilty,
    It was just my time to go.
    I can see you're all feeling sad,
    I can see the tears still flow.

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    This poem touched me and fit my situation. My brother, John, died about a year ago on May 12th from an overdose of Heroin laced with Fentanyl. He was 54 years old and had started on drugs...

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  11. My Mother Vs. Meth

    • By Brittany
    • Published: November 2008

    Most days I feel like screaming at the top of my lungs.
    I want my mother back; who is this monster you have become?

    I really haven't known who you are for quite a while,

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    I know your pain, but when the state removed my children over a positive drug test for meth, I was given a list of things to do and was told if I didn't do them, I would lose my kids and my...

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  12. Letter To Meth

    • By Amanda Logsdon
    • Published: February 2018
    Impact Of Drug Addiction On Loved Ones

    You don't know me,
    and I promise you never will.
    You've taken over my best friend.
    His soul you're out to steal.

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    Sweet Lilly, both my parents were and still are and I'm 33 years old. All I've ever wanted was to have normal parents. Somehow I became an addict at the age of 19 to oxicontin and then have...

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  13. Dear Daddy...

    • By Jessica Camarena
    • Published: July 2015
    Poem About Choosing Alcohol Over Daughter

    I haven't seen you
    And it kills me,
    But what can I do?
    I can't set you free!

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