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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  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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  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. 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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  8. 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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  10. 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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  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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    Why does this happen to so many innocent children? As the daughter of a drug addict, it is not fun. I have not seen my mother in 5 years. She is to the the point that she is passed out on the...

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  12. 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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    • Poem of the Week
    Featured Shared Story

    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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  13. Words Of A Silent Killer

    • By Jessica Eck
    • Published: June 2015
    Poem About Meth Controlling A Person

    You think you have control,
    But I am the one who has it.
    You do not, not in the least bit.
    I make you cry because if I don't, then people wonder why.

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    I began to use meth when I was 16. Growing up as a child, it seemed as though I wasn't loved or cared for. Violence took a toll in the family. Father was a meth addict. Mother was an...

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