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  1. 21. Addiction

    • By Christina Carbone
    • Published by Family Friend Poems November 2009 with permission of the Author.

    I don't know what you're going through
    I just know the things you say
    and the symptoms that occur
    are the same each passing day

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    I really like your poem, and I understand your pain. I lost my husband to an accidental overdose 4 months ago, and I am really struggling and grieving. I miss him every second of every day....

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  3. 22. What Happened?

    • By Angelita Alvarez
    • Published by Family Friend Poems November 2006 with permission of the Author.

    What happened is what I ask myself every day
    What was she thinking knowing she'd be putting her life to waste?
    This is my sister, and I love her with all my heart,
    But doing drugs has only kept us far apart.

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    Well I had been using heroin for 4 to 5 years and no attempt to stop worked..nothing worked! I was in a crazy relationship and we both used..I hid it from my friends and family but they knew...

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  5. 23. I Never Asked You To Be My Dad

    • By Ronald Doe
    • Published by Family Friend Poems November 2008 with permission of the Author.

    I never asked you to be my Dad,
    To slap me around and treat me so bad.
    I never asked you to drink alcohol,
    I never asked for anything at all.

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    Your poems really touched me. I have a dad who drinks and parties a lot on weekdays. My brother and I don't like it at all. He beats me when he's drunk. I cry at night wishing my late mom can...

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  6. 24. My Josh

    • By Sue Cushing
    • Published by Family Friend Poems June 2011 with permission of the Author.

    In my mind I hold a picture
    Of how we used to be.
    For everything you needed
    You could turn to me.

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    There is something worse than death or jail. It's the land of nothingness full of evil spirits and lost souls. That place where you can't die and you have no one or nothing. This keeps me...

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  7. 25. Dear Daddy...

    • By Jessica Camarena
    • Published by Family Friend Poems July 2015 with permission of the Author.

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

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  8. 26. My Last Pain

    • By Monica Joyce
    • Published by Family Friend Poems June 2007 with permission of the Author.

    Another spill down the drain,
    one more pill to drown my pain.
    Is it a cover up or a disguise?
    I don't think I'll ever stop and realize.

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    My husband has always battled with addiction. We have been together for 14 1/2 years. About 3 years ago he was really strung out on meth and pain pills, to the point that I was completely...

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  9. 27. The Shooting Star

    • By B. J. Hollister
    • Published by Family Friend Poems September 2014 with permission of the Author.

    The shooting stars we used to see,
    Up in the sky, just you and me,
    Those are the times I hold so dear,
    Laughing, joking, we had no fear.

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    This poem hit home for me. I have a brother who I used to be best friends with. We did everything together, even after I found out that he was addicted to heroin and crack. I would ask him to...

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  10. 28. Why?

    • By Nicole
    • Published by Family Friend Poems August 2008 with permission of the Author.

    Why do you do this to me again and again?
    I am your family, I am your friend,
    But it just seems you only love it,
    The thing that's turning your life to spit.

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  11. 29. Your Life, Our Woes

    • By T. Hutchinson
    • Published by Family Friend Poems November 2007 with permission of the Author.

    Your words seem slurred and jumbled
    As if you're not making any sense
    Eyes red like you're lacking sleep
    And you always seem to be tense

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    Amen. Prayers for anyone who suffers from addiction and for all of the lives that are touched by a person's addiction, as well. Blessings on you for the rest of your life.

  12. 30. Daughter Of An Addict

    • By JustBree
    • Published by Family Friend Poems January 2017 with permission of the Author.

    As I went away,
    You wasted another day.
    I guess I wasn't as important
    As you used to say.

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  13. 31. Truly Drug Free

    • By Elle M.
    • Published by Family Friend Poems July 2011 with permission of the Author.

    I was there when you fell in the ditch,
    I was there when cocaine made you itch.
    I was there upon your first cry.
    I was there when you wanted to know why.

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  14. 32. Who Are You To Judge?

    • By Kelly Anne Bell
    • Published by Family Friend Poems April 2011 with permission of the Author.

    People want to say bad things
    And judge you for the monster you've become
    But they don't know the truth
    Of just how bad drugs have made you numb

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    This poem really hit home. It reminded me so much of my oldest daughter's dad who is an addict and sitting in jail waiting to go to prison over his addiction. He was such a wonderful man...

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  15. 33. Girl And Boy

    • By Jessica Dollard
    • Published by Family Friend Poems February 2015 with permission of the Author.

    In her life there was some joy.
    Then one day she met a boy.

    He seemed to take away her tears.

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  16. 34. Hope

    • By Erin
    • Published by Family Friend Poems March 2010 with permission of the Author.

    The kids are bathed.
    Everyone's teeth are brushed.
    As we lay down to bed
    The house seems so hushed.

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    This made me cry mostly because I'm am the addict and as I read this it was as if my children were speaking. I've been clean for over a year but they are with their grandparents and they...

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  17. 35. Vicodin

    • By Alleexx
    • Published by Family Friend Poems December 2016 with permission of the Author.

    I thought you were my friend.
    You wouldn't cause any pain,
    but little did I know,
    you'd make me go insane.

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  18. 36. An Addict

    • By Mrs. Cordova
    • Published by Family Friend Poems April 2011 with permission of the Author.

    She chased the dragon into the night
    Now we fear she will never see the light
    She has so much to live for
    But nothing can fill her emptiness more

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  19. 37. Just One More Day

    • By Kara
    • Published by Family Friend Poems July 2010 with permission of the Author.

    Just one more use; it's not abuse
    To make it through my day

    Just one more day is all I want

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  20. 38. Help Me Momma

    • By Lisa
    • Published by Family Friend Poems September 2013 with permission of the Author.

    A 16 year old boy alone in his room,
    nothing left in his life but gloom.

    He cleans up the kitchen empty of food,

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    My mom and I used to be so close. We both had the same drug of choice, meth, and cleaned up in 2007 together. We bonded over it. Talked about it. Grew from it. I even lived with her for about...

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