Addiction Poems about Family - Page 8

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  1. It Was Your Choice

    My Uncle Is Slowly Drinking Himself To Death

    When you came to visit you seemed just fine
    But what we didn't know was that you were slowly drinking your life away
    You have been like a second father to me
    A second friend, an extra shoulder to cry on

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  3. Proud Of Dad

    • By Amberly E. McNabb
    • Published: February 2006

    I'm so happy,
    I'm so overwhelmed.
    He did it,
    He sure did.

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  4. A Mother In Hiding

    • By Christie
    • Published: August 2008
    Sisters Lose Their Mother To Drugs

    Deep down in every person they hold this image of the one they idolize.
    You have been that for me and my little sis.
    But as the waves passed we have felt so very cold and all alone.
    We know you lost loved ones; so have we.

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  6. Circling The Drain

    • By Pat
    • Published: January 2011

    I walk daily through the same haze
    I know I have lost my way.
    I feel the wet grass beneath my feet
    But the bent blades are gray....

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    I just gave birth to our second baby ..he was not present during the delivery. I also found out he is still talking to his ex wife and that she too is a meth addict. He was the man of my...

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  7. Alcoholism: Love At First Sight

    • By Kaeli
    • Published: June 2009
    Poem About Following In Father's Footsteps

    I'm sorry, Mom.
    I did not listen.
    I did not heed your warning.
    I saw this coming.

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  8. Be There

    • By Alyssa M. Campbell
    • Published: February 2006
    Driving Drunk Poem

    You were supposed to be there for me and for others,
    Instead you were out there burning your rubbers.
    I don't know what was wrong with the way you were thinking,
    You told me don't drink,

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  10. My Dear Father

    • By Kera Elizabeth Barr
    • Published: April 2008
    Following In Ways Of Father

    You tear me apart
    Gashed, beaten and worn at the seams
    I love you
    Although you are no longer yourself

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  11. I'll Be Fine

    • By Llyos Ellen
    • Published: August 2017
    Mom Becoming A Different Person

    Being born into your arms,
    I felt my life was out of harm.
    Felt that you would never hurt your baby.
    Now that never has turned to maybe.

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  12. A Boy's Perception

    Too much chaos, too much strife; we need to go to build a new life. Tyler is one now and I am three; a family together, will longer be.

    You come on Sundays- that's "dad day", but sometimes life gets in your way. Daddy's here- he rang the bell, so many things to share and tell. You need to leave??? We say good-bye. We're told of drinking when we ask "why?"

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  13. Most Fathers

    Poem Wishing You Were Like Most Fathers

    Most fathers recall when their children were born -
    that instant bond that could never be torn.

    Most fathers watch as their children grow

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    My son became a father on 9-9-09 and he has neglected his son because he is always at the bar. He even let him move to Michigan with his mother because he didn't want to take care of him or...

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