Addiction Poems about Family - Page 5

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  1. To My Daughter

    • By Vicki Yates
    • Published: August 2009
    Don't Follow In My Footsteps

    To my daughter:

    Most parents want their children
    To grow up and follow in their footsteps ...

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    My daughter has been addicted to drugs for the past year. She has disowned her whole family. I take care of my grandson. She hates me for that, but she gave him to me. Now she's losing him in...

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  3. 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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  4. A Reason To Stop

    • By Ali
    • Published: July 2009
    Drug Abuse Poem

    I'm so sorry that I'm hurting you,
    You know there's nothing I can do.
    Every time I inject, I think of you,
    How you're thinking this can't be true.

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    I am so sorry for your pain. I am also going through the same pain. It's so heart-breaking that I cant even speak out loud to anyone about my boys because the pain is so deep that I break...

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  6. 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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  7. You Saved My Life

    • By Mandy
    • Published: April 2009
    Poem About Overcoming Addiction

    Who knew the person to save me
    would come as an unborn baby?
    I know that I want you around as much as could be,
    but who would leave their child with someone like me?

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    That was a powerful poem that spoke to me on so many levels. I am a recovering heroin addict. I've now been clean for almost two months. I'm in a treatment centre. Your poem really resonates...

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  8. 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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  10. Daddy

    • By Lizzy Smith
    • Published: March 2009
    Just To Do Drugs

    Daddy, thank you for being so proud of me.
    A football player, that's what I'm going to be,
    I score, I win one more,
    But now I'm doing things against the law.

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    This poem really has touched me. I know these things really do happen. I'm only 15, but it brought tears to my eyes. I have been through a lot with most of my family members on pills. and how...

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  11. 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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  12. Puppet On A String

    • By Michelle
    • Published: February 2009
    Poem To My Meth Addict Husband

    You act like I know nothing about it, but I know enough.
    I know what it has done to you, I know what it's done to us.
    You're no longer a real person, more like a puppet on a string.
    Every single move you make is controlled by methamphetamine.

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    Where to begin? My husband is a crystal meth addict. He says he started using it about 2 years ago. Before that he was using cocaine here and there. The dealer didn't have cocaine and instead...

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  13. I Remember

    • By Lynne
    • Published: January 2009
    Poem About Growing Up With An Alcoholic Father

    I remember when the police came to our house.
    You didn't want to go with them.

    I remember when my mom wanted to leave.

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    this really describes my life with my father

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