Addiction Poems about Family - Page 8

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  1. 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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  3. Depleted

    The Effects Of Living With An Alcoholic Parent

    With every sip you swallowed,
    a drop of my spirit evaporated,
    until I was left
    as hollow as the bottle

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  4. Missing The Feeling

    • By Dawn
    • Published: October 2008
    Poem About Missing Drugs

    Wake up wanting and needing heroin.
    Go to bed wanting and needing heroin.
    90 days clean and I am missing the feeling
    Rushing through my veins like comets in the sky

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    I'm 21 and have been clean from heroin for 5 months now and its not any easier today then it was the day I quit. Addiction is so misperceived any how I loved this poem great job

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  6. What To Say

    • By Linda Smith
    • Published: November 2008
    Poem About Wanting Mom To Get Help

    What do I say to the one who made me who I am today,
    Despite, or maybe because, of the bad times.
    I love her with all my heart, and that is why I am hurting.
    Her lies and broken promises fill my mind now.

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    My mom died in 2010 due to what they are calling multiple drug toxicity. I think it was suicide; others believe overdose, but watching her spiral into what and where she was before she died...

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  7. 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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  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. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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