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  1. Monkey Business

    • By Ashley Depuy
    • Published: November 2015
    Poem About My Relationship With An Addict

    That monkey on your back,
    He's a tricky little guy.
    I thought that he was dead and gone.
    I thought he said goodbye.

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    I can relate a lot to this as well. I'm married to an addict. He just got out of prison this month and is already back in jail for meth. He's 40 years old and we have four kids together, and...

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  3. Letter To Drug Dealer From Mother Of Young Addict

    A Letter To A Drug Dealer.

    As you read this letter
    I want you to know the devastation

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    My name is Dylan, and I am 17 years old. I started selling drugs when I was twelve because my mom and dad where dope fiends. I had to take care of my sister who can't walk. I had to feed her,...

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  4. I Never Asked You To Be My Dad

    I never asked you to be my Dad,
    To slap me around and treat me 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. Addiction

    • By Christina Carbone
    • Published: November 2009
    Me And You Hand In Hand

    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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  7. Crackling Rock

    • By Del Marie Malliaros
    • Published: November 2008
    Poem About Crack Cocaine

    It feels so right, what an evil treat.
    Hunger pains gnaw yet you cannot eat.
    You'll never defeat this hell you've created.
    Is it everything you anticipated?

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    Fantastic words and all so true. I've been an addict for 30 years. I'm almost 50 years old, and I can't give up the pipe. It takes all my money, and it's taken my soul. I was a nice person...

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  8. My Josh

    • By Sue Cushing
    • Published: June 2011
    The Monster's Name Is DOPE

    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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  10. My Last Pain

    • By Monica Joyce
    • Published: June 2007

    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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  11. An Addict I'm Not

    • By Randi Gray
    • Published: October 2007
    Poem For Those Who Love An Addict

    *An addict I'm not...
    so he pushes me away
    hoping I won't see it and lead him astray
    *An addict I'm not...

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    I pray you got the help you needed and were able to let him go! Unfortunately for my ex-husband (now 7 years), he is still heavily addicted to meth, no job (he's a master carpenter), and has...

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  12. Red Light

    • By Brittney Elizabeth
    • Published: March 2008
    Teenager Killed By A Drunk Driver Poem

    He was the most loved with a million friends.
    Football star with so many wins.
    He had the cutest smile that you would ever see.
    He was the funniest person that you would ever meet.

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  13. I Still Love You, Mama

    • By Natasha Carr
    • Published: July 2011
    Poem About Mother Choosing Drugs Over Child

    I'm 16 and wondering if I fill your shoes
    Moving slowly while avoiding all your wrong moves
    Looking at your pictures feeling nothing but fear
    You're so far away but your love seems near

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    Wow, this pretty much hit the spot. My mom has been in prison for the past 8 years due to actions she has made from crack and cocaine, me and her are very close now and I love her to death,...

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