Addiction Poems about Family - Page 3

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  1. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  6. Goodbye, Mister Cocaine

    Poem About Walking Away From Cocaine

    Now who's that knocking on my brain?
    I hope it's not you, Mister Cocaine.
    Because Mr. Cocaine, you and I are through,
    And so is the fake fun that I had with you.

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    Wow! You really started using a deadly drug at a very young age. I do congratulate you that you have been clean now for four years. That is a humongous accomplishment for someone who used as...

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  7. My Hero

    • By Krystal Guenther
    • Published: February 2006
    My Brother

    You're more than just a brother to me,
    You are my hero, but you might not see.
    I care about you more than you could know,
    But sometimes I get mad at you and it just doesn't show.

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    • Rating 4.46
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    Don't worry, you will see him one day. May god bless you, and don't forget wherever your brother is he still loves you. After all, you are his sister.

  8. Who Are You To Judge?

    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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  10. 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

  11. I'm An Addict

    • By Dee Phillips
    • Published: June 2014
    Poem About How Addiction Happens

    It's walking a path, a path you take every day,
    but suddenly one day there is a huge hole in the middle of your path
    and you're not paying attention
    because you walked this path every day for years.

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    I'm 46 and life has passed me by because of addiction. I've also been a cutter for 30 years, and nothing can stop the tears.

  12. 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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  13. Mommy Loved Her Children

    Poem About A Family Devastated By Drug Addiction

    One pill, two pills, three pills, four.
    The children are counting Xanax pills they pick off the floor.

    Mommy's sister committed suicide in 2009; that's when this all started.

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    Same here. The full poem was actually 4 pages long; a lot of the story was cut out to meet the size limit. The point where the children decided she chose the drugs over them was because of...

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