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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. My Husband's Mistress - Alcohol

    • By Crystal Campbell
    • Published: November 2017
    Message To Husband About His Addiction

    Last night we argued once again,
    But it's really nothing new.
    We argued the night before that
    And tons more before that, too.

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    Thank you for this. It helps to know I am not alone.

  4. The Shooting Star

    • By B. J. Hollister
    • Published: September 2014
    Poem About Effects Of A Sibling's Drug Addiction

    The shooting stars we used to see,
    Up in the sky, just you and me,
    Those are the times I hold so dear,
    Laughing, joking, we had no fear.

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    This poem hit home for me. I have a brother who I used to be best friends with. We did everything together, even after I found out that he was addicted to heroin and crack. I would ask him to...

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  6. Letter To Meth

    • By Amanda Logsdon
    • Published: February 2018
    Impact Of Drug Addiction On Loved Ones

    You don't know me,
    and I promise you never will.
    You've taken over my best friend.
    His soul you're out to steal.

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    Sweet Lilly, both my parents were and still are and I'm 33 years old. All I've ever wanted was to have normal parents. Somehow I became an addict at the age of 19 to oxicontin and then have...

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  7. No Excuse...It's The Cocaine

    Effects Of Cocaine Use

    Gone are the years when you were addicted
    Pain still remains of all those inflicted
    Sad are the memories of when you were high
    Hurt are the ones who helped you get by

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  8. Addiction Took Another Soul

    • By Natausha Henry
    • Published: December 2008

    She puts it to her lips with ease,
    just hurting deep inside.
    Tried to hide the pain away,
    to get that one last high.

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  10. Drug Overdose

    • By Alex
    • Published: October 2007

    I saw death for the first time.
    My life was decaying,
    My body was cold and numb.
    My head was taking me away from reality.

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    The last time I OD'd, my mom found me. When I came out of my coma, I was told my mom overdosed.

  11. Never Say Never

    • By Lisa
    • Published: February 2008
    Addict Like My Parents Poem

    I never thought I'd live my life with a needle in my arm.
    I never meant to treat loved ones this way
    or cause any person harm.
    I never could have seen myself being a junky at 17.

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    I get on here every couple of years, I wrote this poem when I was 17. I knew that I was traveling a path that was not right. I also knew that it was the same direction as my father who today...

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  12. 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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  13. 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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    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.

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