Addiction Poems

Addiction Recovery Poems

Addiction can turn a perfectly healthy individual into a complete mess. There are many things that one can become addicted to. The common denominator is that it can ruin your life. Whether it be gambling, drugs, or some other kind of substance abuse, your life can quickly spin out of control if you aren't careful. There are some people that are born with an addictive personality. They may try a drug one time and it can ruin their lives forever. Others experiment with all sorts of lifestyle choices and nothing seems to stick to them. When it comes to addiction, there is nothing fair about it.

Poems about Addiction and Friendship

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  1. Welcome To Hell

    • By Nelly Barnes
    • Published: February 2011

    'Welcome to Hell," the sign should've read,
    Reaching your destination-all in your head!
    "Last call for the train heading to Nowhere Fast,"
    The memories you create will forever last.

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    I was an addict for 15 years. I know how hard it is. I have been clean for 4 years now. Some days I am ok and other days I feel like I am fighting a demon. The things that I have done that I...

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  3. My Master

    I have a master of an evil kind.
    He totally controls my body, soul, and mind.
    At first he was fun and cool,
    But soon I became his fool.

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    This poem really touched my heart, I'm a crack addict and heroin too. I'm on a script but still go back to the devil to play, I had 12 days clean under my belt and ruined it by using. I live...

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  4. Dear Heroin

    • By Summer Sager
    • Published: August 2008
    Addicted To Heroin Poem

    I am angry...

    You made me believe you were the cure for my every kind of pain.
    I had you wrapped around me while I let you take control of my veins.

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    Hi, I was inspired by reading the stories. I decided I would share my experience, strength, and hope. I started using drugs at the early age of 12. I was introduced to my first NA meeting and...

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  6. The Voice Of Addiction

    • By Carrie Roush
    • Published: March 2008

    Well, it's nice to finally meet you.
    I've been waiting for your call.
    I've noticed you've been crying,
    And I've watched you pace the halls.

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    • Rating 4.49
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    I'm 33 years old and still messing up once a week. I've been battling this addiction for 17 years now. I've overdosed three times, and the last time they shot narcan in me and I freaked out,...

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  7. A Letter From Your Disease

    • By Siera
    • Published: June 2010

    Hello fellow addicts I am your disease,
    I will never let you sleep or put your mind at ease,

    I will always be here no matter where you go,

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    I totally feel for you! I am a recovering addict and thank God I have been clean since 8/2006. I could NOT do this by myself! It took a VERY, VERY long time to finally realize I had a problem...

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  8. A Life That's Wasted

    Heroin

    a life that's wasted
    a breath that's gone
    he knows he's been fighting this addiction too long
    ...

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    On Oct, 8th 2017, we lost a beautiful woman who was a mother, daughter, sister, all because if the demon of heroin. During the month of October, Melbourne lost 5 young girls. Please help us....

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  10. I Love You Daddy

    You were born today
    A gift from God
    The blessing we waited for
    Your small fingers, your tiny toes...

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    This poem really touched me! I have 3 beautiful kids of my own and I couldn't imagine losing them. It's a cold hard reality with the world were living in. So sad

  11. Sunshine After Rain

    • By Brenda Winders
    • Published: August 2011
    Inspirational Poem About Addiction

    One day when I was young, I heard a knock at my door.
    It sounded familiar, like I had heard it before.
    I opened the door, and to my surprise,
    There stood a young lady with blond hair and brown eyes.

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    I can relate to this story. I went down this road for 15 years. Battling addiction is the hardest thing I have ever done. I have been clean for 5 years, and i have had to watch my son go down...

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  12. Dear Addiction

    Inspiring Change For Addicts

    I'm writing this to you,
    Telling you we're through.
    I can't take you anymore,
    Don't know what I liked you for.

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    I'm 58 years old and an addict to pain meds for 4 years due to chronic pain in both feet. I lost my pain management doc after failing a screen when I began taking anything I could to...

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  13. Addict

    • By Rian Kays
    • Published: October 2007
    Day In The Life Of An Addict Poem

    For the rest of my life, cursed with this disease.
    For all those who suffer, we just got to believe.
    Believing in yourself is the hardest thing to do,
    so take a look in the mirror and ask do you see you?

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    Sister Evelyn,
    I’ve been clean for 23 years from crack cocaine. I’m also a born again Christian. Let me share a few recommendations. Number 1 – I know the doctors say you are dying, but that...

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