Addiction Poems

Sad Poems about Addiction

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.

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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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    My son age 25 has been fighting this devil of addition every since he graduated high school. He has been to rehab twice in the past 3 years, God has truly been with him and me. I've watched...

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  3. I'm Your Disease

    Sucked like a vacuum I held my fear,
    built up anger you want to hold near.

    Shaking and trembling is what I feel, ...

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    I love this poem. It truly is sad what we go through. Only each person that goes through this knows why they are and do. As for myself I was pushed to a low self esteem after a bad...

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  4. My Master

    • By Selena Odom
    • Published: August 2010

    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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    I'm a addict still. Started with a script 5 yrs. ago. Went to sniffing pilled. Today I'm a heroin addict. I can't stop no matter what. Even for my children I can't. How pathetic is that?!...

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  6. Razor's Edge

    It sits on the razor's edge,
    A tear, crimson within itself.
    I sit there, constantly reminded of you.
    This was our thing,

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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’m going on 3 years clean July 31st! Just a little brain food for everyone. Addiction is not the drugs, pills, alcohol. It is a behavior. You need to change the way you think because our...

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  8. 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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    Wow! I am amazed at all the stories, but most of all I truly appreciate such honesty because without reading what YOU wrote, I would still be dumbfounded with the questions I am facing about...

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  10. A Life That's Wasted


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

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    Oh how sad I lost my son to that awful drug 3 years ago and the pain is unbearable. I often say if this is how an addict suffers no wonder they find it hard to combat. I pray every night for...

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  11. 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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    Hi, my name is Jesse. In 2008, I lost my first girlfriend, and probably about a month or two later after she passed away, that is when my addiction started, and it lasted for about four...

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  12. 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

  13. Dear Addiction

    • By Zeb Edington
    • Published: October 2008
    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 in tears now hearing how the poem ended. I don't have an addiction problem, but I find this highly moving. I hope it changes more lives because it changed my point of view.

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