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.

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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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    • Votes 1427
    • Rating 4.55
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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. 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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    • Stories 7
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    • Votes 1376
    • Rating 4.51
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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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  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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    • Stories 4
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    • Rating 4.51
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    I've been an addict for six years now and I just can't stop. It has become my everything and consumed me entirely.

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  6. 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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    • Stories 40
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    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 1323
    • Rating 4.50
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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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  7. 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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    Lost a beautiful brother to drugs. He's still alive, but he's hanging about with the wrong crowd. I've been trying to get him off of it, but he just loves it too much.

  8. 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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    • Stories 20
    • Shares 698
    • Favorited 124
    • Votes 1563
    • Rating 4.48
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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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  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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    • Stories 1
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    • Votes 262
    • Rating 4.48
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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. 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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    • Stories 30
    • Shares 1108
    • Favorited 120
    • Votes 1980
    • Rating 4.47
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    Knowing what you are up against is the first step, and it's usually impossible to admit that you are powerless over something that at one time seemed so small. I'm not an addict, but I am the...

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  12. 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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    • Stories 2
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    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 96
    • Rating 4.46
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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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  13. 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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    • Stories 9
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    • Favorited 72
    • Votes 1166
    • Rating 4.46
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    I love this! It shows you how hard it is to go through a addiction when I went through mine it was hard but like you said there's always sunshine after the rain. I love that quote it's very...

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