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  1. Shut My Eyes

    • By Leon
    • Published: November 2013
    Poem About The Shame Of Addiction

    When I close my eyes
    Shut out the pain outside
    My soul turns inwards
    And I feel the shame inside...

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    Call someone. Someone who is clean and you can trust. Take it only one hour or even one minute at a time. It is a lie that you love heroine. What you love is not feeling the pain of life. But...

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  3. The Needle

    • By Trey
    • Published: April 2008
    Poem On Trying To Stop Drug Addiction

    why do I think putting this needle in my vein
    is going to take away the pain
    is avoiding my issues just going to make them go away
    or are they still going to be there when my high is gone the next day...

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    I am a proud granny of 3 precious grand daughters that belong to my middle daughter named Rebecca and of 2 grandsons whose mother is my oldest daughter. I also have a daughter named Sarah, my...

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  4. My Heroin(E)

    • By Michael Scarcelli
    • Published: September 2009
    Love And Addiction

    I am beginning to want you, before I even know you.
    I am wanting to save you, before I can hold you.

    And I am mad, which for both of us is true;...

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  6. Thinking Of You...(Heroin)

    • By Jennifer Terry
    • Published: June 2011
    Withdrawal Poem

    Thinking of you, I become obsessed.
    Because of you my life is in ruins, my life a big mess.
    Most days I can't even get out of bed to get dressed.
    Those crazy thoughts lingering, in my brain....

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    I couldn't have asked for any more or less in relation to my addictions. I am grateful for what I've learned about myself and others. I have lied to and stolen from anyone that got close. I...

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  7. Time To Let Go

    • By Randi R. Brekhus
    • Published: February 2006

    Today I sat and tried my best to think.
    If it could end your life why would you drink?
    I wish I knew how to change your mind.
    Life is too precious to leave it all behind....

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    There I am standing looking in the mirror, tears rolling down my face,
    thinking, 'Why is it that this world is all going wrong? Is it the human race?,
    Is this world meant for people to...

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  8. Time To Face Facts

    Meth Leads To Death

    You left loving friends
    Out in the cold
    All because addiction
    Had taken hold ...

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    I have a 20 year old friend whom is addicted to meth. She has done it since she was 17 and has gotten worse. She lost her 1 year old daughter behind it and still does it. I am a recovering...

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  10. This Last Dance

    • By Lanae
    • Published: September 2009
    Cocaine Is My Sweetest Friend

    My sweetest friend has gone away
    The price of love, I cannot pay
    In times of need, my darkest hour
    Twas YOU my friend, to whom I'd cower...

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    I never had trouble quitting cocaine and I had a $300 a day habit. My father had left me a substantial amount of money when he died and it was like the devil was waiting for that to happen. I...

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  11. Stopping Addiction

    • By ESMERELDA
    • Published: March 2008

    I have nothing to say
    to you anymore.
    I'm taking my life back
    and shutting the door....

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    Well spoken and you WILL succeed! It is hard, you might struggle a lot at first. Sobriety is more then getting clean it is relearning to live and stepping into the roles of mother and wife...

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  12. White Lies

    • By Laurie Stewart
    • Published: January 2010

    They shun their families and their friends
    and sometimes they lose their babies..

    They play a game they can never win...

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    isn't every word the truth????!!!??? A story I couldn't have said better myself. I have been there done that as an addict. Losing my girls, my place to live and the respect of my friends and...

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  13. One Lesson Learned

    • By Shauna Ryner
    • Published: October 2009
    Death By A Drunk Driver

    One breath, one moment. First step, first smoke. We start out young. Innocent, unknowing. Yet as we grow, we learn. Learn of good and bad. The ways of the evil.
    One more time you say. That's all it is, yet you said that same line last time. One more drink you say, then we'll go home. It all seemed fine, and your friends didn't mind. But as you drive, impaired and no seat belt, you start having second thoughts. She came out of nowhere. Your car was too close. You swerved to miss her, but it was too late.
    One breath, one moment. One hit, one death. The sirens are wailing, bystanders shocked. Your friends are all scared, but you are the worst. Her death hangs over your head. A burden never to be forgotten.
    The police officer's come over, grim faced and sad. They take you away, your friends all go too....

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