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. 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 cuts deep. I can relate to this on every level. Not only did "my master" take control of every aspect, it took control over my every move and breath. Every time I used to...

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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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    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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  4. 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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    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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. I'm Your Disease

    Fighting An Eating Disorder

    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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  10. 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 pray your daughter has gotten sober. I’m now 43 and can proudly say I have nearly 3 years clean time. I owe it to God and family that never gave up hope. Because of your prayers and others,...

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  11. Recovering

    Recovering From An Addiction

    I'm all alone and feel I'm smothering.
    It's because of the addiction I've been covering.
    Why does the chaos never cease?
    All I need is just a little peace!

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  12. 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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  13. 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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    I'm so sorry to hear of your husband. You must be devastated. I'm addicted to oxycodone. I've been on them ten years and am due to be weaned off. I hate being the only addict in the family. I...

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