Alcohol Addiction Poems

Poems about Alcoholism

When a friend becomes an alcoholic, you may be left wondering what to do. How can you help this person when it seems that all they care about is drinking. They seem to have left the world behind. What can you do for an alcoholic? Some options are confronting them yourself about entering treatment or even trying to form an intervention of close friends. The truth is that there is nothing you can do to make anyone do anything. One of beliefs in Alcoholics Anonymous is that a person may have to hit rock bottom before they are ready to be treated.

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  1. Disease Of Addiction

    • By Jenna Wheeler
    • Published: October 2013

    It's a sneaky little thing
    That comes without a call.
    When you think you have it conquered
    Is when you lose it all.

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    It first started with stress. That's where I started my first sip. I became drunk and drank every day. I have tried to stop drinking, but the spirit of drinking is with me. The question is...

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  3. Drip Drop

    • By Anne S
    • Published: March 2014
    Poem About The Effects Of Alcoholism

    drip drop
    the concoction of squished up white grapes
    and alcohol blend into a golden liquid
    that by the looks of,

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    I am 14 years old. I was diagnosed as an alcoholic at 13. Please, please, for me, don't pick up that bottle. It's ruined my life. Use me as a lesson.

  4. For Me And Others

    • By Mackenzie M. Dauber
    • Published: February 2006
    Father Drinks

    You say you're here for me and others,
    You say you're here for me and my brother.
    I didn't think you would lie,
    Telling me never to cry.

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    I can relate to this because I grew up with a father who abused alcohol growing up. My father also smoked. You would come to our childhood home and you'd see old used cigarettes all over the...

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  6. One Thing To Say

    • By Chaise Taylor
    • Published: February 2012
    Mom Has A Drug And Alcohol Problem

    There's only one thing I could ever say,
    about the way I felt that day.
    The day we sat with coloring books,
    and kept laughing at our funny looks. ...

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    The poem was wonderful. People who have never had problems do not understand. I had a bad drinking problem a very long time ago. I was lucky enough to overcome the problem and become the...

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  7. Lost

    • By Cody
    • Published: September 2008
    Drinking Into The Night

    Another day of life by the drop.
    I pray to lord, help me stop.

    I awake in pain, feeling shame....

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    I'm 10 years sober in total now. I tried to drink sensibly but to no avail. Finding AA was my one and only saviour. Acceptance and surrender really worked for me. One day at a time there,...

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  8. The Devil Drinks Alcohol

    • By Chontelle
    • Published: September 2011
    Father Is An Alcoholic

    Behind those eyes,
    who would see the pain that lies inside,
    secrets she only wish she could deny.
    But don't runaway little girl,...

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    Well done! I love this. You are very brave. You have a special quality inside you. Hold onto it and never forget who you are. Lots of love.

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  10. Alcohol Is Taking My Dad Away!!!!

    • By Brittni Barrett
    • Published: February 2010

    I can see the anger in his eyes
    And the alcohol rushing through his veins...

    I can see the pump of his heart...

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    Don't ever give up on your dad. I'm 31 years old I just lost my dad to alcohol a week ago. He drank all my life we tried to help him quit so many times. He was a functioning alcoholic for a...

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  11. The Memory

    • By Nathan Parkos
    • Published: December 2009

    Drunk Driving
    Is it worth
    All the pain
    And the hurt...

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    When people drink and drive they "think" they drive better, Just like when they get high; but your mental stabilities are a lot weaker then they think... a drunk driver hit my mother running...

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  12. I Remember

    • By Rebecca
    • Published: June 2011
    I Let You Drink and Drive

    I remember you crying out my name
    begging for help again and again
    I should never had said for you to come
    now I see that choice was really dumb...

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  13. Please Don't Ever Drink And Drive!

    • By Kayla A. Riffel
    • Published: June 2007

    We were friends forever, from the day we were born.
    We started junior high together and were ready for more!
    Then along came high school and we both thought this is gonna be so cool! With all the classes to choose from and cute guys in the hallways, we had no idea of what was in store for the next days.
    We both became friends with two really nice guys who invited us to hang out and said they had a surprise! ...

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