Drug Abuse Poems

Poems by Teens about Drug Abuse

Of all age categories that abuse drugs, the teen population is definitely the highest. Older people may use drugs on a recreational basis, but teens approach drugs with the same intensity and desperation with which they approach everything else. Many teens have a sense that they are immortal and that nothing that they do will have a lasting effect. Unfortunately, much to their chagrin, many find themselves struggling with addiction their whole lives.

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  1. Meth

    • By Brandon Levangie
    • Published: January 2016
    Poem About Drug Withdrawal

    Time is consuming.
    I struggle removing
    temptation and sorrow
    for a better tomorrow.

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    It's hard believing you are my ex, but I love being your ex. Life without you is precious, marvelously splendid. You confused me, took my curiosity, consciousness and almost ruined my...

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  3. My Parents

    • By Shayne Smith
    • Published: June 2009

    I'm lucky that I have the parents that I do,
    you would be lucky if you had them too.
    They don't have a lot of money because they spend too much on me,
    they can now barely afford the Toronto parking fee. ...

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    • Rating 4.41
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    My name is Fiona. I'm a mother of two. You didn't care what you were about to do...

    You took away loads a memories of times in my life. You took away the way I viewed myself. You put me...

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  4. All We Can Do Is Wait

    Mom Chose Drugs

    You were never really there,
    And when you came around, all people did was stare,
    You chose drugs over us,
    At least you loved yourself, that's a plus....

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    • Rating 4.41
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  6. Crystal

    • By Amy Brunson
    • Published: February 2009
    Poem By A Recovering Addict

    Crystal was once my friend
    She was always there for me
    Whenever I was in need
    She helped me through my ups and downs...

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    • Votes 350
    • Rating 4.37
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    Wow, that touched my heart. My mom is a drug addict and she and I used to be best friends with Crystal. I never thought I'd do it, because of my mom doing it. but then I found myself doing...

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  7. With Darkness Come Death

    • By Jess
    • Published: March 2011

    How could family be so cruel?
    How could I have been so naive & such a fool?
    My sister had frozen off my money for years,
    When I found out it reduced me to tears,...

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    • Rating 4.37
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    I lost my older brother to drug abuse when I was 10 and he was the only family I had. My parents died in a car crash when I was 3 but now I'm 15 and I'm a foster child. Can I ask have you...

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  8. 30 Inch Gauge

    • By Emma
    • Published: September 2011
    Heroin Poem

    How were the shrooms? The Beer? The LSD?
    I'll show you something more worthwhile than weed.
    I can show you how to steal and lie.
    Trust me, it's all you need to get by....

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    • Stories 3
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    • Votes 486
    • Rating 4.37
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    I love your poem. It touched my heart. I am soooo sorry for what you have been through. I am happy that you are ok and that hearing your poem I help stop my teenage friends. Thanks so much...

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  10. My Escape

    • By Kayla Saunders
    • Published: August 2008

    I take my second big hit
    The dark room becomes lit
    It's starting to make me feel good
    Just like it should...

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    • Votes 652
    • Rating 4.36
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    I'm starting to become a piece of my pipe, when I light the tip and I start to hit, I become the brownness and the white, the fire hits the smoke comes out how did I get here and how do I get...

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  11. Escape

    • By Emily F
    • Published: February 2014
    Poem About Smoking Pot

    The lighter's a trigger
    I load my gun
    And swallow the bullets
    Straight to my lungs...

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    • Rating 4.36
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    I can relate to every word written. Drug misuse/addiction is very complex and to anyone outside of it will never truly understand how people think, feel, behave when they are gripped by the...

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  12. Pills And Violence

    Popping pills in the morning,
    Popping pills at night.
    Cutting deep into my skin,
    holding my blade tight....

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    • Votes 304
    • Rating 4.33
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    Wow...you should see the tears coming from my eyes...I hope that you are better now.

  13. I Did It Too

    • By Cammy
    • Published: December 2007
    Regret Past With Drugs

    You only know what you learn
    I was so young and had no where to turn
    Growing up I said I wouldn't do that to my kid
    I repeated the cycle and I did...

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    • Rating 4.32
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    I'm a 28 year old mother of 2 wonderful children and I'm currently struggling with a Meth addiction. I also come from parents that still struggle with addiction. I lived with my aunt as a...

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