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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    • Rating 4.57
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    You're like a bad friend who is never there for me, but yet I trust you more than I trust myself. I don't trust anyone, but oddly I trust the one thing that's bad for me. Yes, you were there...

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  3. 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 4.42
  4. 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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    • Votes 240
    • Rating 4.40
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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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  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 366
    • Rating 4.39
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    I drink and do drugs every day. I embarrass myself on a regular basis. I get wasted and out of control. My physical appearance has gone downhill. I was known for being beautiful. Now I can...

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  7. 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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    • Votes 507
    • Rating 4.38
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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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  8. 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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    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 661
    • 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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  10. 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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    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 600
    • 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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  11. 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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    • Votes 173
    • Rating 4.35
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    Yes, I think about it. I grew up in foster care from the time I was 5 until 16. I ran away probably 100 or more times. I would get to go home and then back to foster care. I couldn’t...

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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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    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 309
    • Rating 4.34
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    I think that when she mentioned her new way of dressing, she meant that she is proud of her new lease on life. And that entails everything that makes her feel positive. Why not include being...

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  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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    • Votes 269
    • Rating 4.30
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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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