An Addict's Willpower

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This poem was inspired by my mom who was addicted to painkillers and stopped, she and many other people who stop their addiction inspire me. :)

Submitted: August 28, 2012

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Fighting the life-long urge

To just have that one quick fix

Time to severely transfix

The addiction trying to emerge

 

Staying strong until the very end

Resisting the screaming in your head

Not allowing yourself to depend

As withdrawal comes; you dread

 

You want to run from the stress and pain

You want your joyous easy escape

As you are trying to quickly abstain 

While your life is trying to reshape

 

The people who care are standing by your side

Proud of you for fighting so so hard

I will not watch you let down your guard

The compassion in us will be your guide

 

August 5th, 2012


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