Addiction stories, books, poems, and more

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Reads: 49

Comments: 6

Shelves: 4

The Science Fiction House

READER COMMENT: "Excellent story! I like the combination of a narrating styles reminiscent of old film noir with the futuristic themes. And I love the whole metaphor of "abyss", of spiritual emptiness, which gradually takes over people's minds and souls in the shape of virtual reality. This is high quality… Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 24, 2017

Reads: 10

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I had a pretty bad addiction to self harm once upon a time. To the point where I now live with hundreds of scars on my arms. Most have faded out. And every once in a while my addiction reoccurs. Now with that being said, I promise I'm fine. Read More

Reads: 147

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This poem is supposed to sum up that familiar feeling I get sometimes, when I look in the mirror and remember where I came from. But what it means to you, is up for suggestion. Read More

Reads: 562

Comments: 3

Shelves: 4

The Silver Tongue House

Growing up with alcoholism and drug abuse. In and out of foster homes until placement is made permanent. How growing up in the foster system changes the meaning of sanity. Read More

Poem / Romance

July 19, 2017

Reads: 25

Comments: 6

Shelves: 2

The Vintage Publishing House

A very intense poem of mine written in the spring of 2010. Read More

Poem / Other

July 10, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short poem on living with an addiction. Read More

Tags: addiction

A kings love for his queen. Read More

Reads: 20

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Mirror and rain House

A man turns to memory-wipe to rid himself of his addiction. _______________________________ Author's Note: Due to the staccato nature of the writing, I am beginning to think that the poem is too and I could've ended it earlier. Does anyone else agree? I am also rethinking the closing sentence. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 14, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Poetry

June 07, 2017

Reads: 34

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The continuous battle with my father's sickness. This was back in 2010. Read More

Poem / Other

June 06, 2017

Reads: 16

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem on the struggles of addiction. Read More

Tags: addiction

Poem / Poetry

May 26, 2017

Reads: 12

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

this poem is about addiction - I found a friend I've been out of touch with for many years only to find he was battling an addiction. When we spoke finally, he shared how things have changed and how since stopping he's been able to find some semblance of himself… Read More
A broken kingdom with a dazed queen of power. Read More

Reads: 22

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Review Chain House

Tags: pain, addiction

Poem / Other

May 06, 2017

Reads: 8

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

One addiction I'd not want to be without. Read More

Tags: addiction

Short Story / Other

May 05, 2017

Reads: 11

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Not sure how this one came out to be honest, but here it is. Enjoy Read More

Tags: addiction

Poem / Poetry

April 24, 2017

Reads: 31

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

raw, intense uncontrolled animalistic desire Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 08, 2017

Reads: 30

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

autumn leaves on the grave Read More

Reads: 189

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This is a personal letter I wrote to my Devil about what happened to me in December 2014. I was only 21 years old facing one of the most heartbreaking moments of my life. I never expected this to be my life. Read More

Reads: 34

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A woman is haunted by an event that occurred in her past, one that years later she still struggles to come to terms with. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 26, 2017

Reads: 39

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

the dopamine well has run dry Read More

Reads: 45

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Drug Addiction Treatment If we talk about the human nature, we will come to know that the addiction of anything can be hazardous to human health and nature as well. When we talk about the addiction to the drugs, it is very much clear to everyone that this addiction is… Read More

Essay / Romance

March 02, 2017

Reads: 100

Comments: 5

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

I wrote this back in January, and I used some parts as excerpts in some of my recent work. Decided to post it here, because why the heck not? :) Read More

Essay / Non-Fiction

February 22, 2017

Reads: 102

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

My opinion on drugs and how they are integrated into our society. Read More

Reads: 37

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The The Rabbit Hole House

Why are the alleyways always dark? Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 20, 2017

Reads: 31

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 90

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Semi-autobiographical story about a somewhat psychic sex addict. Read More

Reads: 43

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This piece is simply about the troubles of being an addict. Read More

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