Addiction stories, books, poems, and more

709 results

Poem / Non-Fiction

July 20, 2018

Reads: 31

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

My poem 'Addiction' is about the addiction that us humans face. whether it be addiction with drugs, food, music, hobbies, etc we all have an addiction to something including myself. But my poem is not about the good addiction but rather about the bad. Since i, in my past,… Read More

Reads: 17

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Creative non fiction about hospitalization and detox from heroin with a darkly humorous twist on family dysfunction Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 11, 2018

Reads: 7

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

it's 12.06 am where i am and i cant sleep because to many thoughts going on... here you go. Read More

Tags: addiction

Reads: 23

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

first poem written in a while Read More

Reads: 20

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

we can not fight the good fight for others, they need to fight for themselves. Read More

Tags: addiction

Reads: 644

Comments: 3

Shelves: 6

The Booksie Classic House

This is a story about change. How at any time, any age, we can make the commitment to change anything, especially ourselves. It delves into the realms of mental health, depression, OCD and the many layers that constitute addiction. It is bare bones and raw, unadulterated and firmly from… Read More

Reads: 25

Comments: 3

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Would you kindly bring back the color scheme, for me? Read More

Reads: 280

Comments: 7

Shelves: 5

The Booksie Classic House

Arkadia Adams, troubled and testy teen, must defeat the darkness in the past before it destroys her future. Read More

Featured Review by Amy F. Turner

"Richly entertaining coming of age story of a young woman trying to cope with a lot of losses in her life while gaining little support from her o..." Read More

It may not make sense to all but it is real and it is raw Read More

Tags: addiction, defeat

Following the life of Peter MacCallum, from his troubled beginnings and to all the joy and heartbreak that follows him throughout his life. Read More

Reads: 47

Comments: 4

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Can't escape you, even in my dreams. Read More
I have been to places I shouldn't have been to. Seen things that shouldn't be seen. Done things that shouldn't have been done. Said things that shouldn't have been said. Thought thoughts that shouldn't have been thought. This poem is dedicated to all those people struggling with some sort… Read More

Tags: pain, lust, addiction

Book / Romance

April 02, 2018

Reads: 120

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 38

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

what goes up, must come down Read More
A partially completed script about a burnt out intervenionist who is employed by two men, Andy who represents the idealistic young generation of the sixties and Bill Taylor who represents the establishment. It is a love story and is about redemption. I need to know if it is any… Read More

Reads: 176

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The letter that started it all. I wrote this for my co-residents while at inpatient treatment for addiction in PA. It is dedicated to all of the friends I made there, all of my brothers and sisters in recovery and active addiction. And to my Colleen, a source of… Read More
a young woman in the midst of a devastating heroin addiction. a mother who no longer loves her husband. a father who feels disconnected and unaware. one family's story about heartbreak, healing, and the messy dynamics of mental health and intimacy. Read More

Tags: addiction

Reads: 87

Comments: 4

Shelves: 2

The The Imaginarium House

Adam could not live within the constraints imposed upon him by his parents, so on his 18th birthday, walked out of the family home and into hell on earth. Read More
I wrote and published this in hopes that I am not the only one going through this. Read More

Tags: addiction

Reads: 33

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The thoughts of a recovered addict. Read More

Poem / Romance

February 08, 2018

Reads: 50

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 42

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

I shouldn't be doing this. But I had no choice. What else was there to do? It was the only thing that made the voices stop. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

January 09, 2018

Reads: 47

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

it comes disguised as beauty Read More
A Short Blurb On Addiction. Read More

Reads: 54

Comments: 5

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

A little bit of truth mixed up with a lot of fiction. Read More

Short Story / Flash Fiction

December 04, 2017

Reads: 62

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The The Imaginarium House

The end of a relationship leaves Saffie not only distraught, but in the grip of alcohol addiction. Can she get her life back on track? Read More
In the grip of active addiction this is the letter I wrote my mother trying to explain my slipping grip on reality. Read More
Booksie 2018 Poetry Contest

Welcome New Writers