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Below is the poem entitled Addiction which was written by poet Joseph Granda-Padron. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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You held me motionless
Suspended & nothing
w/ your promises
Of tomorrow
& pleasure
& whom amongst us
doesn’t desire

Scratching away
My reality.
Up my past along
My future.

I stood there
A fallen angel
A bewildered god
Gifted w/ hope
& courage
But no more…

Belittled by my dreams
Torn to shreds
By thirst
& memories

YOU beast!

If only the stars
Were as certain…
Be no use
For light.

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  1. Date: 12/24/2008 10:34:00 AM
    Congratulations Joseph on your first polace win. Powerful poem!! Merry Christmas and a happy new year! Love, Chitra

  1. Date: 12/22/2008 1:48:00 PM
    Joseph, Congratulations on First Place in Michael J's Contest I can see why Excellent write...HG

  1. Date: 12/22/2008 12:51:00 PM
    What a creative approach to the topic. Congratulations on placing first in Michael's contest. Keep up the good writing. Wishing you ongoing success. Karen

  1. Date: 12/22/2008 12:43:00 PM
    I just found this. Congratulations. you are a gifted writer. Joyce

  1. Date: 12/22/2008 12:03:00 PM
    Dear Joseph - Congratulations on your WIN in Michael's contest! Wishing you and your loved ones a Happy & Blessed holiday season. Peace always, John

  1. Date: 12/22/2008 6:52:00 AM
    Amazing descriptions and so well deserved to win this contest. Congratulations on being the winner of this contest!! ~ Carrie Happy Holidays!

  1. Date: 12/22/2008 5:43:00 AM
    Congratulations Joseph on your First Place win in Michael's contest! Incredible write and more than well deserved. Happy holidays to you and yours. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 12/22/2008 3:05:00 AM
    I commented on this before and knew at that time, it was the winner, congratulations Joseph.

  1. Date: 12/22/2008 12:51:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved 1st Place WIN in Michael's contest. Nigel

  1. Date: 12/20/2008 11:55:00 AM
    Incrediblly powerful writing that tears at the heart conveying the sad truth of addiction. BRAVO!!! FOR TELLING SO WELL, JOSEPHL Lainie.

  1. Date: 12/15/2008 7:02:00 PM
    and she is telling them a story in the beginning its not really part of the poem

  1. Date: 12/15/2008 6:54:00 PM
    Mama and child is written in slave times. african people were in slavery and we was at the mercy of the wip. i am from texas i have seen the kkk i have had them chase after me and my family and here i am 14 years old i speak in the voice of a slave no racism was ment

  1. Date: 12/15/2008 6:38:00 PM
    The poem made me think of lost love~ ps. thank you for your comment the poem was about the Old Year gone and the New Year starting a new~

  1. Date: 12/15/2008 10:20:00 AM
    Deep write..Thanks for the comment on my poem... *Breana ps please read more I would like to know what you think...

  1. Date: 12/12/2008 7:39:00 PM
    Boy am I glad I saw this poem. . I very much appreciate this work and thank you for sharing it. Thank you also for your comment on "Be Merry" I did reformat it, what do you think?

  1. Date: 12/12/2008 10:39:00 AM
    Wow this is strong. Loved your attitude towards it. Very well put in words with a imagery we can relate to. Good Luck! Happy holidays! Love, Chitra

  1. Date: 12/12/2008 9:52:00 AM
    Great poem that embodies strong convictions. I especially liked the final verse. Wishing you and yours a Happy Holiday season. Peace always, John

  1. Date: 12/12/2008 8:04:00 AM
    Wow! I adore this and I am so glad I found you. Another amazing poem....just great. Love the fitting for the contents...Love me