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  1. Date: 1/5/2010 1:41:00 PM
    Mary, i do hope she turns it around. 19 years old is too young to throw away life, but you will have had this thought running through your mind >> i really do hope so >> James

  1. Date: 1/4/2010 5:22:00 PM
    Such an apt desciption of something so many people deal with. It's hard to see someone you love on the downward slope. Good use of rhyme and personification for a powerful poem. May God keep your daughter safe and clean. Thank you for sharing this poem with us and for your kind words on mine. Karen

  1. Date: 1/4/2010 4:41:00 PM
    Addiction is a dreadful disease, that has it start first in the mind, then it possesses the body. It's power is in the mind. The mind must make a conscious effort, as you have indicated. God Bless you and I will pray for her decision to be concrete of the mind. Sincerely, Love, Moses

  1. Date: 1/2/2010 4:48:00 PM
    It is powerful and she will always be an addict but she can be recovered but she will always be an addict just like an alcoholic is always an alcoholic but can be in a constant state of recovery. If an alcoholic has one drink they are right back where they were when they drank their last one. Wishing her the best and will remember her in prayers. Keep the creative pen flowing. Sara

  1. Date: 1/2/2010 8:16:00 AM
    Such a true and genuine write! I feel for you. I pray with you that your daughter is recovered and that she soon comes home to you. God bless you.

  1. Date: 1/2/2010 7:56:00 AM
    I do hope that your daughter truly is recovered. The main thing is them staying clean. Your poem is RIGHT ON about drug abuse, Mary. A powerful write. LUv, andrea

  1. Date: 1/2/2010 7:03:00 AM
    And we shall lift her up in prayer also Mary for her addiction to leave her body, mind, heart and spirit... some GOD addiction is needed through prayer for her... wonderful poetry from u on this touchy subject with your own precious daughter... if it a good expression to release for u also... blessings.. luv... Linda-Marie..

  1. Date: 1/1/2010 1:19:00 PM
    Powerful , Mary. Very impressive right from where it counts to where it counts. I shall pray and ask my Saint friends to pray for your daughter. God Bless you and yours.-Robert