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One Year

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One Year

One year of sobriety
I have just gained today
now I know it's up to me
to not throw it away
I know only I can control myself 
with the help of god and fellowship
never again will I abandon myself
never another newcomer chip
I may have lost some acquaintances 
but I made many close friends
the things I lost were fragile
the things I gained last till the end
no longer am I trapped
in a prison cell I built
I'm no longer ashamed of myself
I am no longer controlled by guilt
surprisingly I trust things now
something I never thought I could
not only do I have your trust
but I thought I never would

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  1. Date: 4/23/2010 8:52:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your poetry today Kelsi. Have a wonderful weekend and keep the ink flowing. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/22/2010 3:17:00 PM
    Nice one, have a good one..p.d.