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Addiction

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Addiction

A.W. Nutter

Soul filling with darkness
Destroying the internal light
Love, peace and happiness
Forever lost in the night

Anxiety and trepidation
Fills every waking hour
Normality an aberration
Sanity being devoured

Family and friends disappear
Cravings, must be appeased
Satan whispering in the ear
The body becomes diseased

Lies and thievery come easy
Bowing to the masters trill
Creating an allusion of ecstasy
Swallowing the poisoned pill

Soul filling with darkness
Destroying the internal light
Love, peace and happiness
Forever lost in the night

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  1. Date: 3/4/2012 3:18:00 AM
    Thanks, Anthony, for your kind comment re my poem. Great write re addictions. Cheers, Maureen

  1. Date: 1/3/2012 6:38:00 AM
    This needed to be written Anthony, an excellent profound poem of one's suffering. Happy New Year. harry

  1. Date: 12/27/2011 2:49:00 PM
    Touching poem Anthony,but I like it. OXOX hugs from Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 12/24/2011 9:15:00 PM
    Anthony ... Have a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. May your Wishes come true this coming Year! God, bless you and your happy family. Always, here to enjoy the love that goes around the soup... ~p.d.

  1. Date: 12/24/2011 8:32:00 AM
    Wow this is awesome! Brings addiction to life.

  1. Date: 12/23/2011 9:57:00 PM
    This is one vivid way to describe addiction. You have used very descriptive words and appropriate rhyming here.

  1. Date: 12/18/2011 8:05:00 PM
    I love this very sad, very well penned

  1. Date: 12/13/2011 8:07:00 PM
    Amazingly scary!!

  1. Date: 11/4/2011 7:06:00 AM
    How true, How true.

  1. Date: 10/30/2011 7:48:00 AM
    Very good work about addiction...Terrible plight to the addicted and those around..Glad that I dropped by this morn..Sara

  1. Date: 10/22/2011 7:58:00 PM
    Amazing write!! very touching. You have truly magnificent talent. Keep writing :)

  1. Date: 10/22/2011 7:16:00 PM
    Sure sounds like it is man, great poem, my daughter by this part damned, anything to get her fill, destruction rules my daffodil, unplanned:(

    Ramos Avatar Ruben Ramos
    Date: 11/4/2011 7:05:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Its like snuffing out hopes and dreams for the next fix that truely has no fill. All else is but a shadow- formless, meaningless. Appreciate your comment.
  1. Date: 10/22/2011 10:56:00 AM
    has a beautiful rythm to a very serious subject. Captures the suffering for the reader, excellent write.