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Best Addiction Poems

Below are the all-time best Addiction poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of addiction poems written by PoetrySoup members


Battling Addiction
               You  told
       ...

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Categories: addiction, courage, me, me,
Form: Shape



Alice Sweet Alice
      ~Alice Sweet Alice~

        *Like Sisters*
   Everyday -- Holding Hands 
Sunday...

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Categories: abuse, addiction, anger, art, confusion, dark,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Death of the Poet Destroyer
~The Untold Fatal Attraction Poem~

Mid-morning she sees the sun ahead
Her death flowed in a messaged bottle
Gazing into her brown eyes upon all open sores,
Her conscience...

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Categories: addiction, birth, change, conflict, death, eulogy, life,
Form: Ballad
PLAGIARIZING
"Mine all Mine!"

A thief I long to be
Your eyes original like the moon and sea

A lover in the world............
An Anthology, you walk and talk like...

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Categories: addiction, beauty, cute love, devotion, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cup of Empty
Cup of Empty
She pours him a cup of empty
From a teapot of childhood dreams
He loves the sound of her giggles
Hers is the light of a...

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Categories: addiction, adventure, beautiful, dream, hurt, lost
Form: Quatrain



Midnight Poet
Whisper's of October  

Whispers in this soup bowl
20 minutes after its muse explodes,
Daylight remains nothing more than a dream 
Warding off the howling sound...

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Categories: addiction, character, devotion, identity, october, poets,
Form: Free verse
Sweet Sugar Cookies and Peanut Butter Bars
"I dream of Candy!"

Sweet cakes and peanut butter squares 
A living diabetic's nightmare. --  My heart 
sings to the beat, Under the Neutron Star...

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Categories: addiction, candy, fantasy, funny, passion, silly,
Form: Alliteration
Her Masterpiece Is Her Story
Her paintbrush is a razor,
Her canvas, her wrists,
"I deserve the pain."
She shrugs and insists.

One day the brush will push down,
And it will cut so deep,
That...

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Categories: abuse, addiction, anger, body, boyfriend, bullying,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wordaholic
I want conversations 
with writers and poets
The wise the wacky 
the dark and the stoic 
I need to drink your words
I fear my disease is...

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Categories: addiction, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Cocaine Is Her Name
COCAINE Is Her Name  ( Addiction )

COCAINE is her name. They call her COKE for short.
She came into this Country, without a Passport.
Since then...

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Categories: addiction,
Form: Free verse
Winds of Autumn
I called to the winds of autumn
As they wrapped up the dying year;
"Oh stay for a moment and tell me
Of answers I need to hear".

Who...

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Categories: addiction, life, lost, autumn, lost, power,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Poe's Untimely Demise
Come close and learn the mystery
 buried o'er there on yonder hill.
 The truth revealed in whisp'ring wind
 was hid these past two centuries-
 a...

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Categories: addiction, anxiety, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mary Rogers
* The plague of mental illness


Couldn't pay the rent, could you Mary? 
Back out on the street, dearest Mary.
Winter's in the air/once a girl with...

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Categories: abuse, addiction, hope, mental illness,
Form: Lyric
Plethora of Poetry
~STRIP TEASE~     Featuring:) SKAT

Silver Skimpy Ink, String, A POET DESTROYER's bling, bling
Think of me as a human ditty delicious decoration,
Something along...

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Categories: addiction, adventure, beauty, passion, sensual, sexy,
Form: Alliteration
Nightmares and Razor Blades
I stare at my ceiling,
I start to wonder, why am I not healing?
Then it dawns on me,
The nightmare clip starts to roll.
I shake and shiver...

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Categories: addiction, anger, conflict, dark, emo, horror,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member For The Love of Poetry
For love of poetry, spellbound am I
by force, that takes me to the land of words.
Beyond control, this power has its way
that leads me to...

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Categories: addiction, poetry, poets, words,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Gravitational Pull
Today I feel the pull
of gravity
on the depth of my depravity
There within that cavity 
resides my anxiety
It seeps out of my porosity 
feeding the insanity

I...

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Categories: abuse, addiction, angst, courage, depression, fear,
Form: Free verse
Welcome To My World -The Cost Of Happiness-
~TAKE MY MONEY ~

Crimson Joy, L'Oreal Lips, DOLCE & GABBANA eyewear 
Mascara from beyond LONDON Bridges
Like the pretty face found in front of Vanity Fair
What...

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Categories: abuse, addiction, adventure, clothes, fashion, happiness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A choice

                  A vulture and owl
   ...

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Categories: addiction,
Form: I do not know?
you are, i am
open your doors
close all the windows
sleeping's such a bore
suffocate it with pillows

psh, i'm not hellbent
shut your mouth
it's called character development
WOOPS. broke routine again
and the poem's...

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Categories: addiction, absence, beautiful, confusion, dark, i am,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Can't get high enough
I started sucking my thumb until it looked like a plumb
Things didn't feel any better so I poured a glass of rum
Some will imagine I'm...

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Categories: addiction,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Chocolate Fountain
Chocolate Fountain Abuse- for the lover 

How easily I forget I'm allergic to chocolate
I want to dip the exquisite kosher in a Spanish brandy
Sweet, sweet,...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abuse, addiction, america, betrayal, candy, chocolate,
Form: Villanelle
Whisky Moment
~the Fear of Never~ A DRINK TO REMEMBER!


   And the fire catches every time, my heart needs a sip
I bear no shame pouring,...

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Categories: abuse, addiction, celebration, muse, passion, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member This Buds For You
-This buds for you!-
-It takes one to know one!-
-I know you are, but what am I?-

A second hand, on my stopwatch, going nowhere!
You are a...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abuse, addiction, anger, conflict, inspiration, pride,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Ripping
You ripped me 
One word at a time
Shredded my smile
Pulled at my sensitivity
I was never strong enough 
To pull back my paper heart

You took the...

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Categories: abuse, addiction, anger, angst, betrayal, emotions,
Form: Free verse