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Recovery Poems - Poems about Recovery

Recovery Poems - Examples of all types of poems about recovery to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for recovery.

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Into the Fray
I have withstood this austere year Waiting on skies which never clear Shadows away Fingers restless for an hour's peace Scrapes gold flakes from a drying crease of papier-mache Random resistance too refined Leisure, a luxury consigned To yesterday Now, tart impatience I require Passive...Read More
Categories: courage, motivation, recovery from,
Form: Tail-rhyme

God Said to Man, Man Said to God
God said to man "Breathe, Now" Man said to God "Don't know how" God replied "I've already shown you, son" Man sighed "Am I the only one?" My tool chest is full but my hands are tied Could've told the...Read More
Categories: god, motivation, mystery, recovery
Form: Rhyme
Angifi Dladla BAYEDE Bayede , Son of man, Bayede! You who outsmart the invisible God of our ancestors, You who perfect the creations of the One-Who-Cannot-Be- Imagined. Modernizer of...Read More
Categories: planet, recovery from, spiritual,
Form: Ode
it's ironic that it's called the throne
bowed before you once again i’m worshipping you when i said i wouldn’t bent in half i’m surrendering both my dinner and my fears knelt down before you my legs tremble my hands and chin drip hunched over you i am...Read More
Categories: recovery, body, depression, image, me,
Form: Free verse
A Far, Green Country
The orders come in, as does the stress, sometimes the phone still rings off the hook, They give us a quota every day and the boss man will come by and look. I feel my heart-rate staring to rise, and...Read More
Categories: nature, recovery from, repetition,
Form: Rhyme

Sober Tide
To live with the meloncholy sea I’ve created The poison designated to seep out of my pores To know that the blame could never be debated Residing in the chaos that I created before The sentancing lead to a...Read More
Categories: recovery, abuse, addiction, conflict, courage,
Form: Rhyme
The Return
The Return! Echoes resonate - in vast empty streets Confining humans with apps and with tweets Papers flutter down dark hollow caverns Shops now closed - and so too the taverns Cats stroll their beats – midst mice and...Read More
Categories: recovery, animal, creation, earth day,
Form: Rhyme
My Long Lost Friend
MY LONG LOST FRIEND Be discreet, itchy feet, Keep your plans and go, They may laugh, keep your path, The point is, they don't know, The sea of storms inside your head, The creaking of your heart, A...Read More
Categories: angst, anxiety, depression, recovery
Form: Rhyme
You Silent Killer Please do not come back again Covid Nineteen ...Read More
Categories: recovery from,
Form: Haiku
Two flights ofFancy
Two flights Of fancy No Nancy Not Drew He's on the Other side Of a picture You knew Far away You forgot To tell The well's Never there Like a wrong In a witness Of a thirst For a care No then's Another day You will or You won't Then there's A better part Of I will And...Read More
Categories: recovery, 1st grade, anxiety, emotions,
Form: Rhyme
Stress sizzles at the bottom of my brain Twisting cyclones lashing tongue-tied migraines Bubbles trapped by broken, acidic air Garden of corrosive roses' despair Dark swords piercing aura's fragility Turning sunlight into adversity Until angels of amnesty bypass Sinuous paths; breaking a...Read More
Categories: dark, light, recovery from,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Heroin or Heroine
Heroin or Heroine? by Michael R. Burch (for mothers battling addiction) serve the Addiction; worship the Beast; feed the foul Pythons your flesh, their fair feast ... or rise up, resist the huge many-headed hydra; for the sake of your Loved Ones decapitate medusa. Keywords/Tags: addiction,...Read More
Categories: recovery, addiction, drug, mental illness,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Repossession
The battle in the soul We could have won. But nearly lost our world, in earthly things we own. The repossession Taken everything back All savings have gone Leave us empty and broken. Tears from the heart A flood of feelings Praying from the...Read More
Categories: recovery, anxiety, freedom, home, loss,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member You Have The Power
It's done minute by minute which adds up to An hour. I feel your pain. Don't give up you have the power To give up these addictions that your body Wants you to devour. It will take a while...Read More
Categories: recovery, addiction, america, anxiety, betrayal,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member PSALM 91:5-6
5 You will not fear the terror of night, nor the arrow that flies by day, 6 nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness... ~ There is a room in...Read More
Categories: fear, recovery from, spiritual,
Form: Dramatic Monologue

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