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    We Can Be Victorious Editor's note: All  sources for this Personal Journey has been omitted to protect the annonymity of the

    I was thinking about Nathan when it happened. It was January 2018. I sat in a small room in my company's

    Author: Sam M. We meet again my vicious friends

    Thanks to Jodie G. for submitting this piece. So, I woke up today (my usual cheerful self in the mornings🥴), letting

    Equilibrium, Truth, and Hope: What It's Like to Be a Writer in Recovery We speak to four accomplished writers about their writing

    Creativity Can Play an Important Role in Addiction Recovery A novelist in recovery said he believed drinking made him a better

    Tennessee Williams, F Scott Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Cheever, Carver, Berryman… Six giants of American literature – and all addicted to alcohol.

    The Power of Imagination in Psychotherapy Therapy emphasises the importance of exploring our minds, seeking truth or clarity and uncovering our past.

    Author: Danielle B. See, these days I occupy my minutes with, the uniquely rich cancer sticks, to make THAT part of me die

    Author: Kristen C. When her father was drunk, he'd say 'I used to have a brother, you know', He got faraway look

    Author: Allyson It’s the nature of the beast That turns lions into cowards Relationships soured They say Just take it day by day Hour by hour But

    By Allyson C. 10 years It took me to realize I am my own demise 10 days I’ve been lying here In misery Cold, hot, weak, jittery Inhale Exhale Nausea,

    Bright age of 16, year 11 ahead them gcses staring down at me im dead poppin pillies like they were harmless but struggled with

    One of my favorite writers of all-time was an underrated talent behind the likes of Parks and Recreation, Eastbound and

    When Wolf Parade sang, "I keep my head up tight. I make my plans at night. And I don't sleep,

    When Sorority Noise sang, "Just last week, I slept 8 hours total. I barely sleep." I felt that. Back when I