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    By: Richard "Shane" Johnson Nowhere to be, free as I want. It’s either a dream, a realm, Or could even be my hell! Just

    I was just a little kid when you entered my world. I remember the first time I saw you, heard

    While drunk and high on heroin, I caused a major accident on a busy interstate

    Author: Ron H. Excuse me, but I think someone needs to be in charge here. Who needs to be in charge? If I

    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.

    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

    Author: Ron H. Excuse me, but I think someone needs to be in charge here. Who needs to be in charge? If I

    Author: Dianne B. What’s in the mug, I wonder— He stumbles from the room. Moving close, I hold my breath Putting my hands over

    Author: Adrian P. He is Here. With me In my place of Peace? He is Here With me Through the most ‘devil’ Of Nights He is here In comfort With me In addiction. And Utter Depression. He is here with Me. My

    By Uri Hotchberg Where Am I Is this rock bottom What did I do to deserve this Why is this happening Just kill me There is

    Every addict is an egomaniac with an inferiority complex. I’m no different. The first flight had been cancelled. Two hours before

    I was never high enough. My body defied odds of survival. A regular EF5 tornado. He was my treatment center roommate

    On a given day, I might take 70 mg of Adderall to stay alert, focused, and energized for the duration

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