Ralph Swartz writes a realistic poem on the grip Addiction holds...

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  1. Brenda Arledge profile image81
    Brenda Arledgeposted 12 months ago

    Take a moment to read this poem.
    It clearly shows the grip of the monster as it holds onto you...Addiction.
    https://hubpages.com/literature/The-Monster-Inside-Me

  2. Brenda Arledge profile image81
    Brenda Arledgeposted 12 months ago

    Typo...
    Ralph Schwartz

  3. Jodah profile image89
    Jodahposted 12 months ago

    I read this very "real" poem that describes addiction well. I am glad Ralph came across this old poem and felt the need to share.

  4. Brenda Arledge profile image81
    Brenda Arledgeposted 12 months ago

    John
    It does seem to paint a very vivid picture.
    I'm glad he came across it.

  5. Treshty profile image81
    Treshtyposted 12 months ago

    Thanks for sharing the link Ms Brenda Kisses!!!!!

    Great message in here! Self destroy is a choice indeed.
    Must Read.

    1. Brenda Arledge profile image81
      Brenda Arledgeposted 12 months agoin reply to this

      Thanks Chrish
      It definitely is destroying oneself...I have seen alot of this before & it's truly sad.

  6. MariaMontgomery profile image91
    MariaMontgomeryposted 12 months ago

    This is a truly touching poem. The same thing happened to my little brother (my only sibling) except for him it was alcohol and Xanax. It completely changed his personality, and family gatherings were rife with tension, never knowing when his rage would erupt. He's gone now as a result of his driving while drunk. Fortunately, no one else was involved. I still miss the man he once was. Thanks, Rupert, for helping me to see it through his eyes.

    1. Brenda Arledge profile image81
      Brenda Arledgeposted 12 months agoin reply to this

      Maria
      Sorry to hear about your brother.
      I'm sure it was and is still devastating to you.
      Addiction is hard to beat.  It changes someone so dramatically.

 
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