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I Am Down the Rabbit Hole - Poems From "Recovery Road"

Writings, songs, and poetry from survivors of all shapes and sizes! 38 People

    Untitled #4 - * Author's Note : Many years ago, when we were still teenagers, my husband and I "lost a child to adoption".  ( We were young, poor, and even homeless...
    JusDifferent JusDifferent 41-45, F 6 Responses Nov 24, 2007

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    This Bud's For You -   When your wife is crying, When she feels like dying This is what you have to do Have a beer! This Bud’s for you.    ...
    HeavenBesideYou HeavenBesideYou 41-45, F 24 Responses Sep 30, 2008

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    Getting Past the Clouds - In order to see what might be, you need to make your way past all the fog, clouds or even mountains that stand in your path to hopefully a new found...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 6 Responses Jan 27, 2008

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    Battered But Here - I am a survivor of drugs, of physical , mental, emotional abuse, I am the mother of a sexually abused child.  ( I didnt know!) He was my soul-mate.  He...
    collette65 collette65 41-45, F Jan 14, 2011

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    All The Way To Everywhere By Dennis Ogle - I followed my soul to the end of infinity and stood fast on the edge of everything I looked back for a last look at home,but I had to...
    Dennisogle Dennisogle 46-50, M Feb 2, 2013

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    Recovery - This journey scares me, I dont know where im going, A sober mind should mean a happy heart, But i feel the adrenalin wanting to go back to the start, This journey scares...
    Lannabells Lannabells 18-21 1 Response Aug 27, 2013

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    I Quit This Sh*t -   I quit trying. I quit crying. I quit giving so much to you. I quit caring what you do. I quit hearing what you say. You make no sense, anyway. I...
    HeavenBesideYou HeavenBesideYou 41-45, F 15 Responses Oct 10, 2008

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    Just Because - The wheel turns in a blink of an eye One moment you are down low The next instant you're up high. An instant to hold on and grab tightly Slipping, more often bruised...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2011

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    I Just Want To Be A Better Honky - I didn't read it in a book, and I was not offended If anthing I thought it was cool, or maybe just funny. It was alresdy here when I joined the...
    Dennisogle Dennisogle 46-50, M Jan 31, 2013

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    Angel - I can't stand this any longer I can't take it anymoreI'm only left one option - to knock on heaven's door.I hope God let's me in and take me far awayCause I just can't take...
    escapingmemories escapingmemories 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29, 2010

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    My Everything - It took my innocence, Took my will to live, In turn for misery And a shattered heart It took one hit And I couldn't imagine life without it It was like...
    Kidd12 Kidd12 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 8, 2012

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    Here, I'll Go First... - * Author's note : I never title anything I write, nor do I ever"claim" it; I am one of the many "Anonymous-es" out there.  ( See...
    JusDifferent JusDifferent 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 13, 2007

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    Crushed - An emotional crush sucks all the breath out of you and leaves you not knowing which way is up or down. All of a sudden the world is spinning out of control as you know it...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 27, 2008

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    Introduction - Hello and Welcome -           How are you?  No, really - how the hell are you?  Me, I'm hangin' in...  I've...
    JusDifferent JusDifferent 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 13, 2007

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    Just Because You Crashed, Doesn'T Mean You Don'T Have To Pay For The Ride, By Dennis Ogle - Can't find a reason for my heavy heart. Can't find the source of this dread. Made a...
    Dennisogle Dennisogle 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 6, 2013

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    Untitled #2 - *I would like to apologize in advance for it's length, simplicity, and rude quirkiness.  I was 17 when I wrote this, and just had a whole hell of a lot of things...
    JusDifferent JusDifferent 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 13, 2007

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    Soul Imploding -   Well I've posted this before, but I suppose I wrote it when I was down the rabbit hole. It has only grown darker   Since the sun rose Birds fall...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 13, 2007

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    I'm So Tired... -   Tired of trying Tired of crying Tired of being put down Tired of being let down     Tired of struggling to keep up Tired of...
    HeavenBesideYou HeavenBesideYou 41-45, F 9 Responses Nov 6, 2008

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    Dead And Gone, By Dennis Ogle - These are the lyrics to a song off my solo release. I've been clean and sober for 11 1/2 years. I think they fit the category. DEAD AND GONE I don't...
    Dennisogle Dennisogle 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 5, 2013

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    At The Moment - At the moment there's one thing for me only one thing that will set me free I'm ready to walk straight out that door cause right now I can't take anymore.   I...
    escapingmemories escapingmemories 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 9, 2010

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    My Life Story In 90 Seconds - Rex Born a prince, raised in a castle Mother was kind, father was mad A king not above eating his young In order to survive I grew smaller...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 4 Responses Jan 27, 2008

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    Walking In A Path, A New Way.. - On the wall the posters are gone , the grey notes have become ashes, in the closet hidden magazines have vanished and trying to live in a...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 3, 2010

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    Just One Question - When you reach the point in recovery that you realize that your vices weren't the cause of all of problems, and where to place the blame is no longer so cut and...
    Dennisogle Dennisogle 46-50, M Feb 6, 2013

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    My fiancé and I have had a long three years together. Lots of ups and downs. We are both from a Christian background but made some bad decisions and got pregnant back in 2012 and...
    BlessedMommy08 BlessedMommy08 22-25, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I want to talk about recovery. Being in recovery doesn't mean, you are always doing well. And that you don't think about your abortion. We can all have good days. Or we can have...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F Apr 6

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    An eating disorder is what I have, anorexia. know what your going threw, I am on my 2nd recovery. I started because my mom called me fat all the time and always made fun of me...
    SecretRocks SecretRocks 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    You walked down this road all on your own, With no one to help you to get to the throne, All that you've done but nothing to show, So now you'll be just a pile of bones And no one...
    KellyDoyle18 KellyDoyle18 18-21, T Mar 25

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    Recovery I used to cut not on paper but on my skin with different kinds of blades I used to cut and the blade slides across my wrist, tummy and hips one line and then another...
    amaiamai amaiamai 13-15, F Mar 30

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    I had an abortion and is in recovery. Been in recovery for 2 years. But I still feel that emptiness. You know that emptiness? Like something is missing. I still feel a little...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F Mar 30

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    Someone very close to me used to write songs and poems for me. He would always capture exactly how I feel in his writing, just by observing my behavior. My favorite memory with him...
    yourguardianangel9613 yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I've recently been diagnosed with ocd. Finally everything is starting to make sense but I'm nowhere near recovery. Every day is a struggle. 'If I don't blink four times before that...
    Destrxctive Destrxctive 16-17, F Mar 23

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    3 weeks ago I made a step forward and entered the suboxone program. I didn't know what to expect but the other patients were encouraging, supportive and they knew how it was. I was...
    misslyn misslyn 22-25, F Mar 31

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    She sits on her bed Yelling at him through technology Tears stream down her face She's close to losing it She's lost all trust She's gone forever Her poor little soul Lost as...
    BaileyJean14 BaileyJean14 13-15, F Mar 31

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    I have 2 male rabbits and they are so lovely and caring despite their back round story and being rescued from my local Ish shelter
    Vixen1225 Vixen1225 13-15, F Apr 2

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    I have suffered from an eating disorder for most of my life. I am 23 now. Anorexia developed in me when I was 10, by the time I was 15 it was severe and included bits of bulimia. I...
    Mslip Mslip 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    This is an older poem of mine: The hazy blur of Eden sinks, while Shangri-La it leaves me cold, downtrodden, incense hangs like poison fog the emerald still glistens deep I am...
    TheSchemingPuppeteer TheSchemingPuppeteer 18-21, M Mar 27

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    With lips and tongue of pallor content Her anxiousness dressed in a out fit of contempt She smiles in mockery of my sacrificial self as her incessant Need Is that to feed so my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 20

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    I inhale the positive and exhale the negative. I ignore the ignorance. I take my experience and learn from it. I have found the positive and know that I can live life after my...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    First of all, I am not a cutter, I am not suicidal, and never have been, I don't want to die. I want to live. But I am not living. I have been stuck in a unwanted role for the...
    CameraForEyes CameraForEyes 22-25, M Mar 30

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    My Preston died last night after a fox got in to his run. I'm really devastated and my friends don't get it cause he was 'just a rabbit' so I end up feeling kinda stupid for being...
    erin1990 erin1990 22-25, F Apr 3

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    Well, im in recovery again. eating is a sometimes ok thing. Some days im hungry and give in, other days anna's in control. i cant wait to be rid of this eating disorder once and...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F Apr 3

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    The last time that my husband and I went on a road trip was from Las Vegas to Phoenix. The road trip was just for a weekend. The longest road trip that we took was from Las Vegas...
    kdegala77 kdegala77 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I found out I was pregnant on April 1st. The irony. I had thought for a few weeks that I might of been pregnant and if I was I wouldn't be for much longer. I didn't make the...
    IMadeAChoice IMadeAChoice 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Fok. Dang. Shyte. Am i a diva???? Cant be a spoiled brat. Was never spoiled. Want to be. Hate my luck. Have wanted to be murphy forever. His law haunts me...
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I trusted you I loved you I promised you everything I was once again a fool For falling for you You gripped my heart and crushed it to pieces Don't ask why i'm sad Don't ask if...
    BaileyJean14 BaileyJean14 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    My first post a couple months was my first step to recovery. I finally owned and admitted what happened and played around with ideas about how to move on. Its two month later, and...
    kaitc kaitc 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I have a gift You have a gift We all have a gift A gift to create Buildings to cars to empires to spaceships to mars Creation of life, creation of food, creation of wine, creation...
    theramengirl theramengirl 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Unclothed, you are true, like one of your hands, lissome, terrestrial, slight, complete, translucent, with curves of moon, and paths of apple-wood: Unclothed you are as slender as...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    There’s a window in my head That only I can see It is the gate-way to my fantasy There I am a hero, master and king I am capable of doing anything When I dwell there the world...
    boredandseeking boredandseeking 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I write a lot of poems about my feeling when I get mad, I just like to take my anger out in writing then read over what I've written.
    DangerouslyMe DangerouslyMe 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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