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The Journal of A Recovered Addict: V4

August 6, 2021
By avegrace PLATINUM, Cypress, Texas
avegrace PLATINUM, Cypress, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
Psalm 82:3


I watch as the real world contorts

Into one no longer real

I feel the pills serving their tour

The cough syrup taking their toll

I feel myself shake

I feel sickness creep its way up

From my stomach 

Through my throat 

Out my mouth

I feel myself floating 

High in these clouds

I shouldn't even know are here

But here I'll stay

Until I find my way back down again 


The author's comments:

SAMHSA’s National Helpline 1.800.662.HELP (4357)  


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Lydiaq ELITE said...
on Sep. 2 at 3:28 pm
Lydiaq ELITE, Somonauk, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
I've looked at life from both sides now
From win and lose and still somehow
It's life's illusions I recall
I really don't know life at all
--Joni Mitchell

It hurts so bad to think this is real.