Tag: Addiction

I Cut Today – a Poem Inspired by TWLOHA (Trigger Warning)

When I saw the Daily Prompt today, I knew I needed to share this poem.  I have known many cutters in my life. You can tell it in their eyes, not just the marks on their bodies.  From what I have learned, it is a way that someone in intense pain reacts in a moment…

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Cry in the Rain

Cry in the Rain (Dedicated to Mel) ©2013 Diana Rasmussen The lightning flashed and thunder cracked The day you died the sky turned black * I cry in the rain I scream in the thunder Let go of the pain before I go under * my heart withdrawn trying to hold on one day you’re…

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When You Love a Prodigal Son

When You Love A Prodigal Son © 2013 D Rasmussen (another poem from a long ago, far away place) I walk in the valley of shadows. Hold onto a wing and a prayer. My heart and my life is coming undone, Because I love a Prodigal Son. * There are mountains of empty bottles, and…

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Addictions

This is a poem I wrote back in 2003.  I used to go to a lot of 12 step meetings trying to “find myself”. As a result of that, I put a lot of labels on who I thought I was.  I was wrong. Today I let God define who I am. These are my…

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Tears and Fears…thank you Katie.

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Dead End Road

This song is for anyone who has ever loved someone with an addiction.  There have been many in my life… DEAD END ROAD © 2013 Diana Rasmussen What do you do, when he just walks out? And goes back to the hell, where you pulled him out? What do you do, when he just walks…

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