• Nettles

      Through the nettles my journey started, stinging my feet but nothing mattered. I felt nothing in my head I was always in a daze, soon I realised this was no faze. I didn't care what others thought, all I wanted was another drop, soon a drop became a few my family and friends never knew. As the counting stopped in how many? It changed to days weeks and every penny, and then I admitted my problem was real I ...

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    Journey,
    Counselling,
    Alcoholism,
    Inspiration
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  • Walk on by ?

    He sits there with his head bowed with shame, people pass without knowing his name, he's not ignorant he's so messed up all he wants is a coin in his cup, some think he's to blame, a "junkie" an "alki" o what a shame, so they walk on by never looking back he was one of them but he got the sack, so remember good people the same could happen to me or you so ...

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    stigma
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  • Keeping my light shining

    Not so few or many moons ago, it seems like yesterday but my body tells me different in a good way, the devil inside was banished but its angels remain, I can never be complacent in my achievement or they will take my smugness and use it against me and let the devil return,I try each day to stay focused on the light and keep the dark at bay surrounding myself with great people fresh air and new adventures.I've spent too many years in the darkness ...

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