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Alcoholics Anonymous



There’s nothing I understand more than substance abuse.
Wanting to escape from the cruel reality we call life.
Living feels like a chore and that drink, that blunt, that pill
makes it a little more tolerable.
However,
it makes us weak.
That drink, that blunt, that pill,
that will be our downfall.
Enduring life sober seems impossible,
but relying on a substance for happiness,
ignoring your problems,
and lying to yourself, saying your okay,
it just fucks you over even more.
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Written on November 17, 2021

Submitted by rghoy11 on November 18, 2021

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