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Addiction Vs Hope

I see you now for what you are
I'm not afraid of you,
confused at first-not anymore
by what you think or do,
your hold on me is broken
for the first time I can think,
I wont let you control my life
It's mine and I'm unique,
my power lies in heart and mind
and will to do what's right,
the damage that you've done to me-
encourages me to fight,
I'm not the man you thought I was
so listen while I speak,
I live, I breath, I love, I write-
now watch me reach my peak,
your chains on me have fallen
hope gave me back my voice,
be stronger than you think you can
and exercise you choice.

About this poem

I wrote this poem because I never wanted to give up on myself, even though I was in a dark place.

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Submitted by michaelw.21046 on January 12, 2022

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Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 583
Words 131
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 20

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