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My Dad

By , Warrior, AL
My dad, he has a disease,
you may not understand but it's like a cancer,only worse.
See, it'll never go away.
It's either in remission or full blast.
My dad had a relapse, and well, it's gonna kill him.
WAY faster that any cancer you know of.
Like I said, you probably won't understand.
I can't even explain the full extent of it.
But I do know what it can do.
It has turned him into a monster, a zombie even.
His disease is overwhelming & overpowering.
It rules his life now, like a god.
He needs help, sure there are treatment centers, & meetings to make the process a little "easier".
But nothing seems to work, he has tried it all.
I know there is something out there that can help him, not cure but help.
See his disease is an addiction,
A drug addiction.





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vamppoet16 said...
Sept. 11, 2009 at 6:54 pm
hey jess ive always loved this poem. im proud of u.
iloveyoubestfriend!!!
love ashleynicole
 
emo.panda101 said...
Aug. 9, 2009 at 4:19 pm
my dad is the same way buh the thing is my dad moved away cause what he was doing hurt me alot then he went to jail he was never there for me really hes stilll in jail nd he got a new life one with out me buh he gets out he wants me to go to ohio to live with him nd his new family hes getting better after 15 years this made me think of my life i love it keep writing plz
 
Zero_Kiryu This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 8, 2009 at 11:35 pm
This is so sad. I hope that he can oversome the addiction. This is a great poem. ZERO
 
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