Cocaine, a song/poem about addiction (Lyrics)

Updated on October 11, 2019
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Writer/Author, Songwriter/Musician/Lyricist/Poet. I have much that inspires me and have lived a varied life full of extreme experiences.


This wicked stone's getting a grip on me,

It's all I think of, it's all I see,

I deprive myself for a couple of days,

Then revert back to my old ways.

This dangerous rock's got a hold on me,

I just can't stop, can't leave it be,

Even though it took the life of my friend,

Yet I don't want it all to end.

Getting so high just to come back down,

The negative effects showing all around,

The warnings, they keep showing to me,

I try so hard but just can't get free.

Addictions, afflictions, are throttling me,

So far as my distorted eyes can see,

Got to stop, need to slow right down,

And listen to the signs that are all around.

Need to get a grip before it's too late,

Can't leave these circumstances down to fate,

Need to stop always falling for the bait,

Then afterwards feeling so full of hate.

It kills me that it's killing me,

Been so blind that I just can't see,

This habit's been driving me around the bend,

Need to cut it out now before it all ends.

*** If you've made it this far, thanks for reading. Despite all my articles this is the first time I've posted any of my lyrics/poetry on this site and may publish more depending on the response from my readers ***

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      • ChitrangadaSharan profile image

        Chitrangada Sharan 

        7 weeks ago from New Delhi, India

        Nicely written and expressive.

        True depiction of a person affected by addiction. Self determination is the only way out, to get rid of addiction.

        Thanks for sharing this poem.

      • Brenda Arledge profile image


        7 weeks ago from Washington Court House

        Definitely depicted what it must be like for someone who is addicted...willing to keep doing it after a friend had overdosed.

        Good write.

      • Lorna Lamon profile image

        Lorna Lamon 

        8 weeks ago

        Such an honest and heartfelt poem Marc which clearly highlights the pain and misery of addiction. Thank you for sharing, it was very brave of you.


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