Treasure Island

Kevin Fisher

(8/28/90 / Canton, Ohio)

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I was nothing more then a drunk, drug abuser who hurt himself
I remember stabbing myself over and over with a needle just for a line of cocaine
I heard voices in my head telling me to hurt myself for drugs
I saw people dieing all around me getting killed by gangs or ODing drugs
I worried I was next
I thought I was going to die young or be selling drugs for a living
But I want to change
I am strong and I broke my addictions on my own
I think the world dragged many people down, me included
I need to change the world, or at least Ohio so the next generation will be safe
I try to stay away from drugs and alcohol
I feel like a new person
I forgive my friends, family, and some teachers for the pain they caused me but I can never forgive myself
Now I can change
I will be the poet I always wanted to be
I choose to stay clean for my future dream
I dream of having a family, two or three kids, a beautiful wife and a house in the country
I hope my dream comes true
I predict I'll be a award winning auther who lived his dream
I know I'll stay clean for my future
I will change.

Submitted: Monday, May 04, 2009

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  • Saadat Tahir (5/17/2009 1:59:00 PM)

    hi kevin

    very nice lines
    deep seated resolve...and the realisation of rt an wrong...half the battle won

    God speed....have great luck with your fight with the self
    cheers (Report) Reply

  • *I'm not broken. * (5/5/2009 7:53:00 PM)

    Kevin, truely this is an amazing poem. I'm glad you've decided to change. Don't let ANYONE pull you back into drugs.
    Great poem(:

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  • ~Just Fine~ (5/5/2009 2:46:00 PM)

    that's right you have to change for yourself if no one else...
    you keep your new attitude and i'm sure your dreams will be more in your future.
    best wishes from me.
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