Joy Thacker


You Can Get There From Here - Poem by Joy Thacker

My dear friend you're hooked on drugs-You've lost your husband and your career-You want your old life back-And the things you held so dear-You want to get clean and sober-Free of drugs, whiskey, and beer-If you do a whole lof of praying-ou can get there from here-You can't find strength to break the habit-Often you wished you were dead-Each day when you wake up-You don't want to get out of bed-Your parents are so broken-hearted -Because you ended up this way-You fell in with the wrong crowd-And your life went astray.


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 6, 2011



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