Description: My mothers side of the family has a strong alcoholic legacy. With most of them gone now- she remains the only one strong enough to break the chains. Yes - the twelve steps are a reference to programs of that kind- dont like it? At worst it would make a darn good country-western song- whata ya'll think?
This was great! The rhyming worked quite well in this piece and you got a ton of emotion out. The title is what brought me in and it worked very well for your poem. I can't imagine going through this, but I'm glad that you shared it and let everyone see that there really is a light at the end of the tunnel, if you choose to see it. I think that's the best thing to take out of here, is that there is always a choice and a way to break that vicious cycle-whatever that cycle may be. Great job with this!