Dearest Sobriety:

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Hello, hello, glad to meet you. I’ve been searching oh so long. I’m tired of the past, sure hope that this will last. No longer on the run, I’ve prayed this day would come. I finally get a break, I know you can relate. Free at last, free at last, I thank my higher power that I’m free at last. I’m so happy to be free, good times ahead me. After all I’ve been through I’m really glad to meet you. My days were filled with gloom, now recovery is in the room. Recovery, recovery, stay with me, stay with me. I’ve come a long way, all I have is today. Today there’s sunshine, so glad you are mine. Serenity is the way to go, lead me and I will follow. After all is said and done, I’d be a fool to try another run. Peace of mind, that I have found. You, I want always around. Higher power, lead me through the day, let me not forget yesterday. If I forget yesterday my sober mind might go astray. Keep me rooted where I should be, clear the path ahead of me. Let me chill in your arms, where my disease can do no harm. In times of peace I prepare for war. Where I have been, don’t want to go anymore. You have already given me the tools, take me away from the crowd of fools. Now that you’re here, I have no more sorrow. Sobriety is the same yesterday, today and tomorrow. 


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