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Tapping, Tapping my foot like an engine tap, tap, tapping at the floor like a woodpecker   Running, Running my mind is running and I'm on a treadmill trying to catch up,
Running running running and running my mind is always running. Yet I stand almost still. Tap tap tap my foot won't stop tapping against the floor. What was my last thought? Where am I?
Peter Piper Picked a Pair of Pills to Pop Just to see what they’d do to him He Popped a cocktail stocked with Adderall, Buspar, Benzos and Zoloft-
Cant you hear it?there is musicfrom behind the walls.whimsical windits callingbegginglisten listen listen
My life choices are "Selections" that are just "Reflections" of my ADHDs over "Erections", So please educate yourself before our "Disconnection", Your common sense is our self-"Deception", My minds is so unique it needs your "Protection", My mind
Sometimes my brain kicks on overdrive Running in circles and swirls and lines Antsy with thoughts I can't place racing by I can only conclude that I won’t be fine.   One such day I took a walk
How can I rhyme the words in my head When my medication keeps my creativity dead It suppresses my mind and artistic creation Right and left brain have no correlation My inner child wants to frolick and play
For a very long time I looked down on myself for pursuing my dreams instead of the wealth My brother, an engineer My sister, a nurse   And I...  I am...   not the lawyer you wanted to see
I love you Yes, I love you immensely but the inevitable is inevitable Everyone gets bored. People like you and me, get bored so easily. The most exciting people to me
Sometimes, I think it would be nice to peel off my skin in strips like string cheese. Sometimes, I think it would be cool to be frozen solid like a Popsicle. Growing up a good girl with a bad brain is strange.
Dear Fellow Peers, Criticism is a hot knife to my heart And a chokehold on my soul. I wish I were overreacting. I wish I were "dramatic" Or that I just "wanted attention".
I thought I was alright and I was okay But, let me tell you what I want to say I heard I was restless and had low concentration It was all true then I came to the realization I was insane and needed medication
School has a bill that is required by all to fit into it.  Its like trying to put a triangle into the circular hole. It just won't fit.  I am a triangle, because I don't fit into the catagory of the circle.
A safe place, allowing my mind to stray  
Everyday bouncing around in the mind and bodyNever have a boring day, a constant state of hyperTo have thoughts replay over and overThe meds offer no help they cause only depression
Blaring static from 59 T.V. sets. Lost in a sensory sea, never to return. Memory, cognition, sight, sound, taste. A knock on the door, words seeping through wood. I cannot hear them, what are the saying?
I’m no poet. I’m a girl with ADHD trying to type something meaningful.   Rarely, no direct meaning ever happens. At least, not to the outside world.   But to me
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. A disorder they called it, haha. More like a misnomer. I wonder what they think when I tell them. Some go - that makes sense, others I couldn't tell.
To be honest…… The most amazing thing I could say about myself is…. Okay! I see you’re impatient but I love the suspense! The fact that I have ADHD completely rocks my socks.
Hey, You! Sitting, struggling, struggling to be sitting  still. Fidgeting and squirming in the seat but   No. Knows standing, Standing is worse. Because standing
ADD ADHD OCD BPD PTSD Depression Anxiety Dementia You may think I'm just listing mental disorders And I sort of am. These disorders have one connection. Me.
I have attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder - inattentive subtype a.k.a. ADD which means my mind works differently from most
I travel by train and I look out My window, my legs are too close to the grey-man beside me Headphones in, power chords, progressions I am progressing, and my knees Need a shave; they catch on the silk of his suit.
My thoughts scatter as my body swells in its confinement   i feel i am coming apart As if each part of me repels all others    am breaking Away, my parts moving of their own volition
I once knew a kidHe was joyous, excited, and niceHe was not at all timidPositive emotions, he could entice
A girl who bounces off the walls. Doesn't remenber to make important calls. Has a hard time focusing on a task. Doesn't repersent who she is, laughing at herself is her mask. By Moira ledinsky
I look int
  He’s a robot A zombie Just empty and numb Eyes vacant and glossy Mouth quiet and dumb. His hands are still So they reached their goal. The meds sat him down
They don't really know who I am, They only see what I choose to show them, You guys don't know I'm secretly a fem, I do the dirty for that green, But men are just so mean, I am now a lesbian.
Sometimes  AsDays go by,NothingEqualsSufficientSubstance.
I have a beast inside of me, I know not from whence it came; But however I obtained this curse, From it, I can never be set free.   It whispers to me day and night, Distracts me, never sleeping.
I'm sitting down with my books, about to study. I tell myself I've got this, I tell myself I'm ready. I believe in myself, so does my mom, Tells me I'm a winner, I've got to keep calm.  
Sitting alone Knowing what I have done
Getting my Kendrick Lamar on. But i ain't Swimming Pools, wishing I had Money Trees and Poetic Justice braids in my head.
Close your eyes dream Open your eyes live. A dream, it can be the start of a life long adventure. Some people dream and just let it be. Some people dream and set their dreams free.
Disorder   I have ADHD And ADD And OCD And a,b,c,d,e,f,g,h,I,j,k,l,m,n,o,p,o,p,o,p, Oh my God I'm doing it again, That was so fun!
Where did you see it, It ran off just moments ago, I really wish it wouldn't flit. and unfortunately it isn't slow Is it down the street? Through the park? On the bus seat? Hiding in the dark?
I cannot l
Fuck first semester And financial aid and scholarship applications and just money in general. And the 3.5 I needed if I wanted to come back. And my parents. And money And society for revolving around money
One Job May Change my life  
The principal brought me into his office. I was a bad student for a day. I spent my time there in awkward silence as the principle took me through the actions today.
Normal is all I want to be. Normal is what they say I am. But Normal is not what I am. They say, I am Normal. Who calls being hyper, Normal? Who calls being distracted, Normal?
This really sucks. But it's so cool at the same time. It's hard. But I'm making progress! I wish I were normal. I'm smart enough to learn. I'll let obsession be passion.
Teacher, before we start the dramatics, Before the sighs begin. I would like for you to know about what really happens within.   Yes, sir; the problem IS written clearly on the board.
  Power lines have fallen, scattered into several sections Sparks are flying in all directions Data caught in the crossfires of my mind Battling against the original design   Opportunities passing by
Do drugs make faces lie? Does liquor deepen the hole? Cut once to fill it.     When mirrors break, glue can only dull shards.
Hair wavy ripples teal tinted aqua skin supple hubble bubble nipples cripples bystanders even when fully sheathed Sweat drips and drops and plops beneath the penholder quivers at sweet nostalgia
Stay silent Sit straight Perfect hair Perfect teeth Perfect breast Perfect house Perfect parents Perfect! Perfect! Perfect!
When it began, no one could tell How hard it was for me I was just like the other boys and girls Just with more energy
I am ADHD Can't you see I am here I am weird I am loud I am proud I have racing thoughts I have lots and lots I talk and talk I walk and walk I can't sit still
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