Living with A.D.D.Living with Attention Deficit Disorder (A.D.D.)Living with A.D.D.7 years ago in Editorial More Like This
Although I was nineteen before I was actually diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (A.D.D.), I knew that something was preventing me from performing as well as I could on standardized tests and in essays. Yes, those two areas were where I struggled most and still struggle most in my life. I never scored very high on those standardized tests, but did well enough to escape much notice from those in education. I also did not do too well on any sort of essays or long papers, but did well enough there to avoid much notice. I never knew that I had something that was affecting my educational performance.
Only when an English professor in college grew a little concerned did I realize that maybe there was a reason for the way I performed in certain classes. She knew I was a good student, but I always did a little below average in my essay writing. She was the first one t
I Don't Wanna Be Me AnymoreI don't wanna be me any moreI Don't Wanna Be Me Anymore3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
The reflection in the mirror,
I hate it
The failures of my life,
I hate them
My past that haunts me,
The jealousy I'm consumed with,
I don't wanna be me.
These finger nails,
Piercing the flesh on my face,
Layers of skin being torn away,
Because I think if I dig deep enough,
Tear off enough,
It'll get rid of me.
I won't have to see me.
Maybe I won't have to be me.