Collaborative Poetry Writing
A B C D E F G &mdash What ADHD Means to Me
Please submit your completions to the poems to be printed in the next Circle.
A is for Ability, developed, and displayed
B is for Better choices, at home, and work,…all day
C is for Competence: “I can do things that are good!
D is for Determination. “I think I can…I COULD!”
E is for exercise…my daily dose keeps mind & body in excellence
F is for flow…when I use the support and treatments made for me, life flows with ease
G is for Get started!…to avoid procrastination I use stickies that tell me to start now Please
H is for help…help is only a request away, whether I need cutting edge information or a coach’s collaboration
I is for “I am Me”…and all I can do is be the best me I can be strengths and differences included
J is for just breathe, amidst frustration or forgetfulness, 3 deep breaths can make a needed shift.
K is for kaleidoscope….my world is a kaleidscope of visions, ideas, thoughts and feelings: A strength!
L is for live, laugh, learn and Love! the best tools for any situation
– Melissa Farney
A is for Awareness, an attention state of mind
B is for boredom, attention of another kind
C is for curiousity, my favorite kind of attention
D is for dullness, it requires stimulation and intervention
– Maureen Nolan
E is for Extraordinary people like you
F is for Fun in whatever you do
– Kay Axtel
G is for Grateful..for friends, school and Coaches
H is for Happy.my room is clean. no roaches!
I is for Interested.in Mind, Body, Spirit
J is for Justice..and my actions that reflect it
K is for keep at it and success will come my way
L is for loving life, each and every day
M is for maintaining order, hard as it may be
N is for N is for New Narrative, about what works for me and
O is for open mind, the best way to learn
P is for patience, a skill I’ve yet to earn
Q is for questions, always on my mind
– Liz Ahmann
R is for Resilience, the persevering kind
Now it’s your turn: These poems are not complete and await your creativity.
Please add your lines below. We’ll gather them up and share them next month.