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"Just Focus"

Gentle tapping
Squeaking chairs
Pulsing water
Clicking pens

Pulling skin on the edge of my fingers
Ripping nails till they start to bleed
Cracking knuckles till they ache
Straining the bruise covering my hands

Small lights in the concaves of my eyes
Creatures lurking in the dark
I cannot see them
No one can

tapping getting louder
squeaking becoming unbearable
water rushing faster
pens clicking more

More

More

Stop.
Koulouri
Written by Koulouri
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Author's Note
I have ADHD and wrote this during class because my teachers always tell me to focus, focus, focus! But I can't. Its not a choice I've made to "not pay attention". I hope some people can relate to...
I have ADHD and wrote this during class because my teachers always tell me to focus, focus, focus! But I can't. Its not a choice I've made to "not pay attention". I hope some people can relate to this eternal struggle
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