Mudcat Café message #1612003 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #86484   Message #1612003
Posted By: Ebbie
23-Nov-05 - 11:50 AM
Thread Name: ADHD- Ritalin
Subject: RE: ADHD- Ritalin
Medicated Family
Guy (Buddy) Tabor

They say that I'm hyper and bounce off the walls
And I can't keep a straight line when I walk down the halls
The teacher has a hard time to make me sit down
'Cause I can't hold still, I'm spinning around
I'm eight years old and they say I'm a freak
'Cause I can't stop talking or stay in my seat
I can't seem to keep my hands to myself
I'm a target for the bullies and everyone else

My memory's all scrambled, I can't do a thing
I'm such a young failure, I feel so ashamed
Other kids can read but I can't catch on
My brain's out of balance, my motor skills gone
My teacher don't like me, can't take it no more
So I sit by myself just outside of her door
I'm lonely, forsaken and all by myself
'Til the school nurse medicates me from the pharmacy shelf

My mommy's on Prozac; it helps her to cope
When daddy's stressed out he smokes lots of dope
He washes it down with 12 cans of beer
It levels him out and drowns all his fears
We're a medicated family in 2003
Thank God for Ritalin, made a new kid of me
When they give me my pills they think I'm all right
But I get bad dreams and can't sleep at night
Can't sleep at night
Can't sleep at night…