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Responsibility Poem

I recently came upon a poem that is worth sharing with anyone interested in responsibility or self-discipline. I share the poem with you, written by anonymous.

Responsibility Poem

I am responsible

for all that I do,

from turning in work

to making friends, too.


I choose if my room

will be messy or clean;

I also make the choice

to be kind or mean.


It is up to me

just how much I will learn;

the grades that I get

will be grades that I earn.


I make the choice

to be happy or sad,

to have a good day,

or have one that is bad.


So I will choose

what is best for me.

I am responsible;

I hold >>>


A Third-Grader’s View of Responsibility

The following poem about personal responsibility was posted on the wall of a third grade class. The students wrote it themselves and they recite it every day.

Our Responsibility Poem

I am responsible for how I feel and what I do. Nobody can make me feel anything.
If I have a rotten day, I am the one who allowed it to be that way.
If I have a great day, I am the one who deserves the credit for being positive.
It is not the responsibility of other people to change so that I can feel better.
I am the one who is in charge of my life.… >>>