rebelling against low expectations

AuthorAiko A.

is a poet who wants to save the world. She first began writing poetry when she was 11. Inspired to read and become a leader in the world, she hopes to complete 2018 strong by finishing 118 books. Homeschooled since first grade, Aiko will graduate high school in May 2019. You can find more of her writing at

Gen Z, Let’s Rise (a Poem)


Can’t we all love the people we see Whether or not they all agree To what is said, or claimed, or cried Why can’t we love the person inside? Today we slam, we shout, we bash, We hurt, we scorn, and then we smash. We treat others like so much dirt And we don’t care what lives we hurt. I may not agree with a movement or claim, But I’ll treat the person behind them the same...

rebelling against low expectations

The Rebelution is a teenage rebellion against low expectations—a worldwide campaign to reject apathy, embrace responsibility, and do hard things. Learn More →