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Teens—Two Perspectives (A Poem)

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Editor’s Note: The world has a very different perspective of teenagers than we do here at TheReb. Instead of expecting us to do hard things, the world has low expectations. Instead of expecting us to follow Christ, the world expects rebellion. This poem reveals both perspectives. Read it both ways to see the dramatic difference. I have no hope It would be stupid to say That my generation...

Gen Z, Let’s Rise (a Poem)

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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...

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The Rebelutionary: A Poem

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I am rebelling against low expectations. Breaking down the social “foundations”. Changing adolescent definitions, To be bold and strong and brave. Striving for excellence every day. Setting examples, promoting change. I am learning, I am growing I am reading more and knowing I am more than ever showing. I am seventeen and, yes, it’s scary, But I am a Rebelutionary. My fear has not been...

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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 →

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