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you raised us saying

we could be whatever we wanted to be.

how about dreamer?

leader?

 

you raised us saying

you would support us in everything.

what about in speaking up?

in making history?

 

you raised us saying

this is the land of the brave,

and yet you reject us when we become the brave.

 

you raised us saying

we could change the world,

and guess what?

it's time.

 

we're angry,

we're scared,

and we've got a goddamn good reason to want change.

 

so step aside and realize that some things are more important than your fragile comfort.

 

some things are more important than that AR-15 you have locked up in a safe.

 

are you really too blinded by the bright lights surrounding you, or can you simply not see beyond your own bigoted, privileged, selfish nature?

 

go on, tell these “immature” youth to shut up.

go on, crush their free speech while you whine about yours.

and you know how they'll respond?

do you have any idea?

 

keep on dancing in your carefree idiocy.

 

keep on clinging to ugly shreds of past,

keep on letting tragedies slip away without more than your hollow ‘thoughts and prayers,’

 

while we fight tooth and nail


for the pursuit of goddamn happiness.

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So first of all I love this:

37 minutes ago, writeandleft said:

for the pursuit of goddamn happiness.

 

And second yes we are fighting back it's damn time to seize our future

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