Be different.

We hear these words every day.

But do they hold any power?

How can we be different

when we are encouraged by teachers, the media, and Hollister

to be the same?


The creativity-sucking demon,

consumes our differences and makes us one.

So how can we deviate?

Deviate from the norm, deviate from the norm?

Break the ever-existing pattern of being indistinguishable as a teenager.

Learn what it takes to be different.

Don’t fall into the social media trap,

wrapping yourself up in your phone

and caring too much of what others think.

Live your life how you imagine.

Escape the boundaries.

Set yourself free.

Don’t just be another copy.

Be yourself.

That’s the best YOU.

Be different.

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