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One Less Zombie
Too little of the population can hear the sirens, blaring at them for originality.
There are some that hear the alarms, and avoid the zombies of today.
The enemies are not grey-skinned, and are not trying to eat you.
They are trying to eat what makes you who you are.
They wear brand names, and sing the Top 5.
It’s not easy to learn, but there is a way to save yourself.
Of course, you will learn, because for humans, living is vital.
Dying is not an option.
We need to be ourselves
because becoming a follower of mindless zombies is not an option.
You must lead yourself, not take the first hand offered.
We are afraid to discover ourselves, so we allow ourselves to be made a copy of someone else.
Then, succumbing, we shuffle towards nothing.
The sirens warn us that this nothing is just an escape,
but that this emergency exit is only letting us escape who we are, not the horde of androids.
Instead, we need to reach our own hand out to lead ourselves.
Dear generation of today,
Not only must you become your own leaders to be you,
You must take your headphones off and occasionally chat to the businessman on the subway car who happens to have a kid your age.
You must understand that there will be time to listen to your music later, and you can take them off for this trip,
and regain what you lost when you put them on.
You now hear the alarms as your reminder to be creative, and to only follow yourself.
They are asking for individual originality, and you now understand their need.
The warnings are given off by those who are aware, and now by you.