MELLINNIALS. by Shane Hubbard They call us Millennials, all the girls and boys Born from 1979 to 1994, With plenty of faux social causes to fight for; We strive to ride on the shredded coat tails Of an American dream; but pop culture noise, Low-information news, and celebrity tales Are enough to feed us for one more day. They call us Millennials, all the grown-up teens Born between a cold war and a more ambiguous threat, We’re entitled to handouts and burdened by debt; And everyone’s a winner in the race To the bottom of the muck; but designer jeans And pumped-up technology will quicken the pace As dime store philosophers lead the way. They call us Millennials, a class of our own Born between the analog era and digital age, Failing to emerge from the adolescent stage; Shunning religion and marital rings, We know all about nothing; but a new smartphone Will keep us connected to establishment kings, Baaing like sheep, we are such easy prey.
The generational cohort labeled Generation Y, or Millennials, includes the 72 million Americans born between 1979 and 1994.
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