Never Counted Out

This world of ours can be painful.  
It can be hard to rise up when so many
have told us we cannot succeed.
Too short, too tall, to ugly, too loud, too 
quiet, too fat, too dumb, too many too’s and—
This world can count us out.

We take in that pain and sometimes
commit self-harm (in all its forms).
Because we believe we are nothing —
can be nothing—have been counted out.

That’s the lie.
And that’s over now.

Never Counted Out
DEMANDS
that you discover and create ART.
That’s right, art.

Combat the PAIN with expression & voice!

WRITE, SLAM, SING, DRAW,
SCRIBBLE, SCREAM, FILM, SNAP!

Welcome to the Creative Revolution where you get
to stand up and be counted. Where being different
is the new cool. Where being an outsider is the inside to
creativity.

Art can’t take away the pain,
but it WILL COUNT US IN.

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Never Counted Out is committed to getting adult artists
and their creations face-to-face with at-risk youth.
Artists, Join Us
At-Risk Educators, Invite Us

Never Counted Out is committed to exhibiting the work of youth
that confronts Pain with Art.
Exhibit & Publish with Us

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