Emo is a state of mind, or the modern term for depressed. What people say is emo, long hair, guyliner, converse, raccoon eyes, ect. is all called scene
. Scene people are bubbly but deep. Emo on the other hand, is where something in ones life seems to have scarred them. They beleive there is no-one to run to, so they bottle stuff up, and or use self harm.
Scene kid: "YAAY! I bought a new Tu-tu and some new liquid eyeliner! VICTORY IS MINE"
Emo kid: "There is that side of me where im sad...but happy enough to fake being happy...then there are those days where i cant even bring myself to be happy"