so long as
there is someone standing up and fighting for what
It's a lifestyle. You don't take bullshit.
That's all there really is to it. No matter what you might stand for, if yr standing up strong, not budging and basically being annoyingly difficult to those who oppose you, you can be (at least a bit) punk. Believe it or not, there aren't a CRAPLOAD of peope like that, but they're there.
Punk is not mismatched Chucks.
Punk is not studded belts, leather, checkered patterns or any other kind of clothing.
Punk is not not sold, bought, or traded.
Punk sure as hell is not MTV.
Punk is not found at Hot Topic.
Punk is speaking out against society because you're pissed off and don't care what someone else thinks.
Punk is saying and doing what you want, when you want, how you want.
Punk is dressing however you want to dress, looking however you want to look, and listening to whatever music you want to listen to, not because it's popular or un-popular, but because it's what you want.
Punk is being selfish, greedy and conceited and admitting it with pride.
Punk is Awesome.
Punk: "Fuck you, I like Snoop. Now piss off before I go 187 with my dick in your mouth, beyotch."
Posuer Punk - Blink 182, Good Charlotte, Simple Plan, Green Day, etc.
Recent, but real punk - Pennywise, NOFX, Rancid, etc.
Punk is a way of thinking.
Punk is a way of believing.
Punk is not what you wear.
Punk is not Blink-182. (Sorry, folks...)
Punk is not Sum 41!
Punk, is believing what you what to believe. Punk is going against the world. Punk is not caring who stares at you says "OH MY, WHAT AN AWFUL PERSON THAT MUST BE!". Punk is feeling what you want to feel, being who you want to be, punk is being somebody.
Punk is not what you see television! Or hear on the radio. Or read about in books or magazines! Punk is not about being like all the guys with mohawks and chelseas!
PUNK IS ABOUT BEING DIFFERENT! IT'S ABOUT HAVING VOICE AND AN OPINION!
And it doesn't matter if you're rich or poor, happy or sad, black or white, catholic or atheist. It doesn't matter if you live in a house, an apartment, a basement or on the street! PUNK ACCEPTS ANYBODY! ANYBODY AND EVERYBODY!
punk was originaly a "male prostitute" in the 16th century of the UK.
so i just wanted you to know what punk was in the first place!
2)A person that listens to mostly punk rock in general and doesn't care what other people say about him/her and always does his/her own thing. THAT's a real punk.
and anyone who says they're a punk, then be one, don't listen to other people, you are what you fucking are.