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I Rise (Island Blue)
I Rise (Island Blue)
- Price: $25.00
- Product Code: IRISEKIDSBLUE
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Still I Rise
You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? ‘Cause I walk like I’ve got oil wells Pumping in my living room. Just like moons and like suns, With the certainty of tides, Just like hopes springing high, Still I’ll rise. Did you want to see me broken? Bowed head and lowered eyes? Shoulders falling down like teardrops, Weakened by my soulful cries? Does my haughtiness offend you? Don’t you take it awful hard ‘Cause I laugh like I’ve got gold mines Diggin’ in my own backyard. You may shoot me with your words, You may cut me with your eyes, You may kill me with your hatefulness, But still, like air, I’ll rise. Does my sexiness upset you? Does it come as a surprise That I dance like I’ve got diamonds At the meeting of my thighs? Out of the huts of history’s shame I rise Up from a past that’s rooted in pain I rise I’m a black ocean, leaping and wide, Welling and swelling I bear in the tide. Leaving behind nights of terror and fear I rise Into a daybreak that’s wondrously clear I rise Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave, I am the dream and the hope of the slave. I rise I rise I rise.
From And Still I Rise by Maya Angelou.
Garment details and fit:
Each tee is screen printed by hand on Kavio short sleeve jersey tees. These tees are cozy, comfortable and your little one will be ready to change the world in their new favorite tee. We find that these tees run true to size but whenever in doubt we suggest sizing up for longer wear. Tees are a modern, slim fit and are made with a super soft ring-spun combed cotton blend ( Jersey 30/1, 60% cotton 40% polyester).
Turn garment inside out and machine wash with cold water, no bleach, and tumble dry low. If iron is needed be sure to to turn shirt inside out prior to ironing.
Garment is not intended for sleep wear.