Sentence Stacker - English Working Wall
I Rise by Class 4
You could provoke, jeer and mock me, (GP)
With whispers, insults, your lies, (ER)
You may push me down into the dirt,
But, like lotus blooms, I rise. (AAm)
Just like the flowers blooming in Spring,
With the willpower of the river running to the sea,
Just like wishes reaching high,
Still I Rise. (CH)
Did you want to see me broken?
Did you want to break you up like you have broken me?
Shoulders drooping down like falling dead leaves?
I know you probably find it fun to bully me, but all I want is to be happy and glee. (PR)
On the mountain wondering, still hiking, I rise,
Reaching up-soaring, dancing like stars, I rise,
I'm a whale, wailing in the tide. I'm a tree in a storm, strength from my roots, old and wise, leaving behind years of pain and shame, I rise.
Into a land that develops and grows around me, I rise.
From my family who raised me, I will hide no truth. I am the beam, the stream, the holder of my youth. (AAg)
Departing from hours of pain and worry, I rise.
Starting a world that flourishes around me, I rise.
From the mother who raised me, I bear the truth.
I am the dream, the hope, the power of my youth.
I rise, I rise, I rise. (ER)