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[Verse:]
I’m the matriarch of your land
When you need to take my hand
Come into my arms, I’ll keep you safe from harm
I’ll keep your precious heart

[Verse 2:]
Some people try to drag you down
Take it from me, stand and be proud
You’re a warrior
You’re my warrior

[Pre-Hook:]
Be who you are
Be who you are
Know that life holds more than what you see
Rise up little man rise up little man

[Hook:]
Fight for you and me
Look into my eyes and believe
Little woman we will fight, we will fight
Little woman we will fight, we will rise
I see you and me
Take my hand and we
We will stand we will fight, we will fight
We will stand and together we will rise

[Verse 3:]
They’ll burn you at the stake if you
Don’t act like they want you to
But baby be yourself
Do good and help the world

[Pre-Hook:]

[Hook:]

[Verse 4]
Rise up, rise up little man
Don’t be scared I’m holding your hand
Know that life holds more than
What we see and what we get

[Verse 5]
Rise up, rise up little woman
Don’t be afraid to risk it all
Know that life holds more than
What we see and what we get, I will

[Hook:]



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