Open Gate T-Shirt

$ 25.00


J. R. R. Tolkien, author of those little-known books The Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings, was often accused of writing fairy tales that were nothing more than the escapist’s way out of this so-called real world. His reply was simple and brilliant. He proposed that everything was dependent on that from which one is escaping. “We view the flight of the deserter and the escape of a prisoner very differently. Why should a man be scorned if, finding himself in prison, he tries to get out and go home?”

Exactly.

Paying bills, upholding responsibility, and making hard decisions; these are important and necessary hallmarks of adult life. But the deep down person we were when we were kids is much closer to the real us than the stilted version we often present to the world around us. Cynicism, common knowledge, and the rules that don’t exist have imprisoned us from being our true selves: passionate, playful and curious creatures who dream big dreams and are filled with faith, hope, and love.

So no, we’re not about shirking responsibilities or ignoring reality.

We’re just trying to get back home.

This American Apparel t-shirt is the smoothest and softest t-shirt you'll ever wear. Made of fine jersey, it has a durable, vintage feel. These classic-cut shirts are known for their premium quality, as well as ability to stand up to a washing machine (will maintain size and color after many washes).

Available in Black Licorice, Blue Jay and Green Grass t-shirts.

• Slim fit
• Double stitched
• Made in the USA, sweatshop free

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