“Overprotective”

It’s like I’m in a box with no way out

And you have the key, but I know the route

It’s lonely in here, so dark so cruel

I have to stay here that’s the only rule

You say I’m too young - I say I’m fine

Even though I know that it’s my time to shine

You are too overprotective of me

Why in the world won’t you just let me be!

Lyla Meredith Sayre

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