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Tamino - You Don't Own Me Lyrics

Tamino - You Don't Own Me Lyrics

You may keep me in

In between your walls

Ban me from traveling

And tell me not to sing


And you may have your thoughts

A sketch of who I am

A notion you’ve conceived

A sight you want to see


But you don’t know me

No, you don’t know me


You claim to walk in love

Though mercy is your foe

You’ve already dug a grave

Now you hope I misbehave


You say you know the cause

Of every shattered dream

Even when there’s none to blame

You always shout my name


But I don’t owe you

I’ve never owed you


You may keep me here

You seem to know just how

To pin me to the ground

Each time you come around


Take away my home

Obscuring what I am

And plague me all night long

And lay claim to Freedom’s song


But you don’t own me

No, you don’t own me