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“You Don’t Own Me” Austin Boudoir Photography

#FeelGoodBloggingChallenge

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Day Five of Alex Beadon’s “Feel Good Blogging Challenge”

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I absolutely LOVE this video created by The Department of Peace.  Please watch:

How inspiring was that?  Written by the fabulous Miss Lesley Gore a mere 50 years ago, and it still really rings true!

Please, ladies:  Remember to getcha’ vote on this November 4th!

 

You Don’t Own Me

by Lesley Gore

You don’t own me
I’m not just one of your many toys
You don’t own me
Don’t say I can’t go with other boys

And don’t tell me what to do
Don’t tell me what to say
And please, when I go out with you
Don’t put me on display ’cause

You don’t own me
Don’t try to change me in any way
You don’t own me
Don’t tie me down ’cause I’d never stay

I don’t tell you what to say
I don’t tell you what to do
So just let me be myself
That’s all I ask of you

I’m young and I love to be young
I’m free and I love to be free
To live my life the way I want
To say and do whatever I please

And don’t tell me what to do
Oh, don’t tell me what to say
And please, when I go out with you
Don’t put me on display

I don’t tell you what to say
Oh, don’t tell you what to do
So just let me be myself
That’s all I ask of you

I’m young and I love to be young
I’m free and I love to be free
To live

See you tomorrow!

Also see DAY ONE + DAY TWO + DAY THREE + DAY FOUR of this blogging challenge!

you don’t own me

1 Comment
  • Hi Elizabeth:
    Great song and great video 😀
    Thanks for the lyrics, I loved it!

    October 23, 2014at11:54 am

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