Shit got me feeling pinned down, pick the pen up or put the pen down
I'm writing to you from a distance like a pen pal, but we've been down
Drake’s wordplay with homophones: pinned up/pen up/pen down/pen pal all to show how his family issues are making him feel trapped, so much so that he has writer’s block.
He’s literally writing to his family from far away (he’s on the road/on a track) but also from a different space (he feels very distant from them emotionally). The distance is confusing to him because this is his family, they already know each other.
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