It’s interesting to see Alicia list some of her qualities and refer to them as prisons. She’s questioning what a “good person” really is. When those qualities get taken advantage of, are they still good things?
The relatable factor here are the words expectation and youth. Many are slaves to their youth and often look back wondering what they could have done different — “Run too fast to be old” is a great example.
A young Alicia Keys:
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