Lesley Gore sang songs of empowerment.
She said she’d cry if she wanted.
She told us not to tell her what to do
and that we didn’t own her
at a point when we needed to hear it
but Lesley Gore is dead
and I don’t know
if I want to be empowered
Maybe you should tell me when to cry.
Maybe you do own me.
Maybe it’s your party.
Tell me what to do.