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I used to think
I had the answers to everything,
But now I know
Life doesn't always go my way, yeah...
Feels like I'm caught in the middle
That's when I realize...

[Chorus:]
I'm not a girl,
Not yet a woman.
All I need is time,
A moment that is mine,
While I'm in between.

[Verse 2]
I'm not a girl,
There is no need to protect me.
It's time that I
Learn to face up to this on my own.
I've seen so much more than you know now,
So don't tell me to shut my eyes.

[Chorus]

I'm not a girl,
But if you look at me closely,
You will see it my eyes.
This girl will always find
Her way.

I'm not a girl
(I'm not a girl don't tell me what to believe).
Not Yet a woman
(I'm just trying to find the woman in me, yeah).
All I need is time (All I need),
A moment that is mine (That is mine),
While I'm in between.

I'm not a girl
Not yet a woman
All I need is time (All I need),
A moment that is mine,
While I'm in between.

I'm not a girl,
Not yet a woman.



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    SingerSaraRoxSep 29, 2008 at 8:44 pm
    dang, i love this song so much dude, i have learned it since i was 6 and its been my fav song ever since, im searching a talent serch, im that good!, i swear. and if i stumble apon one, ill sing this song, i sound as good as her or better at this song.
  • graciemul
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    graciemulJan 7, 2009 at 2:39 pm
    this is a song about a girl that is trying to tell people she isnt a little girl and even though she is not a women she is a young adult and needs to be trusted by her family and friends she is trying to tell thenm she can do it on her own

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