What I've felt
What I've known
Never shined through in what I've shown
Never be
Never see
Won't see what might have been
What I've felt
What I've known
Never shined through in what I've shown
Never free
Never me
So I dub thee Un-forgiven

from Metallica – The Unforgiven Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

What the young man has felt and known all of his life, has never been accurately represented by how he acted due to his fear of the punishments that society would bring to him if he did so. He acts hypocritically on the outside because if he acted in accordance to his true feelings and knowledge, he would get further ridiculed and subdued by the arrogant society.

He’ll never see what kind of person he would have been since society has taken away his unique personality/feelings/thoughts.

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