Tolerate It

Album: Evermore (2020)
Charted: 45
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  • I sit and watch you reading with your
    Head low
    I wake and watch you breathing with your
    Eyes closed
    I sit and watch you
    And notice everything you do or don't do
    You're so much older and wiser and I

    I wait by the door like I'm just a kid
    Use my best colors for your portrait
    Lay the table with the fancy shit
    And watch you tolerate it
    If it's all in my head tell me now
    Tell me I've got it wrong somehow
    I know my love should be celebrated
    But you tolerate it

    I greet you with a battle hero's welcome
    I take your indiscretions all in good fun
    I sit and listen
    I polish plates until they gleam and glisten
    You're so much older and wiser and I

    I wait by the door like I'm just a kid
    Use my best colors for your portrait
    Lay the table with the fancy shit
    And watch you tolerate it
    If it's all in my head tell me now
    Tell me I've got it wrong somehow
    I know my love should be celebrated
    But you tolerate it

    While you were out building other worlds, where was I?
    Where's that man who'd throw blankets over my barbed wire?
    I made you my temple, my mural, my sky
    Now I'm begging for footnotes in the story of your life
    Drawing hearts in the byline
    Always taking up too much space or time
    You assume I'm fine
    But what would you do if I, I

    Break free and leave us in ruins
    Took this dagger in me and removed it
    Gain the weight of you then lose it
    Believe me, I could do it
    If it's all in my head tell me now
    Tell me I've got it wrong somehow
    I know my love should be celebrated
    But you tolerate it

    I sit and watch you

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