"Patience" as written by and Arvid/mena Solvang....
Damn you for trusting me
What's wrong with you?
I'll work for nothing less.

Damn you for accepting my immaturity
When I scream for silence
Child, I'll work for nothing less.

I need patience, and someone strong enough to hold my breath for me until the smoke clears.
I need patience, and time to think before I speak, for when I'm short of breath, I tend to lie.
Damn you for letting me sleep till noon
And get away with it.
I'll work for nothing less.

Damn you for keeping quiet when I like to
I won't work for anything less.

I need patience, and someone strong enough to hold my breath for me until the smoke clears.
I need patience, and time to think before I speak, for when I'm short of breath, I tend to lie.
Ahhhhh, ahhhhh, aaaah...
I need patience, and someone strong enough to hold my breath for me until the smoke clears.
I need patience, and time to think before I speak, for when I'm short of breath, I tend to lie.
I need patience, and time to think before I speak, for when I'm short of breath, I tend to lie


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    General CommentWOOO!
    Gotta say, I LOVE this song!
    myheartbaiton October 03, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAnd, I'm pretty sure its "Damn you for keeping quiet when I lied to, I won't work for anything less."

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    myheartbaiton October 03, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think this is about her parents, honestly.
    "Damn you for letting me sleep until noon",
    "Damn you for trusting me",
    "Damn you for accepting my immaturity",
    "Damn you for keeping quiet when I lie to you",
    To me, she's saying "Why did you not care enough to correct me?" Like, some parents never correct their kids, and it's not so bad while they're still kids, but when the kids grow up and no one's ever corrected them, the 'kid' (or, older person now) is screwed up. They have no idea what to do with themselves because no one has ever said to them "No, this isn't right.. you're supposed to do this, not that". It's almost as if she's looking back and seeing that her parents just let her fall into a self-destructive pattern and didn't really try to pull her out of it. Maybe she's trying to fix herself and realizing why she's so messed up as an older person?
    Yuson April 05, 2014   Link

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