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Elevator buttons and morning air
Strangers' silence makes me want to take the stairs
If you were here, we'd laugh about their vacant stares
But right now, my time is theirs
Seems like there's always someone who disapproves
They'll judge it like they know about me and you
And the verdict comes from those with nothing else to do
The jury's out, but my choice is you

So don't you worry your pretty little mind
People throw rocks at things that shine
And life makes love look hard
The stakes are high, the water's rough
But this love is ours

You never know what people have up their sleeves
Ghosts from your past gonna jump out at me
Lurking in the shadows with their lip gloss smiles
But I don't care, 'cause right now, you're mine

And you'll say
Don't you worry your pretty little mind
People throw rocks at things that shine
And life makes love look hard
The stakes are high, the water's rough
But this love is ours

And it's not theirs to speculate if it's wrong and
Your hands are tough, but they are where mine belong and
I'll fight their doubt and give you faith
With this song for you

'Cause I love the gap between your teeth
And I love the riddles that you speak
And any snide remarks from my father about your tattoos
Will be ignored
'Cause my heart is yours

So don't you worry your pretty little mind
People throw rocks at things that shine
And life makes love look hard
Don't you worry your pretty little mind
People throw rocks at things that shine
But they can't take what's ours
They can't take what's ours





The stakes are high, the water's rough
But this love is ours

Overall Meaning

Taylor Swift's song Ours is a testament to the power of love and the importance of not letting the opinions of others affect one's relationships. The lyrics start with a relatable line about being in an elevator with strangers and feeling the need to take the stairs because of the awkward silence. Swift then highlights the familiar feeling of being judged and scrutinized by people who have no idea about the nature of the relationship. She focuses on the idea that despite all of the critique and opposition, a person can choose whom they love, and that choice should be respected. She reassuringly suggests to not worry about the opinions of others, as love is a beautiful thing that deserves to be appreciated.


As the lyrics continue, Taylor emphasizes that people who are loved for who they are should be unapologetically themselves, and things like tattoos or their way of speaking should not be judged harshly by others. The song concludes with a powerful statement that love is something that belongs only to the people that are involved in it, and no one else can take it away.


Line by Line Meaning

Elevator buttons and morning air,
I'm stuck in this building with strangers around me and feeling trapped.


Strangers silence makes me want to take the stairs,
Everyone is silent and it's uncomfortable, makes me want to avoid the elevator.


If you were here we'd laugh about their vacant stares,
If you were here, we would make fun of how awkward and quiet this is.


But right now, My time is theirs.
I'm stuck here and have to deal with this even though I'd rather be doing anything else.


Seems like there's always Someone who disapproves,
It feels like there are always people who won't approve of us or our choices.


They'll judge it like they know about me and you,
People will judge us and assume they know everything about us without really knowing us.


And the verdict comes from those with nothing else to do,
The people who judge us have nothing better to do and are just trying to bring us down.


The jury's out,
People are still judging us and we don't know what they'll think.


And my choice is you.
Despite what others may say or think, I choose to be with you.


And don't you worry your pretty little mind,
Don't be concerned about what others think or say.


People throw rocks at things that shine,
People are often jealous or envious of good things and try to bring them down.


But they can't take what's ours,
Despite their attempts to bring us down, they cannot take away the love we share.


The stakes are high, The water's rough,
Our love is facing challenges that will require us to be strong and resilient.


But this love is ours.
Our love is real and strong, and it's just for us.




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: Taylor Swift

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Most interesting comments from YouTube:

@salmalichattopadhyay4034

Elevator buttons and morning air,
Strangers silence makes me want to take the stairs,
If you were here we'd laugh about their vacant stares,
But right now,
My time is theirs.

Seems like there's always
Someone who disapproves,
They'll judge it like they know about me and you,
And the verdict comes from those with nothing else to do,
The jury's out,
And my choice is you.

So don't you worry your pretty little mind,
People throw rocks at things that shine,
And life makes love look hard,
The stakes are high,
The waters rough,
But this love is ours,

You never know what people have up their sleeves,
Ghosts from your past gonna jump out at me,
Lurking in the shadows with their lip gloss smiles,
But I don't care,
'Cause right now you're mine,
And you say,

So don't you worry your pretty little mind,
People throw rocks at things that shine,
And life makes love look hard,
The stakes are high,
The water's rough,
But this love is ours

And it's not theirs to speculate,
If it's wrong and,
Your hands are tough but they are where,
My belong in,
I'll fight their doubt and give you faith with this song for you.

'Cause I love the gap between your teeth,
And I love the riddles that you speak,
And any snide remarks from my father about your tattoos will be ignored,
'Cause my heart is yours.

So don't you worry your pretty little mind,
People throw rocks at things that shine,
And life makes love look hard,

And don't you worry your pretty little mind,
People throw rocks at things that shine,
But they can't take what's ours,
They can't take what's ours,
The stakes are high,
The water's rough,
But this love is ours.



@opo1882

Elevator buttons and morning air
Stranger's silence makes me wanna to take the stairs
If you were here we'd laugh about their vacant stares
But right now, my time is theirs
Seems like there's always someone who disapproves
They'll judge it like they know about me and you
And the verdict comes from those with nothing else to do
The jury's out, but my choice is you
So don't you worry your pretty little mind
People throw rocks at things that shine
And life makes love look hard
The stakes are high, the water's rough
But this love is ours
You never know what people have up their sleeves
Ghosts from your past gonna jump out at me
Lurking in the shadows with their lip gloss smiles
But I don't care
Cause right now you're mine
And you'll say
Don't you worry your pretty little mind
People throw rocks at things that shine
And life makes love look hard
The stakes are high, the water's rough
But this love is ours
And it's not theirs to speculate if it's wrong
And your hands are tough but they are where mine belong
And I'll fight their doubts and give you faith with this song for you
Cause I love the gap between your teeth
And I love the riddles that you speak
And any snide remarks from my father about your tattoos will be ignored
Cause my heart is yours
So don't you worry your pretty little mind
People throw rocks at things that shine
And life makes love look hard
Don't you worry your pretty little mind
People throw rocks at things that shine
But they can’t take what’s ours
They can't take what's ours
The stakes are high, the water's rough
But this love is ours[1



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@childofapollo2187

I don't know why but I cry every time I watch this video. Maybe because it shows us a life of an introvert office worker Taylor who is bullied, others gossip about her and just when we think nothing special will happen, there is the scene of her reunion with her lover, who managed to come back from war. And this quick moment for me is so powerful. This video shows us that we see only a small piece of others lives. Just because they seem to be boring, lonely or strange, doesn't mean that they are not a ray of light in lives of others. Respect each other, love each other, help each other. This is the only thing that matters...

@imzjik

Gosh you are right!

@nickraph67

Piece of garbage always isolate person who is different from them...they also say bad thing behind his/her bank...i hate those kinds of snakes

@jeffryquinanola2668

This is such a beautiful sentiment, it made me tear up. Thank you. :)

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