Written by Brian Jaeger, owner of Satisfamily, McNewsy, PassivNinja, Educabana, RealWisconsinNews, ManCrushFanClub, WildWestAllis, SitcomLifeLessons, and VoucherSchool.

 

You are a living Journey song, and I

am nothing more. Your smile

is currency, buying my love and us time,

and you've got plenty to spend. 

But I'm not always a good investor,

selling out when you're low, 

deaf ears taking inventory. 

Blame me as a man, a victim

of wanting to provide. You are

all I have to provide for, and 

I am frustrated when I can't.

When you're sad and you think

you're value's falling, I'm desperate

to see a recovery. 

We're in decline, you think

when smiles are all disbursed,

but that's when we need them--

when I need you to trust me,

respect me,

not direct me

or dissect me.

Bear today and Bull tomorrow,

I'll get back on top

and you'll let me ride

for another quarter.

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