Why do I treat you this way?
You give me all your lovin’
But it just ain’t enough when
The devils and demons creep in.
I know I should thank you
But instead I just blank you
And the way I treat you is a sin.
Why can’t I say things to you?
There’s stuff that I’ve done
And now you’re just the one
Who will listen and give me your time.
But the right words ain’t there
And I just sit and stare
I am mute, and it’s just such a crime.
Why do you put up with me?
I can see when you’re wishin’
That I’d just quit my bitchin’
But I can’t always stop the tirade.
You know it’s really not me
All this anger you see
It just isn’t the way that I’m made.
…And I’m really so grateful you stayed.
© Brian Keith Bilverstone 2007