An ode to people who work for themselves

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We tried to work for them

Those, who could not let us say

What we wanted to say

We tried to work for them

Who got us to say yes, when we meant a no

And no, when we meant a yes

We tried to work for them

Who could not value

What we thought we had in store

We tried to work for them

Who could not let us

Follow our dreams

We tried to work for them

It’s not that they were bad people

It’s just that we had in our heart a song

We wanted to sing that song

We tried to work for them

Struggling, failing, realizing

That we could not work for them

Anymore

And then…

We jumped off

To realize

That we were born

To work for ourselves

To work for ourselves

To struggle

Everyday

For work

For time

For life

But we realized

That we were born

To work for ourselves

No matter

What that means

No matter

Where it leads to

We were born

To work

For ourselves

Author, Stand Up Comedian. Trying to make people happier, one post, one show a time.

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