Category Archives: spoof

Christmas

Ding ,dong ding ,dong all the bells are ringing , la – la – la la – la – la all the choirs are singing , about hope ,joy and love coming from heaven above , with the candlelights burning … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Allegory, Contemporary Austerity Economics, Contemporary Society, Culture, Ennui, Existential, social satire, spoof, whimsy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Another Early ’70’s Neil Young Song : Time Lost

Did you ever wake up in the middle of the night , wandering where the life went you should’ve led ? And did you ever wonder in the middle of the day , what happened to all those books you … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in 70's Music, Americana, Homage to Americana Singer/Songwriters, Homage to Neil Young's lyrics, Music, Nostalgia, spoof | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

An Arcade Fire Song (circa 2010)

Torture Song We waited up for you to come home from work that day , that day the markets crashed and we knew you were busy , busy working working in your office in that tall steel tower ; On … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Americana, Contemporary Austerity Economics, Contemporary Society, Ennui, Existential, Fun with words, Homage to Americana Singer/Songwriters, Homage to Arcade Fire, Horror, Poetry Noir, Rock Music, spoof | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1980’s Bruce Springsteen Song

HOMETOWN WARS We fought all our battles so long ago out on the fields of play , one more home run to win one more heroic hit and a garlanded presentation to come , But that was all before My … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in 20th.Century History, 80's Music, American History, Americana, Ennui, Existential, Homage to Americana Singer/Songwriters, Homage to Bruce Springsteen, Imperialism, Politics, spoof, War | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Word Play #2

Know, ledge able knowledge knowledgeable; Known, knowing knowingly knowable; Unknowable, unknowingly unknown knowledge; Acknowledge, acknowledgement acknowledged unacknowledged; Knowledge, ledge now know.

Rate this:

Posted in Fun with words, Literacy, Nonsense verse, spoof, Writing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Mid-1980’s Scorpions Rock Ballad

We lost our way so long ago , and never found our way back , though we kept searching and searching and searching and we’re searching still ; For that way back to those days , with their blue sky … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in 80's Music, Culture, Fun with words, Homage to 180's Rock Lyrics, Nostalgia, Popular Culture, Rock Music, spoof | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Zoo

Dolphins don’t recite poetry Pandas never discuss Kant , Seagulls are rarely eloquent and Hyenas do nothing but rant ; Orangutans like listening to Brahms Piranhas enjoy Winter sports , Mountain Lions are socially maladroit and Kangaroos never wear shorts … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Magic Realism, Nonsense verse, Poetry, spoof, whimsy | Tagged , | Leave a comment