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Song Parodies -> "I Can Only Be Stagnant"

Original Song Title:

"I Can Only Imagine"

Original Performer:

Mercy Me

Parody Song Title:

"I Can Only Be Stagnant"

Parody Written by:

Bryan Pardue

The Lyrics

I was so sick of this song being played over and over and over and over (ETC.!), so I wrote my own version.
I can only be stagnant what will it be like
When I'm filled with black flies
I can only be stagnant watered eyes will see
My dead face sretched before thee
I can only be stagnant
I can only be stagnant

The ground is really gory
I'm a vulture's meal
Will you run for a doctor?
Or puke a stomach made of steel?
Can you stand near my presence?
Or to the hills will you run?
Will you cry all remorseful?
Or you turn your face and shun?
I can only be stagnant
I can only be stagnant

I can only be stagnant when that day's done
And I find myself rotting in the sun
I can only be stagnant and all I will do
Is forever, forever sicken you
I can only be stagnant
I can only be stagnant

(Repeat Chorus 2x)

I can only be stagnant and all I will do
Is forever, forever sicken you
I can only be stagnant

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Pacing: 3.2
How Funny: 3.1
Overall Rating: 3.0

Total Votes: 12

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Tara*Starr - December 04, 2003 - Report this comment
I have only a few words to say...short and sweet. Ur not funny:u suck
Lyndzie-Marie - January 28, 2004 - Report this comment
This is the stupidest thing i ahve ever heard u dont rewrite a song about the day that u see jesus that's just sad i hope to God that u didnt know and understand this song so u wouldnt know wat u were doing was bad well guess wat now u do so get off the fricking computer and stop degrading quality songs with ur bs and get a life b/c r=writing songs over that dont need to b writin over isnt a life so havae a few words of wisdom GET is the first A is the second LIFE THAT DOESNT SUX is the rest so follow my words of wisdom
Sam - January 29, 2004 - Report this comment
MrMacphisto - April 01, 2004 - Report this comment
Dude... this rocked!!! I HATE the original song... It's ****in' country music, and they play it back to back with pop and rap... What the hell... What ever happened to separating radio channels by genre?
M - May 20, 2004 - Report this comment
this song means a lot to a lot of people and theres really nothing funny about the original-and certainly not in your version. you obviously do not believe in god,nor have you had someone you love die. you must be a very sad and angry person inside. few people would find this amusing and those that would i feel very sorry for indeed. i hope that youll see the error of your ways. if someone found these lyrics it may be very hurtful to them to see someone do such a thing to an important song to them.
N/A - January 15, 2005 - Report this comment
doing that to a cristchin song is just wrong man
D S - January 15, 2005 - Report this comment
Only a moron would write something like this. Maybe some one close to you will die one day and then I can sit back and laugh at you.
dude - January 19, 2005 - Report this comment
ummmm..... huh?
Sempkon - May 24, 2005 - Report this comment
This song was pretty funny, for those of you who take Mercy Me's song to heart an are offended by this i feel bad for you. You are the ones that will not recieve pentance on the coming of the Lord. You will be left to suffer in eternal nothingness. It is quoted in the bible that Jesus said "My people go and be happy, laugh but not cold heartidly." Jesus wanted us to laugh and have fun in our lives. You people are so caught up in yourselves and how you worship that you've forgotten His words. So go forth my brothers and sisters and laugh this one off. For who knows when He will return to take us back.
valerie - September 05, 2005 - Report this comment
To MrMacphisto: the original song is not country. Duh. To Sempkon: You're a little messed up, man. I think it's time you examine your facts. To the writer of the parody: this sucks. Man, get with it and try writing some real music, mkay?
Bryan Pardue - April 03, 2006 - Report this comment
To valerie: I kept searching for your parodies, and couldn't find any. How do you know what is talent and what isn't? If you like the original song so much and you think that I suck because I made fun of it, then you should have stopped reading it after the first one or two lines. Thank you, come again. =D
Spoof-Man - October 18, 2008 - Report this comment
Sory Bryan, I am a christan amd yes I'm offended by this but I took Sempkon's words to heart and I'm going to 'laugh this one off'.
white trash - September 22, 2009 - Report this comment
i get the song it is good and lyndzie marie how could you know if this is stupid if you dont even know how to spell "HAVE" right

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