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Song Parodies -> "It's Now, Forever"

Original Song Title:

"It's Now or Never"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Elvis Presley

Parody Song Title:

"It's Now, Forever"

Parody Written by:

Bob Gomez

The Lyrics

Dedicated to John A. Barry and his extremely strange animal-themed parodies to this tune.
It’s now, forever.
Profound insight:
It’s now all morning;
It’s now all night.

Tomorrow
Will be now, too.
I feel so clever
Right now, don’t you?

Way back in college
Read Thoreau and Whitman,
T.S. and Ezra,
And other lit-men;

Bhagavad Gita;
Also Saint Teresa;
Alan Watts’ Zen
All meet again
This way:

It’s now, forever
Don’t hold it tight;
Observe, no judgment,
No mind, no fight.

Your sorrow
Is inchoate;
It’s now, forever--
Thus meditate.

I’m not a guru
Or a dolly lama;
Nor half as bright as
Barack Obama;

I sit in silence,
Am opposed to violence;
At very least
I tame the beast
Within:

It’s now, forever.
This moment’s gone,
Replaced by others
And on and on;

This song now
Must terminate;
It’s now, forever;
With cows don’t mate!

It’s now, forever--
With cows don’t mate!
It’s now, forever--
With cows don’t mate!
It’s now, forever--
With cows don’t mate!
©Bob Gomez 2008

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Bob Gomez - October 31, 2008 - Report this comment
I love you, too.
Peregrin - October 31, 2008 - Report this comment
If I don't tell you I gave you 3 x 5s, are they really there? Well, I did. Good one, Bob.
john - October 31, 2008 - Report this comment
Bob, I was mooved by your tribewete.
Bob Gomez - October 31, 2008 - Report this comment
Thank you, Pip, as long as you are there I don't care. JAB: You deserve no less, cowpoke.
Johnny D - October 31, 2008 - Report this comment
Point taken.
LadyLama - November 01, 2008 - Report this comment
clever tribute to the Spirited PirateGent of hiSeas & Fleas !

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