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Song Parodies -> "Burning My Time"

Original Song Title:

"Learning To Fly"

Original Performer:

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Parody Song Title:

"Burning My Time"

Parody Written by:

Leo Keough

The Lyrics

DKTOS?...Try: OS
This goes out to all the n00bies...I was there six months ago...
Well I started out with a dirty word
Charted out all the turds
And my puns went south as I tossed my swill
This clown bit dust, his words got grilled

I'm burning my time and my pain doth sting
Fumblin' 'round in a heartless spring

Where's the flood of praise I sought to earn
From the mocks I dealt and the cheese I churned?

I'm yearning to rhyme but I'm drained and wringed
Dumbin' down to a harmless schwing

Well some say strife will keep you sound
Make you smart, steel your mound
Though my fartled shouts, they got nowhere
And the best I've shown was only fair

I'm learning that thighs astound the crowd
The slut hoe's cup, lust-cum-laud

I'm yearning to chime almost anything
Hummin' proud in the art I bring
I'm turning to wine to rouse my clout
But what goes down must come out

I'm yearning to rhyme
I'm burning my time

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Total Votes: 7

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Timmy1000 - May 14, 2009 - Report this comment
Kind of a theme song for all amirighters.
Mark Scotti - May 14, 2009 - Report this comment
Should be on an Amiright instuction manual. LOL!!!
alvin - May 14, 2009 - Report this comment
funny take...glad ya came along
Andy Primus - May 14, 2009 - Report this comment
So true - thought it was just me (a year or so ago)
Jim Rotondo - May 14, 2009 - Report this comment
What an excellent read that was. Sir Leo, you just put on a clinic....schwing!
AFW - May 14, 2009 - Report this comment
Tricky, and very well done...555
John Barry - May 14, 2009 - Report this comment
Well said!
Tommy Turtle - May 14, 2009 - Report this comment
*Everyone* has to pledge and get initiated -- and you've done quite well! ... except, of course, that if "laud' is English, it doesn't rhyme with "crowd"; if the Latin, "cum laude", then "laude" is two syllables (a Barry-Turtle-Geek-Latin thing only), but WTF, "lust-cum-laud" was a triple-play that scores even if the ball was slightly tipped. 555, and keep up the progress and the good work!
Leo Keough - May 15, 2009 - Report this comment
Thanks all!

...TT: I debated putting an apostrophe after "laud" to signify I was dropping the "e" from "laude"...But I decided that the intended pronunciation of "laud" would be obvious from context, so I left it off...Next time I'll know better...My amphologies for the amphibguity!

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