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Song Parodies -> "Bum"

Original Song Title:

"Numb"

Original Performer:

Linkin Park

Parody Song Title:

"Bum"

Parody Written by:

Blaydeman

The Lyrics

I found that I like to do parodies that are serious sometimes, but when you say parody people automatically assume it's funny. So I decided to create a new term to describe serious parodies. I call them DesParodies, they're parodies of despair. I'm thinking about recording an album of DesParodies, if they become popular enough. This one is about a homeless man, begging for change on the streets and contemplating where he is in his life.
Verse 1: I’m tired of smelling like old stinky cheese
Being so homeless, leaves me feeling hopeless
Donate pennies or dimes if you please
Or bills for good measure
I’m trying to buy some shoes
(I bust on 5th Avenue, this makes me mad at you)
Every cent that you gave you think’s going to pay for boos

Chorus: I’ve become a bum! I’ve got matted hair!
Live in a box, set up over there!
I don’t have a fix, don’t know what to do
Help me on my feet, what if it was you?

Verse 2: Can’t you see that I’m struggling now?
Jobs don’t take kindly to guys who have no home
But everything that I thought I would be
Is falling apart right in front of me
And everyday that I beg is a shot in the leg to me
(I bust on 5th Avenue, this makes me mad at you)
And every judgmental face is more than I can take!

Chorus: I’ve become a bum! I’ve got matted hair!
Live in a box, set up over there!
I don’t have a fix, don’t know what to do
Help me on my feet, what if it was you?

Bridge: And I know!
You hate handing cash to scum!
But I know! If you were just like me
You’d want someone to be not so numb!

Chorus: I’ve become a bum! I’ve got matted hair!
I tired of begging and cash peddling
I’ve become a bum! I’ve got matted hair!
I tired of being ignored endlessly…
May 17, 2012. Please rate and COMMENT! :) I would really appreciate feedback of any kind.

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JollyJester - May 18, 2012 - Report this comment
"DesParodies," that's a great new category! I also end up at times with a parody that has more of a serious than humorous tone. 555 for your creativity!!
Porfle Popnecker - May 18, 2012 - Report this comment
Somebody at least buy the guy a hairbrush! Good one.
Glen S - May 21, 2012 - Report this comment
Enjoyed this Blayde. Simple but fun. I've got some change here somewhere...

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