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Song Parodies -> "Antarctica"

Original Song Title:

"America"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Cast of West Side Story

Parody Song Title:

"Antarctica"

Parody Written by:

Glynn Leaney

The Lyrics

ANTARCTICA

SOPHIA
Here in Syria
I hate this fighting,
And I can’t stand the backbiting;
Is there no end to the slaughter?
It’s no way to bring up a daughter!

And the sun is burning,
While the wind is blowing.
And the blood is flowing.
Where can I go to a country
where I can be sure I’ll be free?

Maybe I’ll go to Antarctica,
Go to and fro in Antarctica;
Watch my kids grow in Antarctica.

AHMED
There’s lots of snow in Antarctica!

SOPHIA
This is a place I can bet on.

AHMED
I know a boat you can get on!

SOPHIA
Don’t need a fridge or a freezer.

AHMED
Mind you don’t meet some old geezer!

SOPHIA
I’ll run a store in Antarctica,
Right on the shore in Antarctica.
Who could want more in Antarctica?

AHMED
Penguins galore in Antarctica!

SOPHIA
I think it’s going to be nice.

AHMED
Better beware of the thin ice.

SOPHIA
At least I’ll be rid of the fighting.

AHMED
What will you do for your lighting?

SOPHIA
I want to stay in Antarctica,
Get my own way in Antarctica,
Live day to day in Antarctica.

AHMED
You’ll get no pay in Antarctica!

SOPHIA
There I’ll be free from attrition.

AHMED
First you must get some permission.

SOPHIA
I can do anything I choose.

AHMED
Better go buy some new snow shoes!

SOPHIA
Come with me all to Antarctica;
We’ll have a ball in Antarctica.
See the snow fall in Antarctica;
We’ll all walk tall in Antarctica!

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Dr Giorgio Coniglio dec - March 05, 2015 - Report this comment
Nice work. Inventive.
Agrimorfee - March 06, 2015 - Report this comment
Clever, although the chance of finding an old geezer is close to nil unless you make it over to one of those scientists' outposts. 555
Patrick - March 07, 2015 - Report this comment
This one just leaves me cold. You have pointed out the greatest asset of Antarctica: its climate is so harsh no one can fight over it. Yet.

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