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Song Parodies -> "Metaphors"

Original Song Title:

"Elenore"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

The Turtles

Parody Song Title:

"Metaphors"

Parody Written by:

Ethan Mawyer

The Lyrics

This is not based on anyone in particular
You are nails scratching blackboards
The weight that makes my back sore
I hope I've used these metaphors clearly
A book that cannot be read
And a brick upside the head
Those both describe you, met-a-phor-ick-ly

You are the rain on my parade
Fire in the Everglades
You're a joke that isn't funny
You are a candle in my eye
Onions in an apple pie
You're a dog that eats my money

You are a sink with no drain
And a farm where there's no rain
I think I've used those metaphors justly
You are a thorn with no rose
Vomit stains on my best clothes
Compared to you that metaphor's lovely

You are the wind that makes me fall,
And a 4 AM phone call
You're the food that isn't filling
You are the trash no one will take
And a toy that's sure to break
You are oil when it's spilling

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Pacing: 3.2
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Overall Rating: 3.4

Total Votes: 12

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Know 1 can hear you dream - March 01, 2005 - Report this comment
DKTOS but Ethan, do you know the movie review site www.mrcranky.com? Not only has it the most accurate reviews I have ever seen but it's also an excellent source for a type of metaphors one has never heard before: "the director has as much respect for his audience as a dog has for a burr in it's anus" is just sailing in the wind from the top of my head. :-)
Know 1 can hear you dream - March 01, 2005 - Report this comment
Someone 222:ed this, since that's the only vote so far and I have the only comment so far I just want to point out that wasn't me.

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