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Song Parodies -> "Ideas (Explanation to Arwen)"

Original Song Title:


Original Performer:

West Side Story Soundtrack

Parody Song Title:

"Ideas (Explanation to Arwen)"

Parody Written by:

Leo Jay

The Lyrics

Per Johnny D's suggestion, since I was shamefully unable to harness sufficient inner creative resources to come up with a viable birthday parody for Arwen last week, I've decided to parody my own ineptitude...
I couldn't come up with ideas;
Your birthday came and went,
And my poor head was bent in shame

I had only bits of ideas,
But none of them would work,
And I felt like a jerk - just lame!

When they flow I can be quite witty!

When they don't,
I'm left feeling

My wit is a slave to

I-dee-as, I-dee-as, I-deeeeee-as, I-dee-as,
I-deeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee-as, I-deeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee-as,
I-deeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee-as, I-dee-as

When they work,
I feel oh so clever!

When they don't -
I'm embarrassed forever

I wish I'd come up with

Be they witty, profound, or just absurd -


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Pacing: 4.6
How Funny: 4.6
Overall Rating: 4.6

Total Votes: 8

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Kristof Robertson - February 01, 2005 - Report this comment
One of my favourite topics, Leo....self-censure of my inability to overcome writer's block; I've done it a few times. That said, this was grrreat! 555
Arwen - February 01, 2005 - Report this comment
LOVELY, Leo! Of course I didn't mind at all that you didn't write me a birthday parody. Those tears I cried weren't tears of anger or disappointment. Um...actually they were...but this TOTALLY makes up for it. Bastard. =)
Johnny D - February 01, 2005 - Report this comment
Bravo!! (Leo - check your messageboard mail, I sent you a PM)
Serafina - February 01, 2005 - Report this comment
Nice work, Leo. I loved this one. 5-5-5.
Stuart McArthur - February 01, 2005 - Report this comment
Yep, they either come in a flash effortlessly, or you labour for hours without a trace - sympathise Leo - 555
Leo Jay - February 01, 2005 - Report this comment
Thanks to all for sympathizing! ;-)
Ashkicksass - February 02, 2005 - Report this comment more than made up for it. Woo Hoo!

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