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Song Parodies -> "Monday Has Broken"

Original Song Title:

"Morning Has Broken"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Cat Stevens

Parody Song Title:

"Monday Has Broken"

Parody Written by:

Warren Baker

The Lyrics

Monday has broken
Eyes are not open
White dog has spoken
'Food is all gone.'

So much for dreaming
Morning I'm mourning
I won't be springing
Blankets are warm.

Hear the cold rain fall
Limbs are all leaden
Then alarm buzz call
Snooze it won’t last

Sleep I must re-press
Or could I bargain?
Bed is my weakness
Night, alas, passed.

What is that bright light
Shown through the curtain?
Eyes are both shut tight
Sun has gained way

Curse with frustration
Curse Monday morning
Sleep’s revocation
Lost to new day

Monday has broken
Thoughts are now forming
Now cat is pokin’
Yowls with concern

Feet on the flooring
Food for the darlings
Cup for me calling
Bed, though, preferred.

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Patrick - November 28, 2012 - Report this comment
Super parody that we all can relate to. Short, simple words, well placed. "Morning I'm mourning" very clever. I like this one a lot.
AFW - November 28, 2012 - Report this comment
Good description of Mondays, and most mornings, I guess..
John Barry - November 28, 2012 - Report this comment
Everyperson's lament.
Lifeliver - November 28, 2012 - Report this comment
As Patrick - it's the simplicity and universality that makes this work well. Nice subs and imagery, 555s
WarrenB - November 28, 2012 - Report this comment
Thanks, all. The comments are much appreciated.
Callmelennie - November 29, 2012 - Report this comment
I used this OS to do a tune about Alonzo Mourning breaking the Big East record for shot rejections; my worst pun ever ......... Mourning has broken .. The Conference record ... For shot rejections .... In a Big East career ;-D
WarrenB - November 29, 2012 - Report this comment
Mourning, the former Charlotte Hornets' player of the former Charlotte Hornets. I remember him (being a NC resident myself). And speaking of the Big East, just learned my alma mater, ECU, just joined the very same conference. Lots of shuffling going on this year.
Meriadoc - November 29, 2012 - Report this comment
Wow! I am reading three days worth, and this is the best of the best. Great subs and a perfect visual that we can all relate to.
WarrenB - December 01, 2012 - Report this comment
Very kind of you, Meriadoc. Thank you!

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