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Song Parodies -> "My Rib Cage"

Original Song Title:

"Basket Case"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Green Day

Parody Song Title:

"My Rib Cage"

Parody Written by:

Ben Stickle

The Lyrics

The subject of this song is a serious one that is very personal. A recovering anorexic friend of mine and I wrote this.
Have you got the time
To hear me as I whine
About the weight I think I should be losin'?

I want to look like those
Skinny supermodels
Nothin' but skin and bones no doubt about it.

(CHORUS)
Sometimes I give myself ex-lax,
Sometimes my mom force-feeds me snacks
It just keeps adding up
I feel like throwing up
Am I being paranoid
Or do I look fat?

Just the other day
They gave me an X-ray
But it looked just like me when they showed it.

Water is for me
It has no calories
But every time I drink it I feel bloated.


(CHORUS)

I fall to the floor, no strength to hold on.
in all seriousness, parody aside, if you have an eating disorder, please seek help copyright (c)2010 by Ben Stickle allpoetry

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