Wearing My Hat (house, doors, song, hands) - Music Banter Music Banter

Go Back   Music Banter > Artists Corner > Song Writing, Lyrics and Poetry
Register Blogging Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Welcome to Music Banter Forum! Make sure to register - it's free and very quick! You have to register before you can post and participate in our discussions with over 70,000 other registered members. After you create your free account, you will be able to customize many options, you will have the full access to over 1,100,000 posts.

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-19-2006, 03:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
Truth Seeker
NaNaNer's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: The Hallway
Posts: 489
Default Wearing My Hat

Wearing my Hat

Something happened the other day,
they called you on the phone.
They wrapped me up in cotton wool
and someone brought me home.
The family came to see us,
I recognised them all.
They went out with such sad faces
and whispered in the hall.
You wept when you washed the dishes
and did the other household chores.
You said that you were tired
but I think I know the cause.

I'd started wearing my hat

For a while we were together,
you washed me in the bath.
The soap, your hands, the water,
made me want to laugh.
But you screamed at me just yesterday
when again my lap was wet.
You told me your life was misery
and you wished we'd never met.
Later, saying you were sorry,
you hugged me to your chest,
but it had scared me when you shouted loud,
I'd tried to do my best.

You called somebody the other day
and cried into the phone.
The car came in the afternoon
and took me away from home.
It left me in this lonely place
of iron beds and shiny floors.
You seldom come to see me
and I think I know the cause.

I'd started wearing my hat
NaNaNer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2006, 06:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
swim's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 5,188

The rhyming makes it go from an odd story to sounding cheesy and dumb.
swim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2006, 07:26 PM   #3 (permalink)
Alo's Avatar
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Brighton, UK
Posts: 715

I like the concept a lot! But I agree with Swim.
A serious song like this just needs some show-off big words.
I rocked my shoelaces untied
Alo is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads

© 2003-2022 Advameg, Inc.