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Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 08-16-2012, 03:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By rebelmidget
Hey! Words! Look! I typed something!

screen to screen
you're hearing me with your eyes
so open them wide
your contributions to this website
line the pockets of someone(s) smarter than you
if you were writing for yourself
you wouldn't...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 07-12-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By rebelmidget
11:22

At this moment it sinks in

that I've only the one idea

hazy yet brilliant

dangling from a dusty corner of my mind

that I won't reach without a miracle.
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 07-09-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By rebelmidget
Why I never! said it was your 4th time. Look...

Why I never!
said it was your 4th time.

Look man, your words aren't sacred and neither are your feelings. I never called it generic I just took an educated guess at your situation. Something I...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 07-09-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By rebelmidget
not supposed to bump your own posts around here...

not supposed to bump your own posts around here (or anywhere for that matter).

as for the poem, it's dr. seussy and dark with a positive twist. you're 16 and getting over your first or second or...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 07-09-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By rebelmidget
Painted a quality picture. I like that it ends in...

Painted a quality picture. I like that it ends in a beginning.
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 07-09-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By rebelmidget
1991 Pontiac Cynic

Mind for Sale -$5

if there's anyone out there still using one
1991 with high mileage
one hell of a motor though
gets stuck in neutral from time to time
I've simply grown tired of it (it wore me...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 07-02-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 64,791
Posted By rebelmidget
vague rewording of lines previously written...

vague rewording of lines previously written or
existential woe is mE flat min or
pretentious nonsense about a fire in the philippines
it's all s(l)ame to me
I just want to be?
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 06-29-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By rebelmidget
Love everything except the second and third lines...

Love everything except the second and third lines of the 3rd stanza. after "you break all my furniture" they come across plain and boring. there's probably a better way to convey the idea that you...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 06-29-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By rebelmidget
You guys should probably meditate or get into...

You guys should probably meditate or get into some other bullshit (i.e. religion, heavy drinking, work, another person to obsess over down the line, etc.) if you're all suffering from this or just...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 06-28-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By rebelmidget
I'd remove "but those are" from line 4...

I'd remove "but those are" from line 4 and "but" from line 5
the last line of that stanza could be worded better

I really enjoyed this. I'm prone to cynicism myself and in that way this is...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 06-28-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By rebelmidget
Til Death

I wrote this song for my wife. I can't sing worth a damn but the link below leads to a rough recording (did it on an Iphone so headphones and full volume are recommended)
feedback is extremely...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 06-08-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 170
Posted By rebelmidget
Continuara

hard to say which was crazier, the kidneys
in the birdbath or the fact that we
stole them
for Nancy, were they? pardon,
if I can't remember the names
of rundown ghostfaced patchwork quiltpeople
when...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 05-27-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By rebelmidget
there's nothing wrong with a cliche. don't be so...

there's nothing wrong with a cliche. don't be so easily swayed by one voice's pet peeves.
if you are going to replace it I'd think about just combining it with the phrase before it some way.

I like...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 05-26-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By rebelmidget
Art Dickinson (My Wife's Got a Husband)

She said "Call me Dickinson,
they're falling all around me!
My family shrub is burning...
speak to me!"

Hesitant,
I replied that I might
answer to Art
my every definition in question
certain in my...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 05-26-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By rebelmidget
This would make one hell of a 2000's emo song...

This would make one hell of a 2000's emo song (Brand New, TBS, Movielife etc) haha

But on the real real, this intrigued me enough that I'm going to check out the other parts. The only thing that...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 05-26-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By rebelmidget
cool stuff. sort of makes me think of a tripped...

cool stuff.
sort of makes me think of a tripped out Decemberists jam
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 05-26-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By rebelmidget
everything is good, but the "me and...

everything is good, but the "me and her" irks me.
just my inner grammar-nazi
I would've worded the whole sentence differently (as opposed to just changing it to "her and I")

enjoyed the read.
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 05-23-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By rebelmidget
The Universe For Dummies From The Universe

It's like an onion made of mirrors
the way each discarded layer reflects itself infinitely,
shatters when it hits bottom, and falls
ghostlike through cracks back to the top
forever crashing around us...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 03-29-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,764
Posted By rebelmidget
thanks for clearing that up. always bringing that...

thanks for clearing that up. always bringing that knowledge. I appreciate it.
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 03-29-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,764
Posted By rebelmidget
This thread could be so much more, but I think it...

This thread could be so much more, but I think it needs to start less from a level of showing eachother our favorite lyricists and instead from a general discussion of how we write songs.

I, for...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 03-29-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By rebelmidget
I can see this as a pretty catchy alt-country,...

I can see this as a pretty catchy alt-country, pop-punk, or maybe reggae song. It works on that level. Try putting up a recording.
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 03-29-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By rebelmidget
If this is really your first, I'm impressed. You...

If this is really your first, I'm impressed. You know how to write and this was a decent read. That being said, it's got nothing of it's own. Just a series of oft-used metaphors and a slight twist at...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 03-29-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By rebelmidget
the shift from past to present tense is too...

the shift from past to present tense is too sudden with no obvious reason and it distracts from an otherwise enjoyable poem.
but having re-read I suppose it doesn't really matter.
dig.
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 03-28-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 189
Posted By rebelmidget
I Wonder If She Checks Missed Connections

for a moment, I thought
she was finally going to take it off,
peel back the layers and reveal
the blinding vacant truth
(right there in the restaurant, no less)

was I on drugs?
would that have...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 03-07-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 199
Posted By rebelmidget
WIP Empty Bottles

I've got some friends that I can't claim to know
it seems they've got something to say
they have their reasons and I have my problems
I guess it's always been that way

I have this bottle and like me...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 02-28-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By rebelmidget
Partial Song Written in the Space Between the Ears from a Hospital Room with Cracked

Upbeat riffy punk

She's an attic full of secrets
She locks from the inside
There's no underlying reason
No feeling that she can't hide

She's an unknown visionary
Posing as a mental patient
Just to...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 02-17-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,764
Posted By rebelmidget
we all enjoy our fences they keep it at bay but...

we all enjoy our fences
they keep it at bay
but I'm not giving in

His work on both The Resignation (this is the 4th track from that album) and especially ...and the Battle Begun by Rx as well as his...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 02-17-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,764
Posted By rebelmidget
Matt Embree is a lyrical pimp. Overcome (The...

Matt Embree is a lyrical pimp.

Overcome (The Recapitulation) by Rx Bandits

We've had enough of these politician's wars
what we need right now is love
We've had enough of the military...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 02-17-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 64,791
Posted By rebelmidget
I dropped out of school at the exact moment...

I dropped out of school
at the exact moment when
I realized that God can't read.
Of course, at that time, I was hooked on Chronics.
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 02-17-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By rebelmidget
i really don't see why you'd mention the brand of...

i really don't see why you'd mention the brand of the tire...

other than that it's definitely some sort of poetry you've got going on here. yep.

:peace:
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