Saturday, April 7, 2012

Poetry Month Mash-Up: Day Seven


The challenge for today - to go along with G is for Glee -  is to write a song for sectionals OR a poem that can be sung.  Since my absolute favorite thing to write - after rhyming picture books - is song parodies, that's what I did!  In honor of Passover, I chose to write a song to the tune of Sunrise, Sunset from Fiddler on the Roof.





Slush Pile, Slush Pile
(sung to the tune of Sunrise, Sunset)


Where is the manuscript I sent you?
Written with blood and sweat and tears.
I don't remember when I subbed it -
feels like years!


When will you finally get to read it?
Will you be offering a deal?
I've heard of stories from the slush pile -
are they real?


Slush pile, slush pile,
growing slush pile,
filled with writer's dreams.
Each one is hoping to be published!
Is it as hopeless as it seems?


Here's how to sign GROWING PILE:
video video


Here's how to sign SONG:
video


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