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Misheard Lyrics

Think of some of the song lyrics you have mis-heard throughout the years. Pick your favorite, and use these mis-heard lyrics as the title of a new creative writing piece. Write a story, scene or poem based on this title.

Do you ever mis-hear song lyrics, and wonder how what you've just heard makes any sense until you look the lyrics up, or someone corrects you? This happened to me a lot during the '90s. I thought a certain Fatboy Slim song entailed praising someone like shoe, rather than "I have to praise you like I should." I wondered why BB Mak was singing about back hair. (The correct lyrics are "back here baby.") Imagine my confusion when I found out that Train actually did, in fact, sing that a woman had drops of Jupiter in her hair. I'm still trying to figure that one out. 

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Writing Prompt: Misheard Song Lyrics

Think of some of the song lyrics you have mis-heard throughout the years. Pick your favorite, and use these mis-heard lyrics as the title of a new creative writing piece. Write a story, scene or poem based on this title.

Post your response (500 words or fewer) in the comments below.

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