SOME FUN PARODIES

The following parodies may be used and copied freely, as long as the copyright year and symbol,
with author's name are credited and the words "used with permission added."

FAIR TRADE COFFEE SONG
(Tune: Nicea)

HOLY IS OUR COFFEE
WHEN IT'S STIRRED WITH JUSTICE
SAVE THE FARMERS, SAVE THE EARTH
AND TRADE FOR WHAT IT'S WORTH
HOLY, HOLY, HOLY
HOLY IS OUR COFFEE
PACKED, SHIPPED AND DRUNK IN
SOLIDARITY.
© 1997 Doreen Lankshear-Smith


CAUGHT BETWEEN THE CRACKS


(Tune: Battle Hymn)

HOSPITALS ARE CLOSING.
HOW MUCH MORE CAN PEOPLE TAKE?
THOUSANDS GROWING HUNGRY
WHILE THEIR WRETCHED BODIES ACHE.
THE POOR, WHO HAVE NO BREAD TO EAT
ARE TOLD TO GO EAT CAKE.
THEY'RE CAUGHT BETWEEN THE CRACKS.

REFRAIN: WE'LL HARASS THE POWER BLACKJACKS! (X 3)
FOR THOSE BETWEEN THE CRACKS

SINGLE MOMS ARE IN THEIR PRIME,
SO CHASTE THEY CANNOT BE.
THEY NEED A LITTLE COMPANY
TO KEEP THEIR SANITY.
SO LIES BECOME SURVIVAL SKILLS
TO USE WITH BITTER PILLS
THEY'RE CAUGHT BETWEEN THE CRACKS.

HIST'RY WILL REMEMBER THIS
AS WHEN THE BUBBLE BURST.
IT WAS THE BEST OF TIMES, THEY'LL SAY
AND ALSO WAS THE WORST.
THEY STORMED THE LEGISLATURE
'CAUSE THE PEOPLE WERE ACCURST
AND CAUGHT BETWEEN THE CRACKS.
© 1996 Doreen Lankshear-Smith

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