FILK: One day more (long)

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Fax Paladin

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CANDIDATE: One day more!
Election Day decides my destiny:
A footnote or a book of history
This summit that I've come to climb
Will not be there a second time
One day more...

VOTER: I still can't pick a side today
Don't even know if I'll be voting

CAND: One day more

VOTERS: Tomorrow seemed so far away
And both campaigns just seemed so doting...

MINOR CAND: One more day all on my own

VOTER: Maybe I'll just flip a coin

MINOR: One more day with them not caring

VOTER: Which one has the better 'do?

MINOR: If the media had shown...

VOTER: New ideas, or tried-and-true?

MINOR: But they never gave me air!

ANCHOR: One more day 'til we inform

VOTER: Do I listen to his plan?

ANCHOR: Who's the winner, who the loser

VOTER: Is it just a waste of air?

ANCHOR: When our polls tell us the norm

VOTER: Does it work, and do I care?

ANCHOR: Will you tune your dial to me?

CHORUS: The time... is now... the day... is here...

CAND: One day more!

PUNDITS: One more day to resolution
'Til they zip or are a dud
'Til they cheer and sip their bubbly
Or they drown themselves in Bud

DIRTY Flinging all the muck!
TRICKSTERS: Dishing all the sleaze!
Trashing reputations with the greatest ease!
He's been driving drunk,
She can't help but lie,
And he's been taking payments
From a Chinese spy!

TRUE One day to a new beginning
BELIEVERS: Raise the flag of reform high
Every wall will be surpassed
Special interests' days are past
There's a new world for the winning
There's a new voice to be heard!
They will hear our voice at last

VOTER: My place... is here... I vote... with you...

CAND: One day more!

WAITERS: We will put out all the hors d'oeuvres
We will watch them laugh or sigh
We will sweep up the confetti
We will look and roll our eyes

CAND: One day more!
(And everybody simultaneously singing their various verses, which I'm
not bothering to retype)

CAND: Tomorrow is the judgement day

ALL: Tomorrow is the judgement day
Tomorrow we'll discover
What all the voters have in store...
One more dawn...
One more day...
One day more!

Fax (with apologies to Boublil, Schoenberg and Kretzmer)
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"It'll all work out." "HOW?!"
"I don't know -- it's a mystery."
Stoppard & Norman, "Shakespeare in Love"

Martin Julian DeMello

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Fax Paladin <fax...@swbell.net> wrote:

<snip>

> Fax (with apologies to Boublil, Schoenberg and Kretzmer)

zem's jaw drops.

Wow. That was magnificent. You really ought to repost it to rec.music.filk -
they'll love it.

--
Martin DeMello/zem

Cerval

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In article <3A068026...@swbell.net>,
Fax Paladin <fax...@swbell.net> wrote:
<snipped and saved>

Bravo! I'm going to have bits of Les Mis running through my head all
day, but Bravo anyway!

Cerval


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JewelOtter

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In article <3A068026...@swbell.net>,
Fax Paladin <fax...@swbell.net> wrote:
> CANDIDATE: One day more!
> Election Day decides my destiny:
> A footnote or a book of history
> This summit that I've come to climb
> Will not be there a second time
> One day more...
>
<regretfully snipped>

The otter/woman, who has seen "Les Mis" four times and worn out the
complete symphonic recording, lays her wallet on the bar.

"Mike, Fax Pal's money's no good in here until the final returns are in.

"Bravo!"

And she returns to her phonebook-sized voter's guide and mail-in ballot.
--
JewelOtter

~~~Live, love, and laugh with your whole heart.~~~

Leigh Claffey

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Nov 6, 2000, 3:00:00 AM11/6/00
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(Snip of Fax Palladin's wonderful filk)

Wow.
You pretty much caught all the players...

I agree....you should send this to
rec.music.filk

--Leigh
PS: do you mind if I forward this to my
brother? He'll find it funny
(someone he knows besides me must have
Les Mis on CD....).

Pat Kight

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Fax Paladin wrote:
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> CANDIDATE: One day more!

Jezebel comes out of hiding to applaud, pound on the table and whistle
between two fingers.

"Paladin, my dear, your money's no good today - I'm buying *all* your
drinks, if you don't mind.

"I mean, the sentiments are well-expressed - but the fact that you
filked Les Miz and got it to *scan* leaves me in deepest awe..."

--Jezebel
kig...@peak.org

Merlinvin

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In article <3A068026...@swbell.net>, Fax Paladin
<fax...@swbell.net> wrote:

[ ... ]

> ALL: Tomorrow is the judgement day
> Tomorrow we'll discover
> What all the voters have in store...
> One more dawn...
> One more day...
> One day more!

"BRAVO!" shouts Merlinvin, yet another Les Miz fan.

> Fax (with apologies to Boublil, Schoenberg and Kretzmer)

"I rather doubt any apologies are needed! That was excellent!"

--
Edmund Schweppe aka merl...@my-deja.com
Blissfully free of official positions
"An it harm none, do as thou will;
Otherwise, we need to talk..."

mathgoddess

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Fax Paladin <fax...@swbell.net> wrote:

<a lovely piece of filking, respectfully snipped>

I have only one thing to say:

Wintergreen for President!

BOYC? That was lovely, Fax.

--Rose

--
Good! Then there's still hope--lots and lots of hope!
--Dr. Cosmo McKinley

For my real email address, visit http://i.am/rwp

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