Until it Happens to You

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Until it Happens to You

Postby vowlvom » Mon Jan 22, 2018 1:59 am

(Vom Vorton)

you won’t believe it’s true
until it happens to you

you’ve heard there’s such a thing as laughter
but you try to stay objective when you can
because you’d rather admit defeat after
then jump in head first without any plan
and you’ve heard the world is full of beauty
and they say that “love is all you need”
but you roll your eyes, because it is your duty
to disbelieve until you must concede

that noone has the answers
and everybody’s faking it

but you won’t believe it’s true
until it happens to you

you’ve never seen the evidence for genius
but you’re a firm believer in idiocy
you’d make the strongest case for fiendishness
before you’d take a sainthood seriously
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Re: Until it Happens to You

Postby GravityJohnson » Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:50 am

UNTIL IT HAPPENS TO YOU
by Macaque Attack

Verse 1
Hear these words, young one, your life is yet to unfold.
The world is your pearl, yours to own, yours to mould.
I wanna give you some insight, some truth, some advice,
'cause a naive fool's paradise soon ignites, so hear right.

Verse 2
It's a hard enough life, so pay heed to your elders.
Strive deep inside, and never say surrender.
Pay no attention to hate, it grows, it gestates.
No worse a burden, hauling that to your grave, it's depraved.

Bridge 1
Set empathy as your destiny, but
Hate, ignore it all.
Whilst jealousy stumbles helplessly, but
Rage, reject it all.
Keep sympathy with you endlessly, but
Scorn, avoid it all.
Let bigotry be your enemy, but
Love, embrace it all.

Chorus
Your kindness will brighten your darkest hours,
'cause some fragrance clings to the hand that gives flowers.
My message to you, in this world,
to all folk be true.
My message to you, until it happens to you,
you don't know what they go through.

Verse 3
Don't listen to reply, but to learn and advance.
Your mind is your ally, yours to build and enhance.
All people you'll meet leave their mark, some subtle, some stark,
Learn from their goodness before they disembark from your heart.

Bridge 2
Give charity all too willingly, but
Fear, ignore it all.
Don't let envy cloud your ecstasy, but
Spite, reject it all.
Keep humanity in you centrally, but
Pain, avoid it all.
Dishonesty is your adversary, but
Love, embrace it all.

Chorus
Your kindness will brighten your darkest hours,
'cause some fragrance clings to the hand that gives flowers.
My message to you, in this world,
to all folk be true.
My message to you, until it happens to you,
you don't know what they go through.

Bridge 3
Hostility might stalk your morality, and
Antipathy might maul your decency, and
Treachery might test your honesty, but
Love, embrace it all.

Chorus
Your kindness will brighten your darkest hours,
'cause some fragrance clings to the hand that gives flowers.
My message to you, in this world,
to all folk be true.
My message to you, until it happens to you,
you don't know what they go through.
My message to you, it could happen to you,
so we must help each other through.
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Re: Until it Happens to You

Postby lichenthroat » Thu Jan 25, 2018 8:48 pm

Until It Happens to You
by Lichen Throat

Anna went to Moscow,
Danced at a fancy ball.
On her way home, at a snowy train station
Vronsky spoke the words that gave her palpitations.
She said, “No,” at first,
But from then she was cursed.
You never know what you’ll do
Until it happens to you.

Levin was a country boy
Who asked a princess for her hand.
She turned him down once, but later, when they talked
He proposed on the tablecloth with a piece of chalk.
He didn’t know his wife
Would change his whole life.
You never know what you’ll do
Until it happens to you.

When your brother dies
Or your bastard child cries
You don’t know how you’ll react.
Through your highs and lows,
Does your lover know
If your heart will be broken or intact?

When things go bad
Will you lie on the tracks?
Or will you run through lightning and pouring rain
And wind that howls like a hurricane
For a love that you hold
More precious than gold?
You never know what you’ll do
Until it happens to you.
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Re: Until it Happens to You

Postby AJOwens » Sat Jan 27, 2018 11:30 am

You don't know what red is
Until it happens to you
You don't know what an orange is
Until it happens to you
You don't know what green is
You don't know what yellow is
You don't know what blue is
Until it happens to you

You don't know what love is
Until it happens to you
You don't know what hate is
Until it happens to you
You don't know what choice is
You don't know what pain is
You don't know what life is
Until it happens to you
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Re: Until it Happens to You

Postby Lunkhead » Sat Jan 27, 2018 1:55 pm

Until It Happens To You
by Berkeley Social Scene

It’s too cold for global warming
So it must be a hoax
And the climate can’t be changing
So it must be all a joke

It’s somebody else’s problem
You deny what is true
It’s somebody else’s problem
Until it happens to you

We know the russians don’t collude
And our elections are legit
They don’t even have social media
So our news is full of shit

It’s somebody else’s problem
You deny what is true
It’s somebody else’s problem
Until it happens to you

Let it all shut down
Throw your little tantrums
Put it in another tweet
You're a f*$#ing moron!

It’s so easy to repeal and replace
It’ll be done in a week
I’m so healthy, yeah there’s no need
To look after the weak

It’s somebody else’s problem
You deny what is true
It’s somebody else’s problem
Until it happens to you
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Re: Until it Happens to You

Postby Pigfarmer Jr » Sat Jan 27, 2018 9:37 pm

Pigfarmer Jr (typing lyric from memory, I hope I get it right.)
Edit: I didn't.

Until it happens to you, oh, until it happens to you
Until it happens to you, oh, until it happens to you

Until it happens to you, oh, until it happens to you
Until it happens to you, oh, until it happens to you

Until it happens
Until it happens
Until it happens
Until it happens

Until it happens to you, oh, until it happens to you
Until it happens to you, oh, until it happens to you

Until it happens
Until it happens
Until it happens
Until it happens
Until it happens
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Re: Until it Happens to You

Postby Jerkatorium » Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:17 pm

Until It Happens To You
by Jerkatorium

VERSE:
We were told we wouldn’t live this long
How’d we ever get so much so wrong?
What happened to our nuclear holocaust?

Where’s my devastating superquake?
Post-apocalyptic hellscape?
Where’s my earth-destroying asteroid?

We were promised grey goo
We were promised plagues too
We were promised lots of agony and strife
But instead we got this sweet and easy life

CHORUS:
You get old
you get mellow too
You’ve got 3 squares a day
and a roof over your head
And that’s never gonna change
until you’re dead
You get old
you get complacent too
You’ve got all of this nostalgia
For the mayhem and discord
And you can’t imagine getting old and bored
Until it happens to you

VERSE 2:
We were told we were on borrowed time
The doomsday clock would start to chime
What happened to the rise of the machines?

Where's my coronal mass ejection?
Where's my zombie plague infection?
Where's my global economic collapse?

Toxic GMO food
Killer aliens too
And we grew up knowing we would lose it all
But instead we go to Napa every Fall.

CHORUS x2
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Until it Happens to You

Postby Geoff WreckdoM » Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:49 am

Until it Happens to You
by WreckdoM

I sharted my pants at the liquor store,
I couldn't leave because I hadn't checked out.
What can you do?
Shart Shark, Shart Shark Attack!
What can you do?
Shart Shark, Shart Shark Attack!
I sharted my pants on the tennis court,
I played my last round with a foamy jock.

Don't know what you'll do
Until it happens to you
Will you see it through
Or will you come unglued?

I sharted my pants during confession,
Sat in the filth of my transgressions.
What can you do?
Shart Shark, Shart Shark Attack!
What can you do?
Shart Shark, Shart Shark Attack!
I sharted my pants on the open mic stage,
My beat poetry puts me in a rage

Don't know what you'll do
Until it happens to you
Will you come unglued
Or will you see it through?

I sharted my pants on the stand in court,
They said I look guilty cause I smelled like rot.
What can you do?
Shart Shark, Shart Shark Attack!
What can you do?
Shart Shark, Shart Shark Attack!
I sharted my pants on my Tinder date,
she ordered a straw and an extra plate.

Don't know what you'll do
Until it happens to you
Will you see it through
Or will you come unglued?

I sharted my pants at the movie theater,
And never found out what happens to Star Wars
What can you do?
Shart Shark, Shart Shark Attack!
What can you do?
Shart Shark, Shart Shark Attack!
I sharted my pants at the work, and then full on shit my pants
And then cried and went home

Don't know what you'll do
Until it happens to you
Will you see it through
Or will you come unglued?

It's not that bad,
But you wouldn't be able to hold it in your hand.
"perhaps the most offensive and disturbing image I've ever heard in a song" - Hans Gruber
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Re: Until it Happens to You

Postby MessOfFun » Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:35 am

Until It Happens To You
by Mess Of Fun

Chorus:
I fell in love with you - that's what happened to me
Ever since I saw you then - walking down the street
I fell in love with you - that's what happened it's true
I'm gonna sit here outide your house - until it happens to you

Verse:
When I saw you walking by - I thought I caught your eye
I followed you onto the subway - but you just brushed on by
I waited outside your office - but you didn't even say hi
I did a search and found your house - at 18 Sunset Drive

Chorus

Bridge:
Until it happens to you - I will not rest
Until it happens to you - who would have guessed
Until it happens to you - that I would have found you
Until it happens to you - I'll be around you

Chorus
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Re: Until it Happens to You

Postby starfinger » Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:17 am

fractal elves

-Chorus-
Until it happens to you
You won't understand
Keep looking at me
Like I'm a crazy man

You never know
until it happens to you
...
until it happens


-Verse-
Getting probed
It's not as bad as it sounds
Let me tell you
how it all went down

1986 I woke up,
floating over the bed
in my robe
i got sucked out the window
i bumped my head
it was cold

i thought I was dead
floating to heaven
and then I woke up
at a 7-11


- CHORUS


For weeks I had weird
restless dreams
I went to the doctor
and asked him "what does it all mean?"

And he refered me to a guy
Who knew how to hypnotize
And it sounded like bullshit
but it was worth a try

i sat on a couch
and counted backward from 9
it cracked open my mind


- CHORUS


I remember vividly
the soft touch of their long green fingers
I remember staring into Zaxfor's
great yellow eyes
and getting lost in those jaundiced pools

The group of them
they chattered giddiliy in their
beautiful alien tongue and proceeded
to ready the equipment

until it happens to me again
I can only dream and fantasize
about that cold metal
and the time, far far from here,
when they and I were one

- CHORUS
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Re: Until it Happens to You

Postby Merle Fyshwick » Wed Jan 31, 2018 10:41 pm

The Magnetic Letters (melody by Stevie P.)

Until it happens to you
You can sit with your legs closed
And never my two knees shall meet

Until it happens to you
And you have testicles too
I'll kindly ask you to check your privilege

You don't know what it's like carrying around these cojones
I'm smuggling plums but it's more like a two pack of coconuts

An elephant stores his inside of him
Is that what you want me to do?

Until it happens to you
You can ride on your bicycle
And not have your gonads get crushed

Until it happens to you
I won't let my balls turn blue
I'll keep on rocking this big wide scrotum

Some day in a bold bright future
I'll carry them in a handbag on my lap

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