Sing of the Times

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Sing of the Times

Post by nobodyetal » Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:09 pm

Sing of the Times
Somebody Named Seth

V1
We formed a party in Realms long Forgotten
Following Gygax’s dream
A cleric, a wizard, a fighter and a bard
All part of some crazy scheme

On this or that quest for the holy MacGuffin
Crawling through dungeons and caves
Solving mad riddles and kicking down doors
And being incredibly brave!

Chorus
Sing of the times when we all battled dragons
Sing of those times, my comrades!
Raise up a goblet, or a flagon of mead
And sing of the times we all had

We met in this tavern ‘cuz they posted a sign
Saying we need adventurers now
Let us never forget the great times that we had
Back before Blizzard came out with WOW

V2
Sing of the times when we slew evil clerics
And bashed all their skeletons down
And hunted down Drow elves in underground caverns
Man we were the baddest around!

Limited only by imagination
Adventures were truly sublime
Yes we were the heroes of dragons and lances
Now Skyrim takes up all our time

Chorus
Sing of the times when we all battled dragons
Sing of those times, my comrades!
Raise up a goblet, or a flagon of mead
And sing of the times we all had

We met in this tavern ‘cuz they posted a sign
Saying we need adventurers now
Let us never forget the great times that we had
Back before Blizzard came out with WOW

V3
We minmaxed our stats and we turned the undead
Our enemies truly were doomed
Cutting down goblins with two-handed swords
Dropping fireballs, curing light wounds

We quested for glory and saved the princesses
Fighting for loot and XP
But we just don’t get out that much any more
Now that there’s MMORPGs

Chorus
Sing of the times when we all battled dragons
Sing of those times, my comrades!
Raise up a goblet, or a flagon of mead
And sing of the times we all had

We met in this tavern ‘cuz they posted a sign
Saying we need adventurers now
Let us never forget the great times that we had
Back before Blizzard came out with WOW

Let us never forget the great times that we had
Back before Blizzard came out with WOW
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Re: Sing of the Times

Post by AJOwens » Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:09 am

Sing of the Times

I dreamed of a wood where the birds were all tweeting
And the sound that they made filled the world to the skies
And the air it created became the new wisdom
And everyone thought their tweeting was wise.

There was one among them who tweeted more loudly
And trying to seduce them, he lied and he bluffed
And all through the trees all the birds started fighting
Their tweets grew ferocious, their feathers were fluffed

And to that one among them who tweeted more loudly
they gave their attention as if in a war
And he'd sing of the times as if he had made them
And no one remembered what happened before.

I woke from the dream to the radio playing
I heard someone reading the news of the day
The forests were burning, but then came the weather
And then songs of the times, and the dream slipped away.
Last edited by AJOwens on Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:26 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Sing of the Times

Post by vowlvom » Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:52 am

Sing of the Times, by Vom Vorton

the dirty streets we’re strolling through
the timeline that you’re scrolling through
they’re each as bleak and boring as each other
but constantly protesting
gets a little too exhausting
and it keeps taking us longer to recover

when all is done and said
soon we’ll all be dead
and nobody can judge us
when we’re tucked up in our beds

we’ve got the rhymes
but we don’t have the energy to
sing of these times
and talk is cheap
but all we really want to do
is curl up in a quiet room and sleep

it's strange to think that we've all
been required to denounce evil
as if that's something people should support
use our clothing, try to assert
'everything sucks' on a t-shirt
so we don't need to use our voices to report

when all is said and done
fire a flag out of a gun
that says "I don't support this
and nor should anyone"

(chorus)
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Re: Sing of the Times

Post by thirdcat » Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:12 am

"Sing of the Times" - Third Cat

sing of the times when I didn't just pretend to care
really thought there was something more out there

sing of the times when you always cried to show you feel
and you knew that love made life real

lost dreams of youth
believing I found truth

sing of the times when we tried to see inside our mind
before we were so scared of what we'd find

lost dreams of youth
believing I found truth

here in the future
all underground
in the computer
code goin' 'round
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Re: Sing of the Times

Post by Lunkhead » Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:14 pm

Sing of the Times
by Berkeley Social Scene

I know you go through phases
I see you wearing different faces
They all tell the same story
Made your way out of purgatory

Sing of the Times
A future bell chimes
Sing of the Times
A future sun shines

Some days the moon shines bright
I see it despite the sunlight
The consequence of rays reflected
They outline radiance projected

Sing of the Times
A future bell chimes
Sing of the Times
A future sun shines

I know where we’ll be
Many years from now
Adrift in the same sea
Together wild and free

Just wait and see
I know this is how
We become debris
Float ahead of our history

Sing of the Times
A future bell chimes
Sing of the Times
A future sun shines
Sing of the Times
A future bell chimes
Sing of the Times
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Re: Sing of the Times

Post by lichenthroat » Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:42 pm

Sing of the Times
by Sparetooth

First born in Duluth,
Second in Tucson,
Freewheeling in my youth,
But truth keeps moving on.
When I first plugged in,
Electricity
Shot through every love-in,
From Berlin to D.C.
Sing of the times
When we marched in the street.
I think sometimes
That I’ll die on my feet.

Gator at the start,
Never planted trees,
My band of broken hearts—
Mozarts of Angeles.
Cut me like a cake;
I still won’t back down.
But broken hips that ache
Will take me from this town.
Sing of the times
I was making some noise,
Sing of the lives
Of good girls and bad boys.

Let’s go traveling with our friends.

Treat me like a sage;
Press my words in wax.
Leave my blood on the stage,
The page, and on the tracks.
Don’t need to be liked
Or to be adored.
Just let me take the mike
and strike another chord.
Sing of the times
When my life seems too long.
I’m past my prime,
But I’m still going strong.
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Re: Sing of the Times

Post by Pigfarmer Jr » Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:07 pm

You can sing about the heartache you used to have
You can sing about the way you've got it bad
You can sing about the way you washed your hair
You can sing about the way you were never there

You don't sing about it
No, you don't sing about it

I don't give a damn about what you say

You can sing about how you wore a dirty shirt
You can sing about the traffic on the way to work
You can sing about the way you're always late
You can sing about the boss you say you hate

You don't sing about it
No, you don't sing about it

I don't give a damn about what you say
I don't give a damn about what you say

You've gotta sing of the times
If you want to reach my mind
You've gotta sing of the times
If you don't want me to walk away

You can sing about anything you want to
But I don't have to listen to you
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Re: Sing of the Times

Post by midnightyc » Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:45 pm

Sing of times
Everyones offended
Sing of the times
Family members unfriended
Sing of the times
Friendships up ended
Sing of the times
The times maybe endin'

Oh I just dont know about this world
Oh I just dont know about this world
Oh

Sing of the times
You might get arrested
Sing of the times
Science is contested
Sing of the times
We got global warming
Sing of the times
We heed no warning

Oh I just dont know about this world
Oh I just dont know about this world
Oh

And what of the future
What does it hold
And end for us is what is fortold
And of the future
What do they say
If we dont change then well just fade away

Oh I just dont know about this world
Oh I just dont know about this world
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