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Drumming along

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Drumming along

Come she told me, pa rum pum pum pum
My brand new dress to see, pa rum pum pum pum
For the office party, pa rum pum pum pum
Was bought with your money, pa rum pum pum pum,
        rum pum pum pum, rum pum pum pum,

        So to honour her, pa rum pum pum pum,
                I did come.

O my baby, pa rum pum pum pum
The way you look tonight, pa rum pum pum pum
I don’t know what to say, pa rum pum pum pum
You take my breath away, pa rum pum pum pum,
        rum pum pum pum, rum pum pum pum,

        How did I pay for it, pa rum pum pum pum,
                On my income?

She just shrugged and said, pa rum pum pum pum
It’s only once a year, pa rum pum pum pum
I thought you loved me, dear, pa rum pum pum pum
Come let me hold you near, pa rum pum pum pum,
        rum pum pum pum, rum pum pum pum

        Then I smiled at her, pa rum pum pum pum,
                Quite overcome.




Inspired by: John Heck's Crazy Christmas Carols!
To be sung to the tune of: Little Drummer Boy

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  1. Date: 12/21/2008 11:00:00 AM
    Loved this! Nigell. Congratulations on your win. Lainie P.S. And thank you for your kind comments. They mean so much to me.

  1. Date: 12/20/2008 8:09:00 AM
    This was a great one, Nigel. One of my favorites! Congratulations on your win in John's contest, and I hope your holidays are warm and wonderful! ~Juliane

  1. Date: 12/18/2008 11:28:00 PM
    Congrats on your success in John's contest Rgds Brian.(see my latest posting on the English winter weather)

  1. Date: 12/18/2008 3:20:00 PM
    Nigel congratulations on this wonderful poem placing in John's contest - Merry Christmas & God Bless

  1. Date: 12/18/2008 2:44:00 PM
    Congratulations Nigel! I am not going to be to get this song out of my head now. Well done! Love, shar

  1. Date: 12/18/2008 1:41:00 PM
    Congrats my clever and funny friend. So, how much was that dress, anyway? LOL Love me

  1. Date: 12/18/2008 1:34:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in John Hect's contest, Nigel.. This poem was fabulous, and well deserved to be a winner!! Good job! ~ Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 11/24/2008 6:17:00 AM
    ~lol~ Loved it! Thanks for my needed morning smile. Good luck in the contest, though I don't think you'll be needing it! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 11/24/2008 4:27:00 AM
    Is a good dress really worth it? LOL This is adorable, my fabulous friend. Hope they still can eat, after she is done wearing it. Love your laughing friend, who thinks a winner this shall be, Me

  1. Date: 11/24/2008 3:01:00 AM
    LOL sometimes a good dress is worth it. lol love this funny write, and I'm sure it'll be a winner. :) Love Kristin

  1. Date: 11/23/2008 10:57:00 PM
    This is so funny!! Good luck in the contest....anyways this is already a winner to me:)) Take care, Chitra

  1. Date: 11/23/2008 4:52:00 PM
    This is Great, I was laughing so hard as I read this...I believe this is a MASTERPIECE for the contest....funny, always, Christy

  1. Date: 11/23/2008 3:49:00 PM
    Oh yes.....Love this!! pa rum pum pum pum pumkin pie...ooops (got Thanksgiving on my mind! ) This looks like a winner, Nigel! ~ Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 11/23/2008 2:37:00 PM
    LOL! What a wonderful parody! The ending is fantastic, but my favorite part is "How did I pay for it....on my income"...my husband wondered what I was laughing so hard about just now. Good luck in the contest, and thank you so much for your comments!

  1. Date: 11/23/2008 2:06:00 PM
    Excellent parody. The ending is perfect. Good luck! I want to thank you for all your wonderful and encouraging comments. I am very touched. God bless. Love, Robin