Songs ARE Poetry - Happy World Poetry Day - Amy Brooks

Like poets, some songwriters are better than others. Like poems some songs are better than others. But when music meets great poetic prose well, it's pretty undeniable.

Here are some cool song/poem combinations on this World Poetry Day.

A sort of homage to the song lyric.  Because let's face it,  songs ARE poems.    🙂

-Amy

Wishlist - Pearl Jam 

I wish I was an alien at home behind the sun
I wish I was the souvenir you kept your house key on
I wish I was the pedal brake that you depended on
I wish I was the verb 'to trust' and never let you down

I wish I was a radio song, the one that you turned up

Pearl Jam - Wishlist

I wish I was a neutron bomb, for once I could go off I wish I was a sacrifice but somehow still lived on I wish I was a sentimental ornament you hung on The christmas tree, I wish I was the star that went on top I wish I

Burden in my Hands - Soundgarden

So kill your health and kill yourself
And kill everything you love
And if you live you can fall to pieces
And suffer with my ghost

Soundgarden - Burden In My Hand

Music video by Soundgarden performing Burden In My Hand. (C) 1996 A&M Records

Undone - Weezer

If you want to destroy my sweater
Hold this thread as I walk away
Watch me unravel, I'll soon be naked
Lying on the floor (lying on the floor)
I've come undone

Weezer - Undone -- The Sweater Song

Music video by Weezer performing Undone -- The Sweater Song. (C) 2004 Geffen Records

Stressed Out - Twenty One Pilots

I wish I found some better sounds no one's ever heard
I wish I had a better voice that sang some better words
I wish I found some chords in an order that is new
I wish I didn't have to rhyme every time I sang

twenty one pilots: Stressed Out [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

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