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101 Songwriting Wrongs and How to Right Them by Pete Luboff, Pat Luboff

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17

I’M BIDING MY LINES

Get to the point in the first two lines of your song

In one workshop in Santa Fe, Denny Cicak presented the following song to the group:

Rhyming Lines

Where you been so long?

So good to see ya here;

C’mon and join our song.

Lend us all your ear.

The first time I saw you, you really turned me on;

I never thought I’d stand a chance,

You showed me I was wrong.

Life hands us people

We may never want to see again;

Reach out to someone,

Someone you could call a friend.

You know it’s true,

Love is all around.

Feel it in your heart,

Remember where it’s found.

It isn’t always easy to be where you want to be.

To make your life do one thing right;

Imagine what comes naturally.

Make something happen;

Recognize the signs. ...

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