This evening "Elvira Mistress of Felinity" posted a new poem/song parody (See related link below!).
My Muses, Elvira, Nikita, and I, are all grateful to those who have written poems, songs, essays, articles, and stories, before us, for giving us creative inspiration to write works of our own. :-D
As far back as college and, more recently, 2002 and 2003, the first 2 years I was a blogger, I found inspiration in the works of others to write poems, song parodies, stories, essays, articles, humor, "Onion" like pieces and more.
Some pieces came to me quickly, others tood a few hours, or a couple of days to properly flesh out
The list is a long one, but sharing a few links will give you an idea.
African-American Report Outs Sneakeasy as a Brotha ( Just checked and someone must have finally got the memo! Hee, hee! I might try to write to thank them, and see if I get a reply. :-D )
One of my College Profs, back in the early 80's, gave us an assignment, with certain requirements in style we had to follow, and this was my effort: