pahavit (pahavit) wrote,

Babelfishing Poetry: "I'm The Most Joyful And Evil Emperor"

Babelfishing Poetry: "I'm The Most Joyful And Evil Emperor"

Hello, lovely to see you, so glad you've popped by my humble little blog.  I hope you have been successful so far in avoiding COVID-19, a very scary viral illness.  Please remember to wash your hands!!  I was very sick with the flu, but it was just the flu, thank goodness.  And now I am getting back into the swing of things with this week's Babelfishing poetry, where I take song lyrics, run them through an on-line translator such as (but not necessarily) Babelfish, have some fun with the punctuation a bit, and wind up with a quirky kind of poem.

Today we feature Hank Williams'  "Jambalaya (On The Bayou)" (listen to Hank's version here, or listen to Jerry Lee Lewis's boogie-woogie version here, or listen to Brenda Lee hiccup and growl her way through the song here, or listen to John Fogerty's Blue Ridge Rangers' rollicking version here, or listen to a peppy Spanish-language version by Mexican Duranguense band K-Paz De La Sierra here).  Enjoy. 

I'm The Most Joyful And Evil Emperor

Good, Joe; it's called Joe Pot.
I'd like a bio.
One of my favorites is my god.
Be with you, and enjoy the marshes.

Thibodax's Nax sauce was sad.
Kinfolk operates no more than 12 stations.
Dress so you'd like an improvement.
Enjoy the swamp with you.

Red crab jambalaya and the history of ginger.
In the evening I will meet my brother.
Take a piece of fruit and fill it with a guitar.
I'm the most joyful and evil emperor.

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