Bill Roper (billroper) wrote,
Bill Roper

Marvelous Me

I wrote this on the way home from Confusion. I just now had enough voice and time to finish putting together a functional set of chords, so I feel ok about posting it now.

catalana and I were discussing a benevolent god at one point during the con. And it struck me that it's not enough for God to be benevolent. You also desperately need him to be competent...

Words and Music: Bill Roper
Copyright 2011

Marvelous Me

Listen up, boys. Listen up, girls.
We’re living in the best of all possible worlds
So throw out your books of history,
‘Cause reality’s not what it used to be.
There are wonders as far as the eye can see
All massaged by the mind of marvelous me.

Weave and spin. Cut the thread.
If the tapestry unravels, well, we’ll end up dead,
But that’s not the way I’m gonna make my plan,
‘Cause I’ve got the power to play destiny’s hand.
The cards that we are holding may appear to be a wreck,
But I’ve learned to deal a couple from the bottom of the deck.

Reach through time. Rearrange.
The secret is in knowing what you need to chnage.
I’m just the only one who understands
With power comes the wisdom that the job demands.
You know I do not do this to be mean,
But the consequence of inaction is quite easily foreseen.

The world is so much better than it’s been.
I’m wiping out the evil – I’m wiping out the sin.
And I will keep on working just as long as I am able.
The reality I’m building’s just a little bit unstable.

Easy as one, two, three,
Rewriting all the laws of probability.
The source of the power is a mystery,
But I’m the hand rebuilding all of history.
The world I have created is a lovely work of art,
But I have to keep on patching or it’s gonna fall apart.
Tags: filk, lyrics, musings

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