May 6, 2010

Brendon Etter Writing As David Mamet Writing As Margaret Wise Brown in the Children's Bedtime Classic, "Shut Up Moon"

In this great big room,
there was a fucking bunny.
Ya know?
And, uh, let's say a phone.
Why? So...
Fucking bunny might need to call someone.
Some other bunny. Something.
I don't know.

Also, there's a red balloon
'Cuz it's a kid's book
so a balloon seems right.
Bunnies, balloons, blah blah blah.
Probably a moon.
And why don't you imagine there's a picture too
A picture of...

Fuck if I know.
It's dark in here 'cuz the fucking bunny
is going to bed
which I alluded to earlier
because it's a bedroom
so shut yer yap.

The place is a fuckin' mess.
Shit everywhere.
Typical I guess.

There is a doll
laying in the hall
Two little cats
Both fucking brats
And a broken switchblade
Stabbed into the eye
Of a creepy old guy
By a withered old hag
Half in the bag
Screaming, "Die! Die! Die!"

Shut up room!
Shut up moon!
Shut up balloon!
Shut up picture of something I can't make out
in all this fuckin' gloom!

Shut up bunny!
Shut up bed!
Shut up old man
With a knife in your head!

Shut up doll!
Shut up hall
and shut up light
someone left on in the hall!
Again. Shit.

And shut up cats,
you fucking brats,
or I'll give you both
some shut up smacks!

And shut up old hag half in the bag
You scream and you cry
"Die! Die! Die! Die! Die!"
and stab old men in the eye

Shut up dark
Shut up air
Shut up noises


I mean...
there's a little bunny
trying to get some
fucking sleep
in here.

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