This is part of the complete Exercises in Song cycle being released on this site.

"Word-composition " is a bonus exercise, not to be found in Raymond Queneau's original Exercices de Style nor in the translations.

To be sung to the tune of "Show Me The Way To Go Home". More information here.

Direct me routehomewardto:
I’m bedwardsdesirously bespent.
I littledrank at sixtyminutesprior o’clock,
And the glassfrom then headwent.

I’m detailagnostic,
And I won’t landseafoampick,
If you’ll let me sustainvoicèdly sing
My showmethewayhome schtick.