PlankTown Prison Blues

in planktown •  last year

Our story picks up after a terrible fight
I had in a bar with an orca over a krill gal that I love named BlueBerry Krill. What a mess we left behind. I heard afterwards even a cleaner had to come to town. I was glad I had already gone to the hospital because, trust me when I tell you, nobody wants to mess with a Steeminator.

The local sheriff had taken me
from the hospital to the PlankTown lockup, and I was pretty sore from that fight. That Orca kicked my thorax at first, but I surprised even myself when I went completely plankshit and I ended up kicking his caudal peduncle.

Sitting in jail
with my antennae feeling the cold wet prison wall, I could feel a little smile creeping over my bruised face. I must have looked like a pufferfish.

Hospital Plank.png

And now I wait.
I know my MinnowMama tried, and she’s probably not too happy with me at the moment. I just hope she knows I didn’t start any trouble, I’m just a plank in love. And. Now I wait. For my BlueBerry Krill. If she likes me she’ll come to visit me. Tap, tap, tap. Prison sucks.

PlankTown Prison Blues

I hear the train a comin' rollin' round the bend
I ain't seen the moonshine since I don't know when
Well I'm stuck in PlankTown Prison and time keeps draggin' on
While that train keeps a rollin' to the forbidden zone

Well when I was just a young Plank my MinnowMama told me Plank
Always be a good Plank don't ever play with flags
Well I flagged a Plank’s new blog post just to watch it die
When I hear Witty’s whistle blowin' I hang my head and I cry

Well I'll bet there's rich whales eatin' in some sunken pirate ship
Probably drinkin' WhaleAle and eating lots of weeds
Well I know I had it comin' I know I can't be freed
But those DollFinns keep a swimmin' and that's what tortures me

Well if they freed me from this prison if that railroad train was mine
I bet I'd move it on a little farther down the line
Far from PlankTown Prison that's where I long to stay
Then I'd let Witty’s lonesome whistle blow my blues away

Lyrics adapted by TheBugIQ from Merle Haggard's Folsum Prison Blues
Vocals by TheBugIQ
Guest appearance by @patrice as the Steeminator. She'll be back.
Guest appearance by @enginewitty as Witty, PlankTown's Express Steem Locomotive
Images courtesy of GSE
Wardrobe provided by PlankTown Prison System

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Ha, this is one of the most creative posts I've seen in a good hot minute here on Steemit! I absolutely love what you've done with the country classic, "Folsom Prison Blues."

Keep up the amazing work!


Hey I really liked your post on non-violent communication. Sorry about your brother, jeez eh? I'll be doing a continuing series on PlankTown lol, because you're the first to comment on this one you get the sneak peek to my next song about Plank's gal he's trying to date, BlueBerry Krill. And the song....drumroll please....In The Krill Of The Night lol. omg I love that cat!


Thanks so much for the considerate comment. I truly appreciate it, he's going to be fine as the injury was non life threatening but it's just overcoming the psychological trauma that's the most trying. I am still shaken up about it even though I wasn't the one who incurred injuries.

Thanks for the sneak peek. I love the two titles you came up with, too! I wanted to share something in response that you might appreciate and glad you liked the meme!


Yes for sure. Feel free to check the whole PlankTown series with zero obligations to upvote! It sounds like you could use a good laugh. So read Free Spirited Planton Seeks Whale and maybe give Brown Eyed Krill a listen. Goin down the pirate ship with a dip and dosey do even cracked me up lol. As someone who has jumped out of a moving vehicle to try and help someone in a street fight I totally sympathize with your brother.


Thanks, I will definitely check out your stuff!

"Wardrobe provided by PlankTown Prison System"-😂😂😂😂😂😂😂


Now I know who reads till the end LOL haha

🎵 Woooot!!! 🎶
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Honestly, this was better than I imagined it was gonna be. Love it amigo!


Ha! Awesome. Glad only prison for Plank sucks and not the song LOL

Another one to make me laugh. Keep at 'er @thebugiq. These are fantastic. ;)


Thanks @katrina-ariel! :D BlueBerry Krill is coming to visit Plankie in prison tomorrow. Stay tuned for an old doowap tune In The Krill Of The Night! LOL


This is hilarious!!

Can you send me the orig mp3, perhaps bringing the voice up a tad? love it and want to play this on MSP-Waves. @msp-waves
cc: @r0nd0n, @sirlunchthehost


Sure thing I'll adjust it and dm you a link :)

interesting read....checked it out by recommendation from the steemit ramble channel....

Hey I really liked your post.

I love it man another quality post!

Funny stuff. A very addicting little series you have here.