Some questions about song lyrics should one wish to include some in creative writing. 1) What copyright applies? If we were to say, "He listened to Little Richard that night. That night, the lyrics spoke to him." And then quoted the lyrics would that suffice as crediting the artist? 2) Is it always as trite as it seems to have lyrics woven into a written piece? The device seems to work better in film in my head. Can anyone provide a credible usage for my reference? And preferably one outside of a music-dependent storyline. 3) Should one choose to include lyrics as background or plot device or whatever, how would that be presented in the text? Indent? Itallics? What about punctuation? I assume there would be no quotation marks dependant on the size of the insert. e.g. - I found it difficult to grieve, my only sensitivity my choice of attire. As Mick Jagger has sung earlier that night, "No colours anymore, I want them to turn black." - Sarah did not understand her father's obsession with vinyl, nor the dinosaurs that adorned their sleeves. What relevance did a 'War Pig' have in 2026 anyway? The Galacton Treaty had forbidden war. She tried and failed to comprehend a time before her father's incarceration. She lowered the arm carefully, as she has been shown many times. Generals gathered in their masses Just like witches at black masses Evil minds that plot destruction Sorcerers of death's construction In the fields the bodies burning As the war machine keeps turning Death and hatred to mankind Poisoning their brainwashed minds. Thanks.