Can songwriters write lyrics to fit a given piece of music?

Yes, lyrics can be written to an existing melody. It is done all the time. For the lyricist it provides a strong framework on which to build. Essentially for many songwriters when they write the second or third verse to a song, they are in reality writing lyrics to an existing melody. http://learnhowtowritesongs.com/writing-your-own-songs/

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    Try this if you feel you’re stuck for melodic inspiration. Sit down at your keyboard or pick up your guitar and play a random sequence of notes. Don’t do this with a song in mind, but rather to see if by ‘accident’ you can find simple pattern that you can build off of. About 95% of the time, you’ll just hear musical mush that you can’t use. The other 4% it is good stuff and 1% of it is amazing. Accidents can be good things. Remember that if you don’t have an inspiration, sometimes just ‘playing around’ is a good answer.