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~~~ Menagerie ~~~
~ Trouble At The Zoo ~
A worm closed the beak, of a blackbird, and cried,
“Enough!, ‘Cos of you, all my friends, they have died! “
An aphid, and ladybird wrestled a bout,
Whilst a cat punched a butterfly, and knocked him clean out.
Fly gave arachnid, a terrible shock,
As she tied up his legs, with her sheep-shanking knot.
Slick snake, made a fortune, by selling his venom,
To a thousand new silk worms, all dressed up in denim.
Monkey behaved, but iguana grew scatty,
As the tiger dined out, on his vegetable pate’
A buzzard, flew round, in a perfect-shaped square,
Nellie traded her trunk, with a mare, for her hair.
Shrill sparrow, subpoenaed, her restraining order,
‘Gainst a woodlouse, that prowled, round her leafy-bushed border.
The pig was thrown out, of a Jewish Bar Mitzvah,
Then Ramadan Dan, ate his cow, now he missed her.
Voles coughed, pealed thunder, sloths sprinted streaked lightning;
Hibernious hares, dreamed of something exciting.
Cool rabbit, showed Beagles, a clean pair of heels,
As she flew through the park, to deprive them of meals.
Sweet pups, hitched a ride, on a giant, slow flea,
Who transported them home, then invited for tea.
A mouse scared the owl, just by squeaking a shout,
And then turned on the lion, as she gave him a clout.
Old flashy-shelled tortoise, stubbed out his cigar,
On the tail, of a startled blue budgerigar.
As hippos looked on, it all seemed kind of funny,
As a pheasant, wing-wrestled, fat penguin for money.
So, if you decide, to soon visit this base,
And are vexed, by strange things that go on at this place;
Why the snake, and the mole, and the bear, and the bird,
Ganged up on the mouse, as her throat gently purred,
Then please search no further, than here, I have heard,
To this chapter, that plays theatre of the absurd.