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The New Year will bring new protections
Like totally random inspections
The last time they tried
We hued and we cried
‘Til Metro gave in to objections

Lanier is remaining as chief
Which had some in slight disbelief
Her salary rose
While other pay froze
Admittedly, causing some grief

If House members have it their way
Our statues will go on display
The thought’s a bit heady
That L’Enfant and Freddy
Will stand there with Chandler and Clay

‘Til now DC9 has been closed
(From “ice skating” they’re indisposed)
Tonight is your chance
To go out and dance
With manner and cause undisclosed