When street cars were given short shrift Some folks on the Council got miffed DC can afford it So Vincent restored it The whole thing was silly, but swift

But speaking of Councilman Gray It’s final; his fence cannot stay At 5’7″ high It’s taller than I And slightly less tasteful, I’d say

The language’s moment was fleeting And all that I know is a greeting But get up here pronto To speak Esperanto Bethesda’s where die-hards  are meeting

These rhymes mean the weekend is here Memorial Day is quite near Some 800K Are going away You too? Well, just don’t forget beer