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The snow has us wholly obsessed
But lest we get bored and depressed
I’ve taken the time
(Surprise! It’ll rhyme)
Assignments, for some, I’ll suggest:

How loudly the bell seems to toll
Yet Fenty has not read that poll!
I know, there’s this storm
But seems like poor form
Ain’t being informed, like, your role?

Seems AG will soon be elected
An outcome P. Nickles rejected
I thought you were for it
But no, you deplore it?
Please tell us, why now you’ve objected

The loss of Tai Shan was so bitter
Dear zoo creatures, make a new critter!
Preferably furry
And cute in a flurry
And great if we get a whole litter