Despite all our adamant pleading
The zoo just announced it’s conceding
This day was postponed
But Butterstick’s loaned
And wanted in China for breeding

Once swine flu has been diagnosed
With Tamiflu, you will be dosed
Now places not distant
Have cases resistant
Here’s hoping you won’t be a ghost

Enough of such sadness and gloom
This week brought good news for the groom
The motion has carried
So go on, get married
The question’s not if, but to whom?

The season is here for bright lights
With gifts of big trees and new rights
Amidst the warm fuzzies
Watch out for those scuzzies
Who try to start carjacking fights