There’s hope at the zoo. A two-part-limerick…
She stooped as she walked, and she leaned on a cane.
For sure, Auntie Hope was no stranger to pain.
“Already I’m near deaf and blind
And some think that I’ve lost my mind.
The truth..? I have nothing to do but complain.
“I know you can’t stomach your Auntie Hope’s dump
I’ve been here so long I’ve become an old grump!”
I smiled and said, “Here’s what we’ll do.
We’ll go spend the day at the zoo.”
She winked and said, “Let’s go make antelopes jump!”
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