Rabbits(By the always-wonderful Arthur Guiterman, from the October 26, 1929 issue of The New Yorker).
Have horrid habits;
Are pretty bad;
Have no religions;
Expose their knees;
Parade their sins;
Have damaged souls;
Are total losses;
Are dreadful rakes;
Won't say their prayers.
I'm shocked to see that unabridged zoölogies
Are still permitted in our schools and colleges!
It's what Simon & Garfunkle might have done if their "At The Zoo" had come from the Roaring Twenties.
Today, perhaps: "Rabbits have abusive habits; smoking shad makes you real glad; pigeons make flawed decisions; bees serve bourbon at their teas," etc.
Note to self: check out "At the Zoo!"
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