Monday, January 16, 2012

Capture and Release


The pest control professionals
Patrolling in D.C.
Must capture rats with humane means,
Before they set them free.

Which may explain why Washington
Has seen a sharp increase,
In numbers of the animals
They capture and release.

Virginians think the recent law
Will make their state a base,
Where pest control professionals
Will dump the rodent race.

Their brave Attorney General
Has made a sacred vow,
To fight the law that makes the rat
The District’s sacred cow.

But for myself, the brave A.G.
Is just a little late,
For scores of politicians make
Their home within his state.

And if he wants to make a stand,
I think a better route,
Would be to mobilize the vote –
And throw the varmints out.

1 comment:

  1. I support the humane way of catching rodents. Although the release part should guarantee that they can't return to the city.

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