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Monday, December 23, 2013

Fontana the mayor

To the tune of "Frosty the Snowman"

Fontana the mayor was a jolly happy soul,
With a pension plan and expense account,
He was really on a roll.

Fontana the mayor is a scary tale they say
He put on a show but the people know
How he lost their trust one day.

There must have been some magic in that charity he had;
He sent so many tax receipts
It made the tax man mad.

Oh, Fontana the MP was as smart as he could be.
The Marconi Club say he would rent and not pay.
But send the bill to you and me.

Thumpety thump thump, Thumpety thump thump,
Look at Trinity grow!
Thumpety thump thump, Thumpety thump thump,
'Til the CRA said "No."

Fontana the mayor knew that things would be hot that day.
So he said "Let's run and we'll have some fun,
Now before I’m put away."

Down to the boundary, an eraser in his hand,
Running up and down all around the town
Crying, “I’ll include your land!”

He led them through the suburbs too, right to the UGB.
And he only paused a moment when he heard them holler "Flee!"

For Fontana the mayor had to hurry to his trial.
But he said “So long; I did nothing wrong.
I'll be back in a little while.”

Thumpety thump thump, thumpety thump thump,
Look at Fontana go.
Thumpety thump thump, thumpety thump thump,
With developers in tow.


Kallie said...

You now have a second profession as a poet. Penny Kemp watch out.

Thanks for the chuckles on a dull and dreary day Gina.

Barry Wells said...

Good one, Gina!

billy said...

Love it! Merry Christmas Gina!