Larry the LionLarry the lion was a choleric fellow,
the only thing that soothed him was the sound of his cello.
He played concertos all day and sonatas all night,
all the other animals hid out of sight.
For everyone knew not to interrupt Larry,
'cause a big angry lion is extremely scary!
Larry's favorite songs were the long depressing ones.
To him, sad wailing notes were the most fun.
When Larry would ask, animals said he played well,
but what they truly thought, they'd never tell.
One day Ambrose Aardvark moved into the jungle.
He soon heard the sounds of a gorgeous cello.
The music was perfect, not once did it jumble,
it was soothing depressing and even mellow.
The tiny creature was incandescently happy.
Finally, a fellow musician that didn't sound sappy!
For the aardvark was a master viola player,
And the sounds of viola and cello perfectly layer.
"A duet is in order!" he said, filled with glee.
"I've found the right someone to play with me!"
"Together we'd be the best duo around,
every note we w