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My name is Zoom and I come from the Moon

Published: 2011-07-21
David Edelstein

Space command to Zoom
All systems are go for your message to Laura!

Hey, Laura!
It’s your birthday!
I’m in charge of the stars
And I’m here to say,
‘cause Laura,
You’re the BIG STAR today!

My name is Zoom
And I live on the moon
But I came down to earth
Just to sing you this tune
Hey, Laura,
It’s your birthday today!

A present for you
I wanted to find
An outerspace creature
A one of a kind!
A wild whop or a kukelchoo,
An apple drop or a buzzardstew
Or maybe a 3-eyed tickleshay
For your birthday

Did you ask:
“uh, what’s a kukelchoo?”
Well, up on the moon it’s nothing new
But that won’t do for you,
On your birthday!

I searched behind the clouds and stars
I even zoomed my bike to Mars
And met my friend the saucer man
And he said:
“Hey Zoom I got the bestest plan!
What your friend needs is something new,
So how about a song, just from YOU?”

And so tonight when you’re in bed
I’ll be singing to you as I zoom overhead
Singing, Laura! Happy Birthday
Singing, Laura! Happy Birthday
Singing, Laura! Happy Birthday

To you!

Happy Birthday, Laura!
See you next year!