This regal lion is the keeper of the Arctic Circle’s key.
His name is Leo and he is JingleNog’s emcee,
charged with welcoming all visiting company,
and entertaining travelling dignitaries.
Crowned before he was fully grown,
dust has grown thick on this king’s throne,
for a life of service is all King Leo has ever known.
Leo’s quiet strength and generosity are renowned,
only acts and decrees of kindness this king performs.
This gentle lion speaks only intone,
has never growled or thrown a stone,
and he spreads peace, love and cheer to every home.