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Wednesday, 23 May 2012

A Notion of Satire 3 - 3



#Monkey chop banana 
What is funny about that 
To make a song and laugh out loud 

Ask the politician if he gets offended 
When he is called names; names? how rude 
For what he does best; promises to change the world 

Lets just sweep the rest under the carpet 
Tidy up a bit, give that perception 
Hide our differences and short falls 

They will all be gone soon, farewell 
We can get back to normality as a community 
Just like they do, when we go and visit 

Tradition demands it 
And society does not object 
Perception is enough to live by 


#Monkey chop banana  
What is so funny about that 
To make a song and laugh out loud 

6 comments:

  1. fairly certain i commented on this one the other day...hard to tell with comment mod i do remember at least reading it...thanks for playing at TT and enjoy reading some of the other participants....

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  2. Had to read it twice, but then I really got it. Really, really got it and the satire is delicious.

    Well done!! Happy TT!

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  3. perception is not enough to live by...politicians are good at making promises but all they end up being is hot air on a summer day...they will be gone soon, ha, a revolving door...thanks for pointing out that this was a series...and i appreciated the email dialogue today as well man...sounds like you had a great trip...

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  4. It always helps to remember that politicians are only as good as the people that vote for them. I enjoyed the poem.

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  5. Very nice take...I guess its all perception when we vote politicians. But then again, i think it depends on the voters or community ~ You get what or who you deserve ~

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