Treasure Island

Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

(June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

The Election set a trend


Despite dismal performances,
The mule has been reelected
By the mixed population
Of horses and mules in the stable.

The whole mules voted for the mule.
The opponent horse lost the race.
The horses divided themselves
And voted on ideology.

The victory of the mule is
Due more to the racial backing
Than to the performance reckoning,
An ugly trend set for the first time.
08.11.2012

Submitted: Thursday, November 08, 2012
Edited: Thursday, November 08, 2012

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