Ten minutes too much

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Cecil Rajendra was inspired to write this poem after some politicians protested that the ten minutes allocated to make party political broadcasts over TV is not enough time.

10-minutes

Ten minutes not enough?

Ten minutes of mumbo-jumbo
Ten minutes of promises – hollow

Ten minutes of chest-thumping
Ten minutes of opponent-bashing

Ten minutes of drivel
Ten minutes of twaddle

Ten minutes of grandstanding
Ten minutes of sloganeering

Ten minutes of bullshit & baloney
Ten minutes of hot air & quackery

Ten minutes of self-advertisement
Ten minutes of self-congratulation

Ten minutes of bombast & bluster
Ten minutes of platitudes & propaganda

What, ten minutes not enough?
i say, ten minutes is ten minutes too much!

Cecil Rajendra

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