A prophecy


If I had a prophecy
It might relate to idiocy
Of the immense bureaucracy
Inherent in our democracy

If in fact my prophecy
Did not predict plutocracy
But instead a meritocracy
I would not be guilty of hypocrisy

What I lack in diplomacy
I also lack in delicacy
Because there’s bound to be a conspiracy
And an associated fallacy

But I suspect my prophecy
Is directed at the aristocracy
Whose creaking old gerontocracy
Lacks all useful advocacy

I sincerely hope my prophecy
Lacks the necessary efficacy
To become my ultimate legacy
For that would be sheer lunacy !

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About TI

TI is based in Auckland, New Zealand. TI's somewhat eclectic interests include (but are certainly not limited to) legal humour (the law can be funny), good wine, the search for the best possible chocolate, alcoholic beverages, travel, commercial aircraft, photography, weird news stories and classical music.
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