That time of the season we’re fast moving towards:
When everyone talks of the acting awards.
Yes, clearly for drama it’s hard to exceed
Never miss a local story.
The well-polished acting this season will breed.
So hand out the statues: Best Twist in the Plot;
Best Acting as Someone You Clearly Are Not;
The Boldest; the Slyest; the Best of the Quips;
And add to the list for Best Sticking to Script.
These “Best of” awards are not cinema prizes;
They’re born of campaigning (which hardly surprises).
So ditch all the Hollywood; here is the reason:
They’re amateurs, see, with elections in season.
Don Munday, firstname.lastname@example.org