MisPriced

February 27, 2017, Prescott-

A little observation about the Academy Awards:

Seems there was confusion about envelopes.

Perhaps colour-coding is in order.

Colour was, in itself, not an issue tonight.

The ceremony was bathed in full Moonlight.

The auditors, though, remained in LaLa Land,

jarred only by the stunned expression

on the face of Warren Beatty,

and the concern for justice,

in the eyes of Emma Stone.

Mahershala Ali calmly waited his turn,

knowing, in his heart of hearts,

that the prize was his own.

The gauntlet has now been run,

and the people have won.

Oscar is no longer a grouch,

the voice of reason has spoken out.

Facing reality has trumped sweet escape.

Several notions of beauty,

now leave the beholder agape.

4 thoughts on “MisPriced

  1. So very true Gary. I didn’t get the chance to watch the Oscars, since we were on the plane. But from the news I gathered, there was a lot that happened. 🙂

  2. Like your take on it. I don’t watch those people. I get too annoyed. 😛 I’ll let you be the voice of reason and tell me about it. 🙂

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