Red carpet unrolled on the stage
veiled portrait appeared
the carpet of darkness.
Sea of humanity
Chief guest not yet arrived
he will be one hour late
an oracle of a voice
from the stage
stood up, jeered and walked out.
Chief guest arrived in a hurry
one hour behind schedule
he looked at the empty stadium
chief guest turned back to
unveil the portrait of his leader.
It was already unveiled by somebody
he stood wide eyed and looked around
no sign of organizers on the stage.
Chief guest rushed out blushing.
The portrait laughed at him
‘I did it myself’- the portrait told him in a loud voice.
Lights went out
Chief guest ran out.