Season of economic metaphor

Monday, November 26, 2012 | 0 comments »

Haiku black-belt Herman van Rompuy has been waxing lyrical again.

His latest 17-syllable masterpiece is entitled 'Autumn end November':

"The night has fallen
The bare branches can be seen
Even more lonely."

For poems on autumn, the likes of Keats and Prevert are a tough act to follow .

And thanks to serendipitous timing, this is how pomme de terre @euHvR's effort appeared in BM's twitter feed, right next to some perhaps appropriate further reading from Prospect Magazine: