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A few days ago, for some odd reason, I was thinking of writing haikus about the recession. I got busy and didn’t do it. Then today, I see that Planet Money is inviting recession haikus, so I was re-inspired. And you’re welcome to join the economic blog haiku party.
Haiku, remember, is 17 syllables in three lines. Five the first line, seven the second and five again in the third. Here are some of mine:
They sound good, don’t they, my sweet?
Check the couch for change
Poor I’m now, rich once was I
Park the RV, dear
Will bag food with cane
Stimulate me, please
Oh, get out of the gutter
I just want a job
Have at it…
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