Occupy Wall Street - In Haiku

Occupy Wall Street
We Are 99 Percent
We Will Eat the Rich

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That's my haiku for what seems to be the dominant financial story in America at the moment.

But my poem may not be technical enough for an economist.

The Economist is posting a contest by the Kauffman Foundation, which has asked top economic bloggers to describe their outlook through haiku (5-7-5 syllables).

The entries run the gamut from poetic, like this one from Arthur Diamond:

jobs and Jobs are gone
need more Jobs to get more jobs
innovate to grow

Ryan Avent's haiku is more political:

Double dip at bay
Despite moronic Congress
Europe sinks us all

I don't even know what Eli Dourado is talking about in this technical haiku:

Revenge of the Nerds
ZMP can't outcompete
Very small shell scripts

Finally, some are pretty funny. Here's Felix Salmon's:

No one has a job
Except econobloggers
And they're not paid much

You can vote for your favorite here.

Mine may be the one written by Glen Whitman:

Economy sucks?
New policies shake things up!
Causing more suckage

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