Herman Van Rompuy's Sad 'Even More Lonely' Twitter Haiku

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Herman Van Rompuy, the president of the European Council, seems a bit sad. In the wake of his failure to persuade EU leaders to agree to a budget, the former Belgian prime minister has expressed his mood in haiku poetry.

Herman Van Rompuy
Autumn end november: The night has fallen/The bare branches can be seen/Even more lonely

Haunting. It's even more morose when read in his native tongue. Poor Van Rompuy.

Herman Van Rompuy
Herfst eind november: De nacht is vallend./De kale takken zien er/Nog eenzamer uit.

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