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Thursday, April 15, 2010
Haiku in the EU
Herman Van Rompuy's day job is president of the European Council--so he's more or less the president of the European Union. But after the day's travails, he likes to unwind by composing haiku, 17-syllable poems. His efforts have been collected into a book, which came out this month. To better reach Europeans of all stripes, the poems were published in English, French, Dutch, German and Latin. For the Pope, I guess.