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Monday, 19 July 2010

Haiku #208

Banks dumping sub-primes
dabbling in commodities -
Ooops, prices rising!

9 comments:

Gwei Mui said...

It's got an awful deja vu feeling to it!

Tommaso Gervasutti said...

Dear Dave, I really enjoyed First Car, First Love. The last couplet has a strong echo from Marvell's To His Coy Mistress, is that made on purpose?

TechnoBabe said...

Are banks dumping sub primes or refusing sub prime loans? I haven't been watching rates lately but the last I saw they were very low here. I hope they aren't heading back up already.

Kass said...

Dabbling and dumping -
Banks should take their business
to a different loo.

Gerry Snape said...

It opccured to me recently that we are once again ruled by the Barons.

Dave King said...

Gwei
Ooooh, I wish you hadn't said that - but I felt it too.

Tommaso
No, not intended, and I hadn't picked it up until I read your comment - for which, mighty thanks - but I get it now - and am not displeased by it...

TechnoBabe
Yes, I think you're right. They are refusing the loans - and gambling on commodities, wheat etc, instead

Kass
There's many a groan
a bank has caused
recalling a loan.

Gerry
Thinking about it... yes, you may well be right. Ouch!

Carl said...

the banks like the cockroaches will be here long after we are gone.

Derrick said...

Maybe you should drop a note to Mervyn King, Dave?!

Dave King said...

Carl
Unless, come the revolution...

Derrick
No sooner suggested than...