End of the Year Haiku Submissions:
Since 2004, the Rude Pundit has ended every year with a whisper in a series of simple haiku. He'll be doing that again this week, and he's once again opening this up to rude readers to contribute their own three line, five-syllable, seven-syllable, five-syllable poems to reflect on this grand and awful year.

Here's an example:
My 401K
Is a sheet of blank paper
Against a white wall.

Submit yours to rudepundit_at_yahoo(dot)com. The best will be posted on Wednesday or Thursday.