Haiku Bob – Round 9 – What light there is

Haiku Bob and his unique take on the Pies win against the Cats in Round 9.

Haiku Bob – Round 8 – Light at one end

Haiku Bob and his unique take on the Pies round 8 win.

Haiku Bob – Round 6 – Still clings slowly

Haiku Bob his take on the Pies loss against the Eagles.

Haiku Bob – Round 5: A Different Pitch

Haiku Bob sums up Anzac Day.

Round 3 – Haiku Bob – At Least the Moon

Haiku Bob summarises Round 3 in his inimitable way.

Haiku Bob – Round 1 – On holiday

Haiku Bob interrupts his family holiday in Bali to watch the Pies continue theirs.

Parades and Brightly Coloured Men – The 2015 AFL Grand Final Haiku Kukai

Haiku Bob convened the fourth annual Grand Final haiku kukai which brought contributions from around the world. Here are some of the 200 poems that were written.

Haiku Bob – Round 23 – gone too soon

Haiku Bob on the Pies loss in the Final round of 2015.

Haiku Bob – Round 22: edge of night

The Pies come to play on a Friday night on the eve of Spring.

Haiku Bob – Round 21 – disembodied

Muddy paths and cold, empty seats. The Magpies’ season ending loss to Richmond leaves Haiku Bob despondent.

Haiku Bob – Round 20 – mothballs

Has there been a more frustrating season for Magpie fans than 2015? Haiku Bob contemplates another ‘honourable loss’ that effectively ends the Pies’ hopes of a place in September

Haiku Bob – Round 18 – laid up on the wing

Taking his lead this week from E regnans’ Floreat Pica Society review of Melbourne v Collingwood, and dreaming The Drones’ magnificent track, Shark Fin Blues, Haiku Bob brings you your weekly footy Haiku fix.

Haiku Bob – Round 17: the last break

It’s still summer holidays in Sweden and Haiku Bob has been whiling away the days in the Stockholm archipelago which, along with the 5.10 am kick-off (!), has crept its way into some of this week’s haiku….

Haiku Bob – Round 15 – Steady Drip

Three straight defeats and nobody up forward “except bloody Jesse White”… the rains are falling on Haiku Bob’s Magpies.

Haiku Bob – Round 14 – just another day

Haiku Bob’s meditation on Phil Walsh and Collingwood’s mighty effort against Hawthorn. Two events not mutually exclusive.

Round 13 – Haiku Bob: through the lines

Haiku Bob’s response to a tight contest in Perth.

Haiku Bob – Round 11 – fifty the sky

The moments when silence says it all: Haiku Bob on the lengthening winter shadows that oversee a Collingwood victory.

Round 9 – Haiku Bob: sun in the clouds

Weather. Pies. Dane Swan. Victory.

Haiku Bob – Round 8 – wherever you look

What a difference a week makes: “10 goals up/We start talking again/About the future.”

Round 7 – Richmond v Collingwood: Haiku Bob – So We Tell Ourselves

That Confucius of Concision is at it again, this time from international Krakow.