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.

Haiku Bob – Round 6 – cracking boughs

Haiku Bob muses on Collingwood’s fall from grace against the Cats.

Haiku Bob – Round 5 – evenly spaced

Haiku Bob tells the story of Carlton’s loss to Collingwood in – not surprisingly – Haiku.

Round 4 – Essendon v Collingwood: As Far As The Sky

“Drop punt goes as far/As the sky”. The Master of Concision, Haiku Bob, makes a welcome return with his unique take on the big ANZAC Day clash.

Round 2 – Haiku Bob: Rooted in the square

Haiku Bob is back with his poetic take on Collingwood’s loss to the Crows. The ghost of Daicos would have been handy roaming the half forward flank….

Hamstrings and Bedsprings – AFL Grand Final Haiku Kukai

When too much haiku is never enough, its the Grand Final haiku-athon. When haikusters (haikuers?-Ed) from around the globe gather to celebrate the power of big meanings in small verses.

Round 23 – Haiku Bob – down to earth

Rob Scott writes in from the Last Haiku Saloon where spring refuses to bloom for his Magpies this season.

Round 22 – Haiku Bob – filling holes

Haiku Bob is (pleasantly) surprised to find himself penning a winning Haiku for his Magpies in the wet in Sydney.

Round 21 – Haiku Bob – all the clocks

Clocks, petals, a door. Haiku Bob tries to make sense of another Collingwood loss.

Round 20 – Haiku Bob – cusp of spring

Haiku Bob gazes upon a Super Moon, and a Magpie loss.