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.

Round 19 – Haiku Bob – in two minds

Haiku Bob finds some late winter sun as his Magpies eke out a hard fought win.

Round 18 – Haiku Bob – thin ice

Dead branches, ice, clouds – Haiku Bob knows a slump when he sees one.

Round 17 – Haiku Bob – players faintly

Haiku Bob finally brings himself to write about the Magpies’ decline and Maxwell’s departure.

Round 16 – Haiku Bob – tripping on waves

News has arrived in Lapland of Collingwood’s loss and the Little Master’s season demise. Haiku Bob reports from the Land of the Midnight Suns.

Round 15 – Haiku Bob – where the moon is

It’s all about the moon, the cold and beating the Blues in Haiku Bob’s take on the Collingwood v Carlton game

AFL Round 14 – Haiku Bob – Darkness Spills

Haiku Bob laments what might have been as darkness spills over his Magpies.

Round 13 -Collingwood v Western Bulldogs: Haiku Bob – fade to nothing

Sometimes even Pendlebury is not enough. Haiku Bob’s take on Collingwood’s shock loss to the Bulldogs.

AFL Round 12 – Haiku Bob – all the flow

On behalf of Floreat Pica, Haiku Bob reflects on the Queen’s Birthday clash.

AFL Round 11 – Haiku Bob – starting a fire

Haiku Bob celebrates the end of autumn and his Magpies artistry on Friday night.

AFL Round 10 – Haiku Bob – last quarter moon

Haiku Bob’s ethereal view of Collingwood v West Coast

AFL Round 9 – Haiku Bob – the yellow leaf

Haiku Bob distills the essence of Collingwood’s experience against Adelaide

AFL Round 7 – Haiku Bob: under the empty seats

This week’s Floreat Pica report is by Haiku Bob, who offers his unique interpretation of the old rivals’ clash.

AFL Round 6 – Haiku Bob: distant rumble

Haiku Bob reflects on the ANZAC Day clash at the MCG.

AFL Round 5 – Collingwood v North Melbourne: in sun or shade

Collingwood in the autumn but looking very spring.

Round 4 – Richmond v Collingwood: Haiku Bob – among the flotsam

Haiku Bob on Friday night’s rain-soaked game