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 on the Pies loss in the Final round of 2015.
The Pies come to play on a Friday night on the eve of Spring.
Muddy paths and cold, empty seats. The Magpies’ season ending loss to Richmond leaves Haiku Bob despondent.
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
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.
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….
Three straight defeats and nobody up forward “except bloody Jesse White”… the rains are falling on Haiku Bob’s Magpies.
Haiku Bob’s meditation on Phil Walsh and Collingwood’s mighty effort against Hawthorn. Two events not mutually exclusive.
Haiku Bob’s response to a tight contest in Perth.
The moments when silence says it all: Haiku Bob on the lengthening winter shadows that oversee a Collingwood victory.
Weather. Pies. Dane Swan. Victory.
What a difference a week makes: “10 goals up/We start talking again/About the future.”
That Confucius of Concision is at it again, this time from international Krakow.
Haiku Bob muses on Collingwood’s fall from grace against the Cats.
Haiku Bob tells the story of Carlton’s loss to Collingwood in – not surprisingly – Haiku.
“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.
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….
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.