Haiku Bob – Round 2: moon stranded

Easter Saturday
no signs of life
inside 50

 

 

 

dipping sun
we keep our noses
in front

 

 

 

player breaks his leg
a few twisted branches
exposed

 

 

 

twilight
a stray kick
scores a goal

 

 

 

makeshift forward line
the moon stranded
in the pocket

 

 

 

darkness closes in
the coach rearranges
the deck chairs

 

 

 

after the loss
one by one the stadium lights
go out

 

 

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About rob scott

Rob Scott (aka Haiku Bob) is a Melbourne-born resident of Sweden who spent his adolsecence in Queensland. He has also had stints in Japan and The Netherlands but calls Victoria Park home. He writes haiku in between teaching whisky and drinking English, or something like that.

Comments

  1. HB – on Easter Monday footy rose again!!

  2. Dips – Thanks to St Patrick and the Son of God. The rest look like the lost tribes of Israel. Delilah certainly gave Tommy Hawkins a haircut.

  3. haiku bob says:

    Easter Monday is becoming a religious experience.

  4. Jeff Kennett has risen from the dead. Say it isn’t true. Just when I started to warm to him for Beyond Blue, his troglodyte attitude to pokies and women (how’s that for being a mental health advocate?) WTF?
    Hawthorn are welcome to him. “A dog returning to his vomit.”

  5. Luke Reynolds says:

    Superb HB. The Titanic/Collingwood reference very apt.

  6. Stephen says:

    Whilst recently in New Zealand, I had decided to not access any news of round 2.
    But then, whilst driving, I saw a roadside sign with the words: Haiku Pathway.
    I was reminded that there is a Way – to seek passage, like Basho on the Road to the North Country, through the pathway of Haiku. In particular: yours.

    I agree with you and Luke about the deckchairs. But beyond one game or t’other, I join with the Pica fellowship in applauding your Way of trying to make sense of this thing called Faith.

  7. haiku bob says:

    Thanks Luke and Stephen.
    Stephen – thanks for the pic. I’ll try to add it to the site somewhere.
    Cheers,
    HB.

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