AFL Round 19 – Collingwood v Essendon: slowly finding form


football season –
a bleak afternoon
turns brilliant



winter clouds slowly finding form



heavy underfoot
the Bombers
losing ground



blanket of cloud
before you know it
5 goals clear



drug rumours
the Bombers
can’t settle



steady rain
Pendlebury running



nearing spring
an old dream



About rob scott

Rob Scott (aka Haiku Bob) is a peripatetic haiku poet who calls Victoria Park home. He writes haiku in between teaching whisky and drinking English, or something like that.


  1. Love the dual meanings in haiku. “Can’t settle”. “Finding form”. Context gives them so many different meanings and points of reference for the reader – footy, life and nature.
    Thanks HB

  2. DBalassone says

    Love it HB. Beautiful stuff! I was back at the game visualising it all.

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