AFLW Round 4 – Haiku Bob: blunt sounds




watching girls

watching women

hunt the Sherrin




roof closed

the blunt sounds

of footy




north wind

we’re playing well, really well

but losing




sunset’s changing hues

the star returns with her nose

bandaged up




moth dust

our team looked better

on paper




the warmth

of the night gone

5 goals down




we go down fighting

one side of my daughter’s face





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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 it Rob.

  2. John Butler says

    “we’re playing well, really well

    but losing”

    Gold. :)

  3. Colin Ritchie says

    Delightful as always HB!

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