Haiku Bob – Round 8: moments that linger

Haiku Bob recreates the tension of an unexpectedly close day at the footy.

Haiku Bob – Round 7: nature calls

Haiku Bob is grappling with more than football.

Haiku Bob – Round 6: glimpses of me

Haiku Bob offers mere glimpses through the Essendon v Collingwood maelstrom, cherished that they are

Haiku Bob – Round 5 – secretly hoping

A strong Pies performance has Haiku Bob thinking of better times.

Haiku Bob – Round 4: the probability of falling leaves

As is his peripatetic wont, Haiku Bob travelled to the Philippines this week to attend his brother’s wedding. And, in true Collingwood style, he managed to keep track of the game, or at least bits of it, amidst the clouds of confetti.

2009 Round 4 – Brisbane v Collingwood: Magic Medhurst beats flood by surfing it

Both Haiku Bob and the Almanac have traveled far since HB wrote his first match report, in Round 4 2009. It turned out to be good weather for trout farming. And Pies.

Haiku Bob – Round 3: such is life

It started with high hopes but ended with an early exit. Haiku Bob gives his unique take on the Grand Final rematch.

Haiku Bob – Round 2: old enough

Haiku Bob, photographic words reflecting a thought, a scene, and the footy.

Round 1 – Haiku Bob – remnants of last year

Haiku Bob is back.

The 2018 AFL Grand Final Haiku Kukai: The Far End of the Stadium

Haiku Bob convened the seventh annual Grand Final Kukai – this time from the MCG! With the Pies in it! He was one of numerous contributors.

Haiku Bob – Preliminary Final: cupped in prayer

Haiku Bob, hands unwittingly in prayer, savours the joy.

Haiku Bob – Round 21: first buds

Blooming good time for Haiku Bob this week!

Haiku Bob- Round 20: breaking up

Haiku Bob on losing a close one, and breaking up.

Haiku Bob – Round 18 – all the way home

A win follows Haiku Bob all the way home.

Haiku Bob – Round 17 – a patch of brilliance

A patch of brilliance, Haiku Bob at a loss!

Haiku Bob – Round 16 – dusk fills the air

It appears to be poetry in motion for Collingwood at the moment. Here’s Haiku Bob’s Round 16 poem.

Haiku Bob – Round 15 – towers ablaze

A different style poem from Haiku Bob this week but one that encapsulates the mood of happy Pies fans at the moment.

Haiku Bob – Round 14 – out of the blue

Haiku Bob’s in again to condense Round 14 into that most efficient of the poetry styles that he does so well

Haiku Bob – Round 12: breaking lines

A great day for haiku: a birthday, a stiff breeze, a tall Yank, a Pie win. See what Haiku Bob spotted.

Haiku Bob – Round 11 – all those things

Round 11 gets the haiku bob treatment