Finals Week 2 – Haiku Bob – a bit of life ends


season ending loss—
the sourdough starter
smells like vomit



two metres apart
and the rest—
no one picks up Ablett



falling way behind—
the four walls
close in



it’s good to be alone—
semi-final loss



a bit of life ends and ends badly



despite the loss
my head still in the clouds—



from today
one less nook of cheer—
this itchy beard





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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. Nicole Kelly says

    I felt the walls closing too. Urrghh. Well put, but painful, Rob.

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