Haiku Bob – Round 20 – mothballs


mothballs ~
the moon disappears
behind a cloud




Pendlebury fumbles
it turns out
we are not alone




half-moon ~
again we hit the front
and fall behind again


missed goal ~
I run my fingers through
my bald head




48 years old ~
still wishing I could kick
like I wish they could kick




season over ~
all the flowers in the vase




late winter
after the final siren
staring at nothing

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. Superb HB. Running your fingers through your bald head. Sadly I know what that’s like.

  2. Phillip Dimitriadis says

    Ditto Dips. That’s why I take worry beads to every game. Nice one HB. 2016 looms as a big one for CFC. Can they rise to the expectations?

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