Haiku Bob Round 20: somewhere the moon


winter rain —

the ball tossed between bodies

of water



somewhere the moon —

Port players have trouble

finding the ball



soggy night —

Blair uses his

lack of height



night rain —

Collingwood players

add to the glitter



non-stop rain —

a dyke erected

across the half-back line



long winter —

the ball stained

with Swan’s foot



20 goal win

adding years

to my life



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. I hope that big hairy Moon is somewhere close in round 24 and perhaps a few weeks beyond, Rob.

    Some of those stars may see stars.

    (Is a dyke an igneous intrusion?)

  2. i believe you’re right phanto.
    i have a soft spot for dykes.
    they kept me alive for 6 years in holland.

  3. By the way Rob;

    I would score that verse as one of your finest.

    Hows that for an olive leaf going into the finals?

  4. nice try phanto.

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