Round 1 – Haiku Bob: laid bare


COVID crowd —
we get ushered
to our respective clusters


fans back in the stands —
I listen
to the goals


first game of the year
my dying tomato plants


early deficit —
the colour leaves
the sky


goal square empty —
a spearhead
once lived here


fallen leaves —
Collingwood’s frailties
laid bare


final siren —
the shape
of the ‘G




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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. John Butler says

    Welcome to 2021 HB.

    Looking forward to my own ‘G return tomorrow.

    One of us will be happy afterwards.


  2. Bulldogs led all night
    I’m anxious, greedy for more
    unconvincing win

  3. Nice observations, HB

  4. haiku bob says

    Call it as I see it Smokie.


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