Round 1 – Haiku Bob – remnants of last year

 

another crushing loss

the child in my child

disappearing

 

 

 

autumn…

a Sherrin joins

the night sky

 

 

 

round one

packed house music

to my ears

 

 

 

sultry night…

Pendlebury slows down

everything

 

 

 

night sounds –

the baying crowd

ripples the stadium

 

 

 

a kick to tie the game equinox

 

 

 

dead leaves –

remnants of last year

linger

 

 

About rob scott

Rob Scott (aka Haiku Bob) is a Melbourne-born resident of Sweden who spent his adolsecence in Queensland. He has also had stints in Japan and The Netherlands but calls Victoria Park home. He writes haiku in between teaching whisky and drinking English, or something like that.

Comments

  1. Pressure cooker –
    the hunter swoops
    HAWKINS!!!

  2. DBalassone says

    ‘Crushing loss.’ Ain’t that the truth Haiku Bob. 6 months to get over the GF, only to lose exactly the same way in Round 1.

  3. Magpies
    And old habits
    Returning to their nest

    Eagles caught
    In reflected sun
    Vulnerable to prey

  4. When asked as to when
    Sagrada Familia
    would be completed,

    Architect, Gaudi,
    said that his client was not
    in such a hurry.

    Like that grand old church,
    perhaps, too, our loyalties:
    – unfinishable …

  5. haiku bob says

    Aaahhhhhhhh 5-7-5…
    they sure were the good ‘ol days
    it counts for nothing

    about Gaudi though
    now there’s a guy who could’ve
    played for Collingwood

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