Round 11 – Haiku Bob: bits of space

 

first goal—
how the drudgery of the week
ends

 

déjà vu—
Daicos lifts
my mood

 

clouds on clouds—
defenders finding bits of space
out of none

 

nature calls
the muffled sound of the goal
I miss

 

half-time
my daughter and her friend
compare nails

 

game in the balance
each twist
in the winter branches

 

half-light
as shadows grow
our lead dwindles

 

final siren
I am that child
eating jam donuts

 

 

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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.

Comments

  1. Thank you (again) HB.
    I can’t seem to add the photographic image here,
    but will try to paint it anyway:

    In the last roll of the dice,
    Taylor Adams grabs Silvagni’s arm and kicking leg
    Whilst our Jezza leaps from a distant suburb to smother.
    The decisive moment.

    A match-wining goal
    is thus thwarted
    by two game-saving heroics.

    Heart-stopping and heart-warming.
    Like those jam donuts.

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