Round 13 -Collingwood v Western Bulldogs: Haiku Bob – fade to nothing


winter chill –

the shock

of a shock defeat





thick sky

the coach’s message

not getting through





sun between clouds

I have a bad feeling

about this





3 goals down

sinking further

into the couch





shorter days

we start playing well

too late






even Pendlebury

is not enough




loss to bottom team

the problems of the world

fade to nothing




bare trees

the coach says

we’ll bounce back


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. Phil Dimitriadis says

    HB, Bucks won’t be judged until at least 2016. Hope he gets it together before then!

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