Round 15 – Haiku Bob – as the crow flies

 

 

winter afternoon
everything but the crowd
silent

 

 

a leaf twirls
Bobby Hill dances
and goals

 

 

sunny outer
players hug
the boundary line

 

 

as the crow flies nick daicos

 

 

winter sun
gnarly shadows snatch
at Daicos

 

 

waxing moon
we increase the lead
by a point

 

 

somewhere between
one Daicos and the next
I have become old

 

 

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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. Mark Duffett says

    Thursday night Gabba
    Sub-stand screen, Smith a hundred
    Sharing the moment.

  2. Jim Kesselschmidt says

    Marvellous Haiku Bob. My wife (an Essendon supporter) and my sister in law a Collingwood supporter both loved it, as I did.

    “A leaf twirls
    Bobby Hill dances
    and goals”

    “Somewhere between
    One Daicos and the next
    I have become old”

    Just magnificent HB, congratulations, some fine writing

  3. Jane Greenwood says

    I loved this – and yes, the twiring leaves and dancing Bobby Hill, and how to grow old Daicosly, just terrific. Thanks!

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