Round 18 – Haiku Bob: slammed shut


early lead
a magpie
on the fence post


empty stadium
a free kick
no-one saw


early magnolias –
the rookie kicks three
in the first half


closed borders
all avenues to goal
slammed shut


lead gone –
I turn down
the commentary


covid silence
another goal to them
deepens it


to move on
Silvagni takes a hanger



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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. haiku bob says

    Covid and Collingwood. Don’t know what’s worse.


  2. HB, here’s what could be worse – getting beaten by Port Adelaide wearing their prison bar gear!

  3. Daryl Schramm says

    empty stadium
    a free kick
    no-one saw

    So good!

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