Round 19 – Haiku Bob: night squall

 

no goals
the pressure
of the moon

 

 

 

winter night
the sound of an empty
forward line

 

 

 

night squall
beyond it the cry
of a magpie

 

 

 

8 goals down
the creep
of my other life

 

 

 

breaking
our silence
a goal

 

 

 

rotting leaves
a goal in the last quarter
none of us cheer

 

 

 

after the loss
wondering if I could marry
this girl on the train

 

 

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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.

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