Round 5 – Haiku Bob: the little good

 

gritty defeat
making stock
from the bones

 

 

 

long after birds
the chirping
of the umpire’s whistle

 

 

 

waiting
for the jam to set
we get the wobbles

 

 

 

the lull
of the crowd
Howe mid-leap

 

 

 

waxing moon—
the Daicos boys emerging
from their shadow

 

 

 

shorter days—
in a flash
they get away from us

 

 

 

whisky—
the little good it does me
after a loss

 

 

 

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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. Love it, HB

  2. Bill Wootton says

    that one about the ump’s whistle chirping long after birds yep

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