Almanac Poetry: ‘Chicken’ Smallhorn

A poem about the legendary Fitzroy champ, Wilfred ‘Chicken’ Smallhorn, by Stephen Whiteside.

Almanac Poetry: ‘Another A to Z of Footballers Past’

Kevin Densley has produced another footballing A-Z in verse.

Almanac (Footy) Poetry – The Rhymer: August Reality

As August dawns on us tomorrow and hopeful footy fans count down until September – is your team in the ‘August Reality’ camp that The Rhymer so eloquently describes?

Almanac (Footy) Poetry – The Rhymer: The Coach’s Dream

The Rhymer ponders what makes a coach’s perfect player in his latest poem.

Almanac (Footy) Poetry – Fluoro Boots

The Rhymer warns of the perils of wearing fluro footy boots.

The Common Denominator

A quatrain by Damian Balassone, an ode to Wayne Johnston.

Almanac Footy Poetry: “Manacunna,” by Ian Bland

We’re lucky today at the Almanac to share the poetry of Ian Bland. Check out this rollicking tale of Manacunna.
“The town of Manacunna, in the far west of the state
Had, outside of football, little cause to celebrate…”

This Comment Deserves its Own Post – An Ode to the Swans

Birds of a feather are sticking together. The Swans in verse

The 4th Annual AFL Grand Final Haiku Kukai

If it is precise, artistic, original coverage of the upcoming Grand Final you are after, it will be hard to go past the 4th Annual AFL Grand Final Haiku Kukai. Check out the details here.