2009-10-28

Hockey Haiku


The visitors score
five goals in seven minutes:
the home fans throw beer.


Alliteration
aside, hockey and haiku
make an awkward match.


Zamboni on fire
melts ice in the arena:
now I see the floor.


Alton Thompson
© 2009



Photo: Kevin C Cox / Getty Images, 2008 / ESPN

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