Monday, June 27, 2016

eenin dander  -
soond o
runchin snails

evening stroll  -
sound of
crunching snails

Saturday, June 25, 2016

nems aye thair
on the tree  -
the hert swallin

initials still there
on the tree  -
the heart swelling

Monday, June 20, 2016

schuil sports-day  -
the swith o fuit
ootrinnin the weet

school sports-day  -
the fleet of foot
outrunning the rain

Sunday, June 19, 2016

faither's day  -
yin hunkers on the plainstanes
weet fouin's Tassie

father's day  -
one sits on the pavement
rain filling his cup
bygaun the  winnock
a fou muin peeps in

passing the window
a full moon peers in

Saturday, June 18, 2016

slidderin athort
the ice-rink winnock  -

sliding across
the ice-rink window  -

Thursday, June 16, 2016

happin'm in's
Kirstenin mantie
...cumulus cluds

wrapping him
in his Christening shawl
...cumulus clouds
juist anither fursday  -
weet stapt, burds chirmin,
a life-hauder turnt aff

just another thursday  -
rain stopped, birds singing,
a life-support switched off

oot frae a snawy perk
a hauflin
...baird trim

out from a snowy field
a youth
...beard trim

Saturday, June 11, 2016

sic dafferie!
sic sport!
...bluid on the causey

such fun!
such sport!
...blood on the street

(Euro 2016)