Friday, March 06, 2015

babbie apens'r ee
a glisk a lift
whaur twa doos flee

baby opens an eye
I see a sky
where two pigeons fly
fou muin  -
a hameless chiel's ashet
slaikit clean

full moon  -
a homeless man's plate
licked clean

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

wund throuch
the refugee camp  -
orchestrae o banes

wind through
the refugee camp  -
orchestra of bones
fooneral Mass -
in the bicker
a deid flee

funeral Mass -
in the chalice
a dead fly

Monday, March 02, 2015

blue bonnets
yammer an taisle  -
time tae hing the nest-box

blue tits
chatter an tease  -
time to hang the nest-box

Sunday, March 01, 2015

the pipies
new bairn  -
reid plufft chafts

the piper's
new baby  -
red puffed cheeks

Thursday, February 26, 2015

mageecian bairn
apens a fan o deuks
at'r feet

magician child
opens a fan of ducks
at her feet

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

fou o tears
the ingan
an me

full of tears
the onion
and I

Thursday, February 19, 2015

voar sinsheen  
the maple's brainches skimmer  -
auld banes wairmin

spring sunshine
the maples branches glitter  -
old bones warming