Tuesday, July 29, 2014

fush-cadger's van
reekin o the sea -
maws in'ts wauk




fishmonger's van
smelling of the sea -
gulls in its wake

Monday, July 28, 2014

butterie -
ilka vaig
a daunce




butterfly -
every journey
a dance

Sunday, July 27, 2014

wild-flooer seeds
fund in's pooch
...bydein resurrectioun




wild-flower seeds
found in his pocket
...awaiting resurrection

Saturday, July 26, 2014

yin
bygaun thocht:
clud




one
passing thought:
cloud
picnic -
butterflies and
flies in the butter


(Winner CCK#52 (play on words)

Friday, July 18, 2014

granbairn
rins skirlin -
ghaists amang the waashin




grandchild
runs screaming -
ghosts amongst the washing

Friday, July 11, 2014

fremmit flooers -
a reid admiral
sattles on ma guidwife




exotic flowers -
a red admiral
settles on my wife

Monday, June 30, 2014

faither's bothy -
bottle scrievit 'weed killer'
reekin o fusky




father's hut -
bottle marked 'weed killer'
smelling of whisky