Tuesday, July 07, 2020

frae the
hazel tree
bleckie's luve sang

from the
hazel tree
black bird's love song

Saturday, July 04, 2020

blythefou swallae
loopin throuch
a mairchless lift

happy swallow
looping through
a borderless sky

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

sumhin's dee'd  -
simmer flooers growe
throuch the banes

something's died  -
summer flowers grow
through the bones

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

deuks fleet intae
a sinblink - becumin
whit a sinblink's becum

ducks float into
a sunbeam  -  becoming
what a sunbeam's become

Saturday, June 20, 2020

pandemic  -  the day
e'en the craw
muives twa metres awa

pandemic  -  today
even the crow
moves two metres away

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

shaucht fause-face  -
throuch the haar
a bleckie chirmin

discarded face-mask  -
through the mist
a blackbird trilling

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

lockdoon easement
brickies back tae wark  -
thair rousty truans

lockdown easing
bricklayers back to work  -
their rusty trowels