Saturday, November 29, 2008

craw's surreal mornin -
tentie o the watter
aneath the glaister

crow's surreal morning -
watching the water
beneath the ice
furst freest -
the postie's
crumpin fuitsteps

first frost -
the postman's
crackling footsteps

Friday, November 28, 2008

licht throuch cut-gless:
on a page o daith poems

light through cut-glass:
on a page of death poems

Thursday, November 27, 2008

amang the faw'n aipples
a faw'n simmer-

among the fallen apples
a fallen summer-

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

burthday -
the bodach coonts:
anither cairt less this year

birthday -
the old man counts:
another card less this year

Monday, November 24, 2008

at furst glisk
leukit lik a blink:
yin-e'ed bawdrons

at first glance
it seemed a wink:
one-eyed cat

Friday, November 21, 2008

in heich brainches:
a bad-losser's
fitbaw buits

in high branches:
a bad-loser's
football boots

Thursday, November 20, 2008

leafless aipple tree -
whigmaleeries hingin
reid an green

leafless apple tree -
baubles hanging
red and green

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

hern snokin
in a leam o sinsheen:
lang gowden neb

heron hunting
in a ray of sunshine:
long golden beak
sinny mornin -
the muin
sweirt tae lave

sunny morning -
the moon
reluctant to leave

Monday, November 17, 2008

leaves on the burn
birl an sneck:
dumfoonerin jeegsaw

leaves on the stream
spin and lock:
amazing jigsaw

Friday, November 14, 2008

whalp an poinsettia
govein at ilk ither:
tungs oot

pup and poinsettia
staring at each other:
tongues out

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

stour o's shock
ower -
a stilt yirdin'm

storm of his stroke
over -
a crutch earthing him
brust fitbaw -
a peerie laddie's
crumpilt neb

burst football -
a little boy's
crumpled face

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

fou muin -
his siller bugle:
lest post

full moon -
his silver bugle:
last post

Monday, November 10, 2008

remembrance gairden -
yirdit agane
aneath new leaves

remembrance garden -
buried again
beneath new leaves

Friday, November 07, 2008

frae the ferris wheel:
a wab

from the ferris wheel:
a web
throuch the haar
a yalla rose -
indian simmer

through the mist
a yellow rose -
indian summer
throuch the hairst leaves -
a crunklin lowe

through the autumn leaves -
a crackling fire

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

hairst waddin -
cluds o fite
a bob o pansies

autumn wedding -
clouds of white
a posy of pansies

Monday, November 03, 2008

indian simmer -
cowpt on the brod
a poke o leemons

indian summer -
spilled on the table
a bag of lemons

Saturday, November 01, 2008

anither yirdin -
on the claes line
naethin bit bleck claes

another funeral -
on the washing line
nothing but black clothes