Monday, November 30, 2009

fou muin:
preese tae gae intil
the fite gairden

full moon:
press to enter
the white garden

Sunday, November 29, 2009

rodside siesta -
amang the leemons

roadside siesta -
among the lemons

Saturday, November 28, 2009

ower the kirkyaird waa
a lown sey
boatties at rist

over the churchyard wall
a calm sea
boats at rest

Friday, November 27, 2009

gove seywarts -
skimmer i thair een

old men
gaze seawards -
glitter in their eyes

Thursday, November 19, 2009

leaves faw
ontae the puil

leaves fall
onto the pool

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

thair laddie deid
...aye settin the brod
fir threy

their son dead
...still setting the table
for three

Saturday, November 14, 2009

tichtenin bowts
oan the ferris wheel:
fankilt skirls lowsit

tightening bolts
on the ferris wheel:
trapped screams freed

Friday, November 13, 2009

Yule treen
daikert - reid
aipples hing i the orchard

Christmas trees
decorated - red
apples hang in the orchard
daunerin oot
wi thair new bairn -
oosie cluds panderin

strolling out
with their new baby -
fluffy clouds drifting

Thursday, November 12, 2009

throuch the treen
the wund
threipin an aul sang

through the trees
the wind
telling an old story

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

tirran's smirk -
o pikit weer

tyrant's smile -
of barbed wire

Monday, November 09, 2009

freest -
follaein a sinblink
throuch skitie causeys

frost -
following a sunbeam
through slippery streets

Saturday, November 07, 2009

swans -
twa cailleachs

swans -
two old ladies

Thursday, November 05, 2009

abuin the burn:
siller simmersets

above the stream:
silver somersaults
leaves jyne
fern year's leaves -
maitin the ruit

leaves join
last year's leaves -
feeding the root

Sunday, November 01, 2009

hallae e'en
ghaist at the winnock
...fou muin

ghost at the window
...full moon