Wednesday, April 28, 2010

happit in a sloom -
panderin muin

wrapped in sleep -
drifting moon

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

thrang amang's branderin
...craw reddin rice

busy amongst his tubes
...crow arranging twigs

Monday, April 26, 2010

magnolia tree
throuch the winnock

magnolia tree
through the window

Sunday, April 25, 2010

draigon-fleein -
faither hauds's laddie's

kite-flying -
father holds his son's

(2nd place Caribbean kukai #12)

Thursday, April 22, 2010

tai chi
aneath the treen -
the hern hings on yin tram

tai chi
beneath the trees -
the heron balances on one leg

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

wark sang:
bummers souch
throuch the gairden

work song:
bees drone
through the garden

Saturday, April 17, 2010

the hameless wifie
trauchles -
pokes fou o wund

the homeless lady
trudges -
bags full of wind

Friday, April 16, 2010

deid tod -
wund herps
throuch its banes

dead fox -
wind harps
through its bones
o the turtles soomin -
monks' bauldie-heids

the turtles swimming -
monks' bald heads

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

twa eggs:
swans fir anither makar

beneath her,
two eggs:
swans for another poet

Monday, April 12, 2010

gean flourish -
pluffs o braith
oan the mornin err

cherry blossom -
puffs of breath
on the morning air

Saturday, April 10, 2010

the bodach
cuiterin's hingower -
pikie sheddaes on the burn

the old man
nursing his hangover -
jagged shadows on the stream

Friday, April 09, 2010

fankilt agin the lozen:
bummer's feem
fous the chaumer

trapped against the pane:
bee's anger
fills the room

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

agin a blae back-drap -
yin clud
ackin monie pairts

against a blue back-drop -
one cloud
acting many parts

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

cluds stourin -
the auld collie

clouds racing -
the old sheepdog

Thursday, April 01, 2010

i the burn
...pirlin banjo

in the stream
...rippling banjo