Thursday, September 30, 2010

hairst -
the skep's putt
gaein cannie

autumn -
the beehive's pulse
slowing down

Saturday, September 25, 2010

chessie shall -
the duntit bed
whaur the conker liggit

chestnut shell -
the dented bed
where the nut lay

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

hern i the weet -
a fireflaucht glent
... wammlin troot

heron in the rain -
a lightning flash
... wriggling trout

Sunday, September 19, 2010

pheelosophie cless -
ootby the winnock
a monkey-puzzle tree

philosophy class -
outside the window
a monkey-puzzle tree

Saturday, September 18, 2010

hairst wund -
the owerturnin leaves
o the gospel

autumn wind -
the turning leaves
of the gospel

(The Pope's Mass in Scotland 2010)

Friday, September 17, 2010

hairst -
the maister spreids's
orange hap

autumn -
the master spreads his
orange robe

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

her alsatian
chattles ma fingers:
prees the dree

her alsatian
nibbles my fingers:
tastes the fear

Sunday, September 12, 2010

mornin haar -
atween the treen
attercap's ghaistly brig

morning mist -
between the trees
spider's ghostly bridge

Monday, September 06, 2010

i the perk
craws pikein faw'n aipples
...cooried junkies

in the park
crows spiking fallen apples
...huddled junkies

Friday, September 03, 2010

haud by
i thair fedder boatties

pass by
in their feather boats