Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Daddy-long-legs i the wab
Weengs, trams, bouk, yin flet streek

crane fly in the web
sucked dry:
wings, legs, body, one flat line

Sunday, August 26, 2012

sindert heids
...a braw wreath

severed heads
...a fine wreath

Friday, August 24, 2012

the soun o laneliness:
whaup on the muir

the sound of loneliness:
curlew on the moor

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

muinless nicht -
i the derk watter
the mudge o sterns

moonless night  -
in the dark river
the movement of stars

curmurrin watter:
a makar takkin tent o
ilka day

murmuring river:
a poet listened to
every day

Monday, August 20, 2012

the aul gairdner
...wallant rose heids

the old gardener
...drooping rose heads

Saturday, August 18, 2012

maternity dept:
veesitin oor
pink an blae balloons jundie

maternity dept:
visiting hour
pink and blue balloons jostle

Thursday, August 09, 2012

babbie snail
fir'ts hame

baby snail
for its home

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

the auld scuil  -
natur glunshes the playgrun
binweed pikes the sneck

the old school  -
nature gobbles the playground
bindweed picks the lock

Thursday, August 02, 2012

graduation parawd  -
e'en the flooers
raxin thair craigs

graduation parade  -
even the flowers
craning their necks