Sunday, March 31, 2013

craw's tellin:
'maggies' -
neebourheid rype-pooches

crow's warning:
'magpies' -
neighbourhood pick-pockets

Saturday, March 30, 2013

maws tulyie
fawin fedders
o snaw

gulls squabble
falling feathers
of snow

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

the eild o shauchlin -
sneckin frae the slae
a stieve nibbie

the age of shuffling -
cutting from the blackthorn
a sturdy stick

Monday, March 18, 2013

auld buits -
sonnet o a vaig
in ilk runkle

old boots -
tale of a journey
in each wrinkle

Sunday, March 17, 2013

throuch the gless
a furst wesp
...gyte it ma finger

through the glass
a first wasp
...rages at my finger

Saturday, March 16, 2013

tae a reeng o bricht nebs:

to a ring of bright faces:

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

at fou sail -
merch wund's bumfelt chowks

at full sail -
march wind's puffed cheeks

Thursday, March 07, 2013

granny's tuim hoose -
scartit on the standart

grandmother's empty cottage -
scratched on the door-post

Monday, March 04, 2013

voar watters -
the priest hidlinswise
daubs's rheums

spring waters -
the priest secretly
dabs his rheumatism