Friday, February 17, 2017

eemigrant
phone haurd tae's lug
...tozie soonds o hame




immigrant
phone hard to his ear
...warm sounds of home

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Valentine tryst   -
her smirk
...voar winin in




Valentine date   -
her smile
...spring approaching


(for Ann)

Monday, February 13, 2017

on the braetap
a deid stag
...brainches i the muinlicht




on the hilltop
a dead stag
...branches in the moonlight

Thursday, February 09, 2017

saisons
waldit thegither
...geelt leaves




seasons
welded together
...frozen leaves

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

raxin frae
the biggin sicht's glaur:
daffins




struggling from
the building site's mud:
daffodils
amang the incaain flags
reid rab's
reid yin




among the prayer flags
the robin's
red one

Monday, February 06, 2017

snawdraps  -
blate
as ivver




snowdrops  -
shy
as ever

Friday, February 03, 2017

the burn wins tae me
an wins awa frae me:
it's tuim stance




the stream arrives at me
and leaves from me:
its empty terminus

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

nichtfaw  -
mang gothic brainches
craws drame




nightfall  -
among gothic branches
crows dream