Thursday, March 23, 2017

up tae'r elbuck
in a wattergaw
she kittles the koi




up to her elbow
in a rainbow
she tickles the koi

Friday, March 17, 2017

St Paddy's day
doon wi the flu  - leastwise
 the watter's in a Guiness gless




St Patrick's day
down with the flu  -  at least
the water's in a Guiness glass

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

i the derk lift
sternbrusts...
nicht-shift walders




in the dark sky
starbursts...
night-shift welders






Monday, March 13, 2017

bodachs
daffin it the banes  -
knackin the day awa




old men
playing dominoes  -
clicking the day away

Sunday, March 12, 2017

clachan tempel  -
fruit left fir the monks
fush banes fir bawdrons




village temple  -
fruit left for the monks
fish bones for cat

Friday, March 10, 2017

suddent stound -
ma laddie's photy
o an auld bodach




sudden shock  -
my son's photograph
of an old man
Buddha's gairden  -
fasht thochts caulmed
...koi




Buddha's garden  -
troubled thoughts calmed
...koi

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

frae stug
tae stug
the sin wins in tae the wuid




from stump
to stump
the sun enters the forest

Thursday, March 02, 2017

throuch sweyin treen
spires o the college
...unyeldin




throu swaying trees
spires of the college
...unyielding
muinlicht
on the birkenshaw
...ghaistly gavotte




moonlight
on the birchwood
...ghostly gavotte

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

furst day o voar  -
lowsin the dug
he flinders ilka dub




first day of spring  -
freeing the dog
he splinters every puddle