Wednesday, February 20, 2019

he greits fir geegaws  -
in damascus
bairns daff wi stanes




he cries for toys  -
in damascus
children play with stones

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

in a quate puil
unnerwatter
craws




in a still pool
underwater
crows
hunkerin on the ledging
wi the maws
...govein




sitting on the parapet
with the gulls
...gazing

Friday, February 15, 2019

yin day thay'll threep:
he maun be deid  -
ma dug-daunerin feres




one day they will say:
he must be dead  -
my dog-walking friends

Thursday, February 14, 2019

twa swans preein  -
it's valentine's day
fir thaim an aw




two swans necking  -
it's valentine's day
for them also



Monday, February 11, 2019

granfaither's
hingower dander
...gled it's blowstery




grandfather's
hangover walk
...glad its windy

Friday, February 08, 2019

nicht vaig  -
reengin wavebaunds
...stern threep




night journey  -
searching wavebands
...star talk

Thursday, February 07, 2019

Italian waashday  -
heich i the vennel
flags o'r breeks




Italian washday  -
high in the alley
flags of her underwear

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

ill tid gane
i the freeth
o daffin otters




depression gone
in the froth
of otters at play

Saturday, February 02, 2019

furst snaw  -
derk ink o the burn
...haiku on the page




first snow  -
dark ink of the stream
...haiku on the page