Wednesday, September 20, 2023

monastery bawdrons

on's alms traik  -

the flesher, the baxter...

monastery cat

on his alms journey  -

the butcher,the bakery...

Thursday, September 14, 2023

throuch the leaves

persimmons keekin  -

a laich yin tuith-merkit

through the leaves

persimmons peeping  -

a lower one tooth-marked

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

 the yirdin bell

draps slawly throuch the err  

the day: 9/11

the funeral bell

drops slowly through the air  

today: 9/11

Sunday, September 10, 2023

janglin bells...


stoorin tae Mass

jangling bells...


racing to Mass

Saturday, September 09, 2023


ristin on the gairden hose

...the thrab o life


resting on the garden hose

...the throb of life

 a ruinage re-chartit  -

the maister nou wins awa

on's boattie

ruins re-charted  -

the master now leaves

on his boat


(BRIAN LOWERY OSA 1941-2019)

Friday, September 08, 2023

sic waarmth  -

e'en the butteries

glidin mair nor uisual

such heat  -

even the butterflys

gliding more than usual

Wednesday, September 06, 2023

gairden shed

hapt in hinniesickle

...bummers' boom boax

garden hut

covered in honeysuckle

...bees' boom box