Wednesday, February 08, 2023

twa windae-waashers  -

ah suddently mynd

a cataract appintment



two window-cleaners  -

i suddenly remember

a cataract appointment

frae the yirthquak's 

derk bore  -  a peerie bairn

...caum it its hamecomin



from the earthquake's

dark hole  -  a tiny child

...calm at its second birth




Tuesday, February 07, 2023

hern

humphed

amang the snawdraps



heron

hunched

among the snowdrops

Thursday, February 02, 2023

swan preenin  -

a bygaun jogger

...her pink pleats



swan preening  -

a passing jogger

...her pink pigtails


Tuesday, January 17, 2023

 swans

doverin on the snaw:




swans

asleep on the snow:





wunter mornin  -

throuch a lace hinger

 jeelt brainches



winter morning  -

through a lace curtain

 frozen branches


Thursday, January 12, 2023

new neebours  -

thair bawdrons veesits

weirin a reid boo-tie



new neighbours  -

their cat visits

wearing a red bow-tie


Wednesday, January 11, 2023

hogmanay rackets

brustin bricht fir saiconts

...the leal muin



new year fireworks

bursting bright for seconds

...the constant moon

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

alang the plainstanes  -

Yule treen untinselled

staun neist tae the buckets



along the pavement  -

Christmas trees untinselled

stand next to the dustbins