Thursday, June 17, 2021

throuch the kirkyaird

the wund's wae chanter

...a pibroch fir Eilidh




through the churchyard

the wind's sad chanter

...a pibroch for Eilidh


(for Eilidh MacLeod: Barra)

heatwave  -

deed in a fur cot

...bummer




heatwave  -

dead in a fur coat

...bee

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

 alang the trackside

wull brummles

...railway jeelie we cried it




along the trackside

wild brambles

...railway jam we called it

Friday, June 04, 2021

gallus i the pandemic  -

his pooches fou

o haly medals




fearless in the pandemic  -

his pockets full

of holy medals

Tuesday, June 01, 2021

swans dunt on the burn  -

twa fedders

panderin




swans bump on the stream  -

two feathers

drfting

Sunday, May 30, 2021

island wedder clype  -

washin rope

semaphore




island weather report  -

washing line

semaphore

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

hebridean gowan  -

sin in a reeng

o cluds




hebridean daisy  -

sun in a ring

of clouds

Monday, May 24, 2021

fite bawdrons

chackin

the creels




white cat

checking

the lobster-pots

bi a roustin anchor

fusherchiels hunker

govein seawarts




by a rusting anchor

fishermen sit

gazing seawards