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



amang the snawdraps



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


doverin on the snaw:


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