Saturday, October 01, 2022

fiercelin times  -

e'en i the kintra

deuks heid-buttin

aggressive times  -

even in the country

ducks head-butting

Thursday, September 29, 2022

clowtin a peerie flee  -

bumbazed it the bluid straik the guilt

swatting a tiny fly  -

amazed at the blood streak

...and the guilt

yowlin wund  

streeks'n boos a wab- threid

...blusey mornin

howling wind  

stretches and bends a web-thread

...bluesy morning

Sunday, September 25, 2022

auld fusherman  

his arthritic banes

...a craikin boat

old fisherman

his arthritic bones

...a creaking boat

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

dawin haudin in  -

the knock's fissog

...nearer an nearer

dawn approaching  -

the clock's face

...near and nearer

Monday, September 19, 2022

the maisic o buits

slaw mairchin

...the seelence o london

the music of boots

slow marching

...the silence of London

(Elizabeth 11 funeral)

Thursday, September 15, 2022

the bodach 


...muckle bluid

the old man


...much blood

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

the burn murmells: truant  -

schuil-days guddlin

clauchtin nocht bit pleesur

the stream murmurs: truant -

school-days fishing

catching nothing but pleasure