Friday, June 27, 2008

brakfast o gowans:
sinny-sides up

breakfast of daisies:
sunny-sides up
fushionless -
tentie as gray cluds
dae a jeegsaw puzzle

listless -
watching grey clouds
do a jigsaw puzzle

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

the hern gaes stieve -
chork o
the bodach's laiky buits

the heron stiffens -
squelch of
the old man's leaky boots

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

nursery day oot
bairns' flags, balloons,
...tirl throuch the puppies

nursery day out
childrens' flags, balloons,
...breeze through the poppies

Monday, June 23, 2008

wull flooer
hingin blae an yalla
...airtist's dreepin brush

wild flower
hanging blue and yellow
...artist's dripping brush

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

douce fite rose
skiffin'r lips:
teenge o pink

sweet white rose
brushing her lips:
tinge of pink
muinlit perk -
wide-eed i the girse:
puddock stuils

moonlit field -
wide-eyed in the grass:

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

freight train
rummles by -
spores win awa on the waff

freight train
rumbles past -
spores leave on the draught

Sunday, June 15, 2008

craw hunkerin
on a siller birk -
thunner an lichtnin

crow sitting
on a silver birch -
thunder and lightning
flee raxes i the wab -
a bonnie lassie
plets'r gowden herr

fly struggles in the web -
a pretty girl
plaits her golden hair
washerwives stoiter
ablow bings o sheets -
a cludless lift

laundry ladies stagger
under piles of sheets -
a cloudless sky
lossin candidate
in's gairden
a clappit balloon

losing candidate
in his garden
a shrunken balloon
poorin weet -
in hoaspital winnocks
trummlin patients

pouring rain -
in hospital windows
trembling patients
his furst flicht -
the callant's
tuinless fusslin

his first flight -
the young man's
tuneless whistling

Saturday, June 07, 2008

Friday, June 06, 2008

i the rose's heid
o derk sheddae

in the rose's head
of dark shadow

Thursday, June 05, 2008

treen heeld
intae the timmer-yaird

trees lean
into the timber-yard

Wednesday, June 04, 2008

laddie an's dug doverin -
a wab-threid
leashin thaim

boy and his dog asleep -
a web-thread
binding them
the autistic laddie
traipses upstream -
derkness o craws abuin'm

the autistic boy
wanders upstream -
darkness of crows above him

Monday, June 02, 2008

the sloosh o a troot -
the lift

the splash of a trout -
the sky
swans preenin -
o a luvers' hank

swans preening -
of a lovers' knot