Wednesday, September 30, 2009

abuin
a wizzent shank
the peerie bairn's smirk




above
a withered stalk
the tiny child's smile

9 comments:

  1. Beautiful, John :)

    i had a friend's child named shiny...a small little thin girl...I am reminded of her smile when i call her tiny :)

    tiny is a word I love,

    wishes,
    devika

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  2. 'a wizzent shank'
    John...
    __I just love some of the Scots phrases.
    __Here, perhaps, a Grandchild sitting on Grandparent's lap?
    __lovit, _m

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  3. Love this post John. The Scots version is brilliant...

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  4. nice (and big kids too) :-)

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  5. interesting to compare "smirk" from "smile", but at any rate, either one brings the same melodious effect.

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  6. low branches above
    the yellow underbelly
    of a kiskadee

    MUCH LOVE
    gillena cox

    I also twittered this haiku

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  7. low branches above
    the yellow underbelly
    of a kiskadee

    MUCH LOVE
    gillena cox

    I also twittered this haiku

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