Thursday, September 03, 2009

dreich day -
lairnin tae yaise'r wand
the blin cailleach's smirk
spreids




dull day -
learning to use her cane
the blind lady's smile
spreads

4 comments:

  1. Not so dull a poem, John :)

    wishes
    devika

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  2. Oh yes, it does. And when I try to pronounce the Scots verse the consonants start dancing. I love that,

    Best wishes
    Ralf

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  3. nice (love 'dreich')

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  4. As we see there's never a dull day.

    Btw Jon - tomorrow is the annual Ben Nevis Hill Race! (couple of small paragraphs and a photo of the Ben on my running blog).

    Best,
    Gwilym

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