Thursday, December 30, 2010

bawdrons goves at the muin -
a bead o mulk
hingin frae's fuskers

cat stares at the moon -
a bead of milk
hanging from his whiskers

Sunday, December 26, 2010

fou muin:
agin'ts screen
the nakit treen thrawin

full moon:
against its screen
the naked trees writhing

Thursday, December 23, 2010

bleckie's gowd neb
...sally-ann tooter

blackbird's gold beak
...salvationist cornet

Monday, December 20, 2010

Yule snaw -
ilk tree
beirin'ts brither

Christmas snow -
each tree
bearing its brother

Friday, December 17, 2010

on an eenin brainch
reid rab tentie o the sin
its reid breist

on an evening branch
a robin watches the sun
its red breast

Saturday, December 11, 2010

thowe -
i the gairden
the treen haud forrit

thaw -
in the garden
the trees step forward

Thursday, December 09, 2010

the tide's stramash
heesht tae a dreep:

the ocean's crashing
muted to a drip:
on the steppin-stane
snaw haipt heich
...doverin hern

on the stepping-stone
snow piled high
...sleeping heron

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

in a snaw-lit chaumer

in a snow-lit room

Sunday, December 05, 2010

cannie speuggie:
able tae stravaig
the deep snaw's scruif

lucky sparrow:
able to the wander
the deep snow's crust

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

snaw -
the treen
aw yin flourish

snow -
the trees
all one blossom