Tuesday, January 29, 2013

dreepin brainch -
a bead it a tyme
bleckie dichts hissel

dripping branch -
a bead at a time
blackbird washes himself

Saturday, January 26, 2013

abuin the swaws
lown o a lane


above the waves
calm of a solitary


Monday, January 21, 2013

on gruein watters
swans' gentiness

on icy waters
swans' elegance

Thursday, January 17, 2013

fouin the feeder -
o speuggies' weengs

filling the feeder -
of sparrows' wings

(Mainichi Daily News)

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

throu Mass -
the weet's turnt
tae snaw

during Mass -
the rain's turned
to snow

Monday, January 14, 2013

bowsie an brucken
oot wi the troke -
fernyear's dall

bent and broken
out with the trash -
last year's doll

Saturday, January 12, 2013

droont i the brandy:
oor furst-fit

drowned in the brandy:
our first-foot