Friday, November 29, 2013

scuil bairns
settin aff bulbs
...voartime nebs

school children
planting bulbs
...springtime faces

Thursday, November 28, 2013

keek o day -
reid rab dookin
watter slawly reiddenin

sunrise -
a robin bathing
water slowly reddening

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

oot frae the baurber
wund roon ma lugs
...throuch scabbit brainches

out from the barber
wind round my ears
...through bare branches

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

winnin awa
...a dowie owercum

...a sad refrain
hielant kye -
weet dreeps frae the taps
o thair horns

highland cattle -
rain drips from the tips
of their horns

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

cauld mornin -
the eesock
maks me caulder

cold morning -
the dipper
makes me colder

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

forleetit ferm -
ploo,hey-sned,fa'n aipples

abandoned farm -
plough,scythe,fallen apples

Sunday, November 17, 2013

the fiddlie's
shot fingers -
jeegs slawed tae waltzes

the fiddler's
arthritic fingers -
jigs slowed to waltzes

Friday, November 15, 2013

hielant veesit -
traikit a'ready
o wattergaws

highland visit -
weary already
of rainbows

Sunday, November 10, 2013

rememberance preachin -
oot frae the lown
a bairn's greet

rememberance service -
out from the silence
a baby's cry

Thursday, November 07, 2013

druckenly hingin
freest gnappit

drunkenly draped
frost bitten