Thursday, May 29, 2014

lichtnin -
stappin frae a clud
a crofter wi's hey-sned

lightning -
stepping from a cloud
a hill-farmer with his scythe
in the winnock
an attercap's wab
...he hauds up her lung x-ray

in the window
a spider's web
...he holds up her lung x-ray
flicht hindert -
oors tentie o
crans' aerobatics

flight delayed -
hours watching
swifts' aerobatics

Thursday, May 22, 2014

aw day
the pyned rairs
as the auld aik dees

all day
the agonized roars
as the old oak dies

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

murtherer bawdrons
contert -
bleckie awes me a sang

killer cat
thwarted -
blackbird owes me a song

Thursday, May 15, 2014

amissin bairn  -
the mither:
fingers daffin wi fingers

missing child  -
the mother:
fingers playing with fingers

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

furst mappie
o the year
...wrocht o cluds

first rabbit
of the year
...made of clouds

Saturday, May 03, 2014

mornin blues  -
in a neuk
attercap thrums a threid

morning blues  -
in a corner
spider strums a thread