Thursday, February 26, 2015

mageecian bairn
apens a fan o deuks
at'r feet

magician child
opens a fan of ducks
at her feet

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

fou o tears
the ingan
an me

full of tears
the onion
and I

Thursday, February 19, 2015

voar sinsheen
the maple's brainches skimmer  -
auld banes wairmin

spring sunshine
the maple's branches glitter  -
old bones warming

Sunday, February 15, 2015

her peerie mappie
sclims the wa  -
babbie's fingers i the sin

her little rabbit
climbs the wall  -
baby's fingers in the sun

Thursday, February 12, 2015



Wednesday, February 11, 2015

furrin lassie
her suddron puir...

foreign girl
her english poor...

Saturday, February 07, 2015

throuch the kirkyaird's
a reid spat o life...rab

through the churchyard's
a red spot of life...robin

Thursday, February 05, 2015

fykie bairn
ye hae nivver seen
hungert een
or bouks licht as licht

fussy child
you've never seen
hungry eyes
or bodies light as light

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

the cailleach's
poke o crottles pluffs
intae a stramash o maws

the old lady's
bag of crumbs explodes
into a chaos of gulls