Saturday, August 29, 2015

smirks's bricht as berries
nou this mingin

smiles as bright as berries
now this rotting cargo...war

Friday, August 28, 2015

nicht watchie
daein's roonds  -
fou muin

night watchman
doing his rounds  -
full moon

she maks a purpie sin
wi playdough fettles a brucken sodger

she makes a purple sun
with playdough
...and mends a broken soldier

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

a day bairnsittin  -
granny geegles
an wammles in'r sloum

a day babysitting  -
grandmother giggles
and wriggles in her sleep

Monday, August 24, 2015

lowst frae the wab
dis a wee daunce

freed from the web
does a little dance

Sunday, August 23, 2015

his hinmaist eemage:
a butterie it rist...
syne een steekit...weengs apened

his last image:
a butterfly at rest...
then eyes closed...wings opened

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Tai Chi  -
dugs reeng'm yowlin
...dae they snowk teeger?

Tai Chi  -
dogs surround him barking they smell tiger?

Thursday, August 20, 2015

liggin hert tae hert
o the rackets

lying heart to heart
to the fireworks

Monday, August 17, 2015

auld pictur frame
leukin throuch't...
ilk sicht a maisterpiece

old picture frame  
looking through it...
each scene a masterpiece

Sunday, August 16, 2015

bricht sin  -
fir'r burthday granfaither
weirs a claen sark

bright sun  -
for her birthday grandad
wears a clean shirt

Sunday, August 09, 2015

lit caunles
tears as they mouten  -
Nagasaki day

lit candles
tears as they melt  -
Nagasaki day
gladioli  -
life raxin
tae the tapmaist heid

gladioli  -
life aspiring
to the topmost head

Friday, August 07, 2015

butterie druckenly
ettlin tae win awa
frae the lavender

butterfly drunkenly
trying to leave
the lavender

Thursday, August 06, 2015

he hings ower the brig
...oh fir the wit o deuks

he hangs over the bridge
...oh for the wisdom of ducks

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

striddlin etins
as the sin muves athort
...trees' sheddaes

striding giants
as the sun moves across
...trees' shadows
bi'r lair a poke o bluid  -
ootby the winnock
rodden berries

by her bed a bag of blood  -
outside the window
rowan berries