Tuesday, August 30, 2016

hairst souch  -
anither year bygaun
...runkles on the burn

autumn breeze  -
another year passing by
...wrinkles on the stream

whit's yir eerant
...rinnin mangst ma feet

what's your message
...running amongst my feet

Friday, August 26, 2016

aneath the aipple tree
cider tinnies

beneath the apple tree
cider cans

Thursday, August 25, 2016

hairst  -
a furst leaf

autumn  -
a first leaf
a hearse staps
tae lat me corss  -
charon smirks it me

a hearse stops
to let me cross  -
charon smiles at me

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

flee droonin
i ma bicker
...ambulance siren!

fly drowning
in my tea-cup
...ambulance siren!

Monday, August 22, 2016

on the leaves
...weein naethin

on the leaves
...weighing nothing

back tae schuil  -
i the playgrun

back to school  -
in the playground

craw jooks  -
plane seeds
helicopterin doon

crow ducks  -
sycamore seeds
helicoptering down

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

festival  -
a fou muin
claucht amang the rackets

festival  -
a full moon
caught among the fireworks

Monday, August 15, 2016

bummer heids hame
his hinny creels

bee heads home
his pollen baskets
bummer bidein fir
the mornin glore tae apen
...auld drouthy

bee waiting for
the morning glory to open
...old wino
fou agane  -
his omelette
fou o eggshalls

drunk again  -
his omelette
full of eggshells

Friday, August 12, 2016

dorbies croon
as the wa hoves
....Ray Charles it the pianny

stone-masons sing
as the wall rises
...Ray Charles at the piano

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

craw's stabbit
a straeberry
...cloun's reid neb

crow's spiked
a strawberry
...clown's red nose

abuin the tennis coort
a fun muin

above the tennis court
a full moon

Friday, August 05, 2016

lowsin the bummer  -
his panshite
cuilin ma haun

freeing the bee -
his panic
cooling my hand

Thursday, August 04, 2016

treen mak a
derk dub o the burn
...cluds ower the ceetie

trees make a
dark pool of the stream
...clouds over the city

Monday, August 01, 2016

dung doon larach  -
a buddleia
sic douceness frae ruinage

derelict site  -
a buddleia
...such sweetness from ruins