Monday, October 31, 2016

hallae e'en  -
rackets smuir oot
the sterns

halloween  -
fireworks blot out
the stars

Friday, October 28, 2016

i the burn
the monie-colourt clints
o hairst

in the stream
the multicoloured rocks
of autumn

Thursday, October 27, 2016

on the boolin green
craws'r stoorin efter
a maw

on the bowling green
crows are chasing
a gull

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

hairst  -
coalie-back on the wund

autumn  -
piggy-back on the wind
on a cloody day
yin straik o blae

on a cloudy day
one streak of blue

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

weet thrabs
on the chackert plainstanes
...faw'n leaves

rain beats
on the chequered pavement
...fallen leaves

Monday, October 24, 2016

on the weet causey  -
a wirm
streekin randy lik

on the wet street  -
a worm
stretching sexily

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

bomb site
the croonin flees

bomb site
the singing flies

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Aleppo clappit  -
ma neebour
girns ower a bummer steeng

Aleppo flattened  -
my neighbour whines
over a bee sting

Monday, October 17, 2016

hallae e'en  -
pumpkin bree the day
pumpkin bree the morn

halloween  -
pumpkin soup today
pumpkin soup tomorrow

Thursday, October 13, 2016

weet  -
bummer howffin i
the fuchsia's bouet

rain  -
bee sheltering in
the fuchsia's lantern
babbie's furst staps  -
skwurrel's tentie
bobbin on a bled-bridth

baby's first steps  -
squirrel watches
rocking on a knife-edge

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

i the winnock
...baith o's dwynin

in the window
...both of us waning

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

weemen-fowk skirlin  -
bawdrons amangst thair legs
...silky fur

ladies squealing  -
cat amongst their legs
...silky fur

Sunday, October 02, 2016

an the abbot
...juist fund ilk ither yin day

and the abbot
...just found each other one day

Saturday, October 01, 2016

hairst dander  -
the creck
o faw'n conkers

autumn stroll  -
the crack
of fallen chestnuts