Saturday, September 30, 2017

on the causey
a drapt plectrum  -
croonin frae the treen

on the street
a dropped plectrum  -
singing from the trees

Thursday, September 28, 2017

a stoorin moose
a lowpin puddock:
leaf'n wund daffin

a scuttling mouse
a leaping frog:
leaf and wind at play

Monday, September 25, 2017

blae  -
the dowieness
o bowlt streengs

blue  -
the melancholy
of bent strings
pouin rasps
hungower een

picking raspberries
hungover eyes
a singul leaf
reelin doon o the yirdin

a single leaf
spiralling down of the funeral

Thursday, September 21, 2017

sheenin gowd
baird o a wince yin

burnished gold
beard of a sage

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

burnie-becker  -
yin braith syne aff
fleein unnerwatter

dipper  -
one breath then off
flying underwater
mornin incaains
it the shrine

morning prayers
at the shrine

Sunday, September 17, 2017

skirlin o brakes  -
speuggies waashin
in a powie

screeching of brakes  -
sparrows bathing
in a pothole

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

in dubs:
the sinflooers

in puddles:
the sunflowers

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

a cran
kittles the peerie dug:
fite scart on the girss

a swift
teases the little dog:
white scribble on the grass

Monday, September 11, 2017

thayr bairn's
hame-wrocht mobile:
streeng'n yill cans

their baby's
home-made mobile:
string and beer cans

Sunday, September 10, 2017

hairst  -
a furst

autumn  -
a first

Friday, September 08, 2017

haudin ma braith

holding my breath

Thursday, September 07, 2017

rodden tree
biggin yir berries  -
nivver oot o contract

rowan tree
building your berries  -
never out of contract

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

fou muin  -
snail's trails
...sic embroidery

full moon  -
snail's trails
...such embroidery

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

a troot lowpin
a ploom fawin o wunners!

a trout leaping
a plum falling of wonders!

Saturday, September 02, 2017

its fedders fuffelt
...caunle i the wund

its feathers ruffled
...candle in the wind