Thursday, November 30, 2017

abuin the lums
muin heizes forfochen lik
...anither nicht-yokin

above the chimneys
moon rises wearily
...another night-shift

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

dayset  -
pink maws
scud an dook

sunset  -
pink gulls
glide and swoop
a bing o leaves  -
licht sheens
frae the monie cheeks

a pile of leaves  -
light shines
from the many facets

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

in the perk
mynd fou o thochts
a peerie bleck dug rins throuch

in the park
mind full of thoughts
a little black dog runs through
died doo  -
fedders drift
amang the faw'n leaves

dead pigeon  -
feathers drift
among the fallen leaves

Sunday, November 26, 2017

bi'r carebed
hairst dowes intae wunter

by her sick bed
autumn slides into winter

Friday, November 24, 2017

fite freest  -
anither year

white frost  -
another year

Thursday, November 23, 2017

an on-ding  -
on the plainstanes
an umberellae stramash

heavy rain  -
on the pavement
umbrella collisions

Saturday, November 18, 2017

in a sinblink trevellers

in a sunbeam travellers

Friday, November 17, 2017

maws soom
wi the swans drame

gulls swim
with the swans
...and dream
croodilt in a neuk  -
soond o thayr chitterin

huddled in a corner  -
sound of their shivering
craw's tentie
o swan preenin
...sterts preenin

crow watches
swan preening
...starts preening

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

on the new palin
a furst fetter-lock  -
an F an L snibbit in luve

on the new fence
a first padlock  -
an F and L locked in love
inby the tree's skellet
a stoundin heart  -

inside the tree's skeleton
a beating heart  -

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

swans  -
pace an brawness
wrocht frae fedders

swans  -
peace and elegance
made from feathers

Friday, November 10, 2017

swans  -
he fuspers in'r lug
she hysts'r fan

swans  -
he whispers in her ear
she raises her fan

Thursday, November 09, 2017

her furst
schuil photy  -
the amissin tuith

her first
school photo  -
the missing tooth

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

dawin  -
fusher an wabster
seein tae thayr nets

dawn  -
fisherman and spider
checking their nets
sic mense  -  she on pynts,
he arabesque

such elegance  -  she on points,
he arabesque

Saturday, November 04, 2017

waasht ashore
a pumpkin heid
...its daithless smirk

washed ashore
a pumpkin head
...its deathless smile

Friday, November 03, 2017

fou muin
amang the hystin glesses

full moon
amongst the raised glasses