Wednesday, February 28, 2018

efter the onding  -
the gairden: muin's keekin-gless

after the blizzard  -
the garden: moon's mirror

Monday, February 19, 2018

liggin i the fedder-linit
kist o'ts sel:
dung doon swan

lying in the feather-lined
coffin of itself:
shot swan

Friday, February 16, 2018

on the shunkie ruif
bawdrons an doo
easy-oasy i the sin

on the outhouse roof
cat and pigeon
lazy in the sun

Thursday, February 15, 2018

throuch the tempel winnock
bairnheid lauchter  -
nae mantra mair muckle

through the temple window
childhood laughter  -
no greater mantra

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

snell wund  -
furst crocuses
comin ower blae

cold wind  -
first crocuses
turning blue

Monday, February 12, 2018

the mornin bleckie  -
the muin taks a hinmaist peep

the morning blackbird  -
the moon takes a last peek

Friday, February 09, 2018

the bodach
maits the maws  -
craws glower...set apairt

the old man
feeds the gulls  -
crows watch...segregated
ahint the boatie
sheddae o a swallae

behind the boat
shadow of a swallow

Thursday, February 08, 2018

on the heichest brainch:
bleckie  -  his ode tae voar

on the highest branch:
blackbird  -  his ode to spring

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

sae cauld  -
e'en inby
daffins skew tae the ingle

so cold  -
even inside
daffodils turn to the fire

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

caller snaw  -
a rottan rins ower't
...sica grue

fresh snow  -
a rat runs over it
...such a shiver

Sunday, February 04, 2018

a clud's
pit its derk fuit
i the burn

a cloud's
put its dark foot
in the stream
frae a snawy park:
a yowdendrift o maws

from a snowy field:
a blizzard of gulls

Friday, February 02, 2018

voar  -
the luve bomb

spring  -
the love bomb