Friday, June 29, 2018

eenin concert  -
the tuba chiel
gaithers aw the sinsheen

evening concert  -
the tuba player
gathers all the sunshine

Thursday, June 28, 2018

apenin the hingers  -
aye poorin
...hivier the-day

opening the curtains  -
still raining
...heavier today

( for Angelee Deodhar)

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

stravaigin hoaliday  -
e'en ma sheddae's

walking holiday  -
even my shadow

Sunday, June 24, 2018

heizin frae the meedie
gay luvers
in daunce o butteries

rising from the meadow
gay lovers
in a dance of butterflies

Monday, June 18, 2018

claucht up
i the mawin  -
hauf a bummer

caught up
in the mowing  -
half a bee

Saturday, June 16, 2018

unnerwatter wrack  -
locks o a river
stoorin on

underwater weeds  -
tresses of a river
rushing on

Friday, June 15, 2018

on a brainch
yin craw preens anither
...sappie in'ts derkness

on a branch
one crow preens another
...tender in its darkness

Thursday, June 14, 2018

life's roond  -
a faither's day cart
frae a faither

life's cycle  -
a father's day card
from a father

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

rin-ower pheasie

run-over pheasant

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Zen maister
sic pace an caum
...years owerseein the swans

Zen master
such peace and tranquillity
...years tending the swans

Saturday, June 02, 2018

mavis's egg  -
dookin intae the reid-baw

thrush's egg  -
dipping into the yolk

Friday, June 01, 2018

simmer hings
in a hinmaist berry
...sweirt tae plook it

summer hangs
in a last berry
...loath to pluck it