Sunday, September 30, 2018

fir a new granbairn
she lichts a caunle
...peerie lowe souchin

for a new grandchild
she lights a candle
...tiny flame breathing

Saturday, September 29, 2018

i the maisic chaumer
the flee derns
amang the crochets

in the music room
the fly hides
amongst the crochets

Friday, September 28, 2018

hame frae the vinyaird  -
his purpie colourt

home from the vineyard  -
his purple coloured
midnicht dander  -
wairmth yit
i the monastery waa

midnight stroll  -
warmth yet
in the monastery wall

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

fou muin
midnicht skooker
...monastery bawdrons

full moon
midnight prowler
...monastery cat

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

ristin here
whaur the bodachs yince ristit a wis youthie an scowthin

resting here
where the old men once rested
...and I was young and mocking

Monday, September 17, 2018

meditatin bi the dub
a leaf faws in  -
an ee apens...apens...

meditating by the pond
a leaf falls in  -
an eye/I opens...opens...

Saturday, September 15, 2018

mornin hermony  -
a bygaun bummer
a bike's croonin tyres

morning harmony  -
a passing bee
a  bicycle's singing tyres

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

nursery gairden  -
her yalla gowen sin
in a witch bell lift

nursery garden  -
her marigold sun
in a cornflower sky

Monday, September 10, 2018

hame frae sneddin treen  -
ilka chaumer a hunker in
reekin o fir

home from thinning trees  -
every room I sit in
smelling of pine

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

on the auld aik
luver's ineetials
...growne tae an ugsome skaith

on the old oak
lover's initials
...grown to an ugly wound