Monday, December 31, 2018

a yirdin
...settin voar bulbs

last day of the year
a funeral
...planting spring bulbs

Thursday, December 27, 2018

maws skirlin  -
samen leid as it hame

gulls screaming  -
same language as at home

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

i the wee-oors
a'ready weavin

early morning
already knitting

Monday, December 24, 2018

Yule e'en  -
a fou muin
lichts up the byre

Christmas eve  -
a full moon
lights up the cowshed

Saturday, December 22, 2018

whit wye
weet chafts it the station  -
life gaes naewhaur

tears at the station  -
life goes nowhere

Thursday, December 20, 2018

his team beat...agane   -
fouin the bucket

his team beaten...again  -
filling the dustbin

Monday, December 17, 2018

sin snaw or weet
wullie wagtail
never no waffin's bunt

sun snow or rain
wagtail never not
wagging his tail

Thursday, December 13, 2018

keek-o-day  -
the lift reiddens
blearin the Yule lichts

dawn  -
the sky reddens
dimming the Christmas lights

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

hunkert roon the ingle
thay'r tentie o the dramas
i the lowes

sitting round the fire
they watch the dramas
in the flames

Monday, December 10, 2018

Yule  -
i the  winnock
tree's stoundin hert

Christmas  -
in the window
tree's pulsing heart

Saturday, December 08, 2018

sclimin fawin
sclimin fawin  -
wunter flee reengin fir feres

climbing falling
climbing falling  -
winter fly searching for friends

Thursday, December 06, 2018

hematuria  -
a stap ower
a singul rodden berry

hematuria  -
I step over
a single rowan berry

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

freesty plainstanes  -
hairst leaves
set in a scrapbuik

icy pavements  -
autumn leaves
fixed in a scrapbook

Monday, December 03, 2018

this mornin sic sheenin  -
muin, venus,
an bawdrons' fuskers

this morning such shining  -
moon, venus,
and cat's whiskers
alzheimer's  -
on a seelent sea
her boattie adrift

alzheimer's  -
on a silent sea
her boat adrift