Thursday, January 31, 2019

a hirplin chiel
amang the craws sweein in hermony

a limping man
among the crows
...all swaying in harmony

Sunday, January 27, 2019

fir ma shaver
...the years faw awa

for my shaver
...the years fall away

Saturday, January 26, 2019

oor auld pictur hoose
nou a 'steak hoose'
... an the bluid is real

our old cinema
now a 'steak house'
..and the blood is real

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

hame frae Mass
flauchts on her lips
...crottles o the host

home from Mass
snowflakes on her lips
...crumbs of the host

Friday, January 18, 2019

suddent freest  -
dubs' glerelit een

sudden frost  -
puddles' glazed eyes

Thursday, January 17, 2019

heich on a lum
skewin's ain style o blues

high on a chimney
bending his own style of blues

Friday, January 11, 2019

roon the flooer staund
the cheetlin
o mucklemercat tills

round the flower stand
the chirping
of supermarket tills

Thursday, January 10, 2019

ootby the pairlament
e'en the corbies
bowkin abuiss

outside the parliament
even the crows
spewing abuse

Sunday, January 06, 2019

new hearkenin-aid  -
ma pish

new hearing-aid  -
my urine

Friday, January 04, 2019

fleetin yill bottle
wund athort the neck
...peerie tugboat

floating beer bottle
wind across the neck
...little tugboat