Thursday, February 28, 2019

new keekin-gless  -
yon bodach
aye thayr

new mirror  -
that old man
still there

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Alzheimer's  -  she hunkers
tentie o the gowk knock thayr'r tears

Alzheimer's  -  she sits
watching the cuckoo clock
...and there are tears

Friday, February 22, 2019

deep i the wuids
a bob o daffins
ringit roon wi caunles

deep in the woods
a bunch of daffodils
surrounded by candles

Thursday, February 21, 2019

bumbazed butterie
reengin fir flooers
in februar

bewildered butterfly
searching for flowers
in february
tae schuil  -
snawdrap bells shooglin

to school  -
snowdrop bells shaking

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

he greits fir geegaws  -
in damascus
bairns daff wi stanes

he cries for toys  -
in damascus
children play with stones

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

in a quate puil

in a still pool
hunkerin on the ledging
wi the maws

sitting on the parapet
with the gulls

Friday, February 15, 2019

yin day thay'll threep:
he maun be deid  -
ma dug-daunerin feres

one day they will say:
he must be dead  -
my dog-walking friends

Thursday, February 14, 2019

twa swans preein  -
it's valentine's day
fir thaim an aw

two swans necking  -
it's valentine's day
for them also

Monday, February 11, 2019

hingower dander
...gled it's blowstery

hangover walk
...glad its windy

Friday, February 08, 2019

nicht vaig  -
reengin wavebaunds
...stern threep

night journey  -
searching wavebands talk

Thursday, February 07, 2019

Italian waashday  -
heich i the vennel
flags o'r breeks

Italian washday  -
high in the alley
flags of her underwear

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

ill tid gane
i the freeth
o daffin otters

depression gone
in the froth
of otters at play

Saturday, February 02, 2019

furst snaw  -
derk ink o the burn
...haiku on the page

first snow  -
dark ink of the stream
...haiku on the page