Friday, May 31, 2019

o the puils'n'sweels
...the watter's life

the pools and eddies
...the river's life

on the gairden yett
a sheeny new haunle

on the garden gate
a shiny new handle

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

laid back in a bowe- cheer
throuch the winnock
a crescent muin

laid back in an armchair
through the window
a crescent moon

Friday, May 24, 2019

sinlicht throuch
the acer's leaves
...a peerie lassie's blushes

sunlight through
the acer's leaves
...a little girl's blushes

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

doon it the mou
he hunkers wi the swans
govein it the waater

he sits with the swans
watching the water

Monday, May 20, 2019

the stane angel
a stoppit watch

the stone angel
a stopped watch

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

twa craws
heidin hamewarts
cairryin nest plenishins

two crows
heading homeward
carrying nest furnishings

Saturday, May 11, 2019

swans doverin
amang pish-the-bed puff baws
...skailt fedders

swans asleep
among dandelion puff balls
...scattered feathers

Tuesday, May 07, 2019

loopin the loop  -
carnival o crans

looping the loop  -
carnival of swifts

Monday, May 06, 2019

bi the suicide tree
the daffins hae dee'd
...til neist voar

by the suicide tree
the daffodils have died
...until next spring

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

bygaun jyle van
its derk winnocks
...winnocks o the sowl

passing prison van
its dark windows of the soul
it the hustins
a shooer o gean flourish
...his rose-tintit glesses

at the hustings a
shower of cherry blossom
...his rose-tinted glasses