Thursday, June 27, 2019

droont skwurrel 
it's dreepin tail
aw equal-aqual waasht oot

drowned squirrel 
it's dripping tail
all balance washed out

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

efter the fluid
the deuk
hunts fir'ts bairns

after the flood
the duck
searches for its young ones

Saturday, June 22, 2019

midnicht drouthie
braigin:  muin an gin
hae lenthent his sheddae

midnight drunk
challenging:  moon and gin
have lengthened his shadow

Sunday, June 16, 2019

it yon age nou:
waukenin i the nicht
chackin ilk ither's braith

at that age now:
waking in the night
checking each others breathing
an firs  -
a neb ahint baurs

and pines  -
a face behind bars

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

cheevy ilk ither
on the ootdoor chess brod

chase each other
on the outdoor chess board
beekin  -
aw day twa robins:
thayr reid breists

sunbathing  -
all day two robins:
their red breasts

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

they waff tae ilk ither
frae flooerless gairdens:
twa weedie-men

they wave to each other
from flowerless gardens:
two widowers

Saturday, June 01, 2019

crans'r back  -
'blaw affs'
skirl the maws

swifts are back  -
'show offs'
scream the gulls