Tuesday, July 30, 2019

laid aff
he hunkers
happin a bottle o drames

he sits
nursing a bottle of dreams

Sunday, July 28, 2019

efter the blowster
sparks dreepin reid
frae the aipples

after the storm
raindrops dripping red
from the apples

Saturday, July 27, 2019

lichtnin  -
a bedraigilt bummer

lightning  -
a bedraggled bee

Thursday, July 25, 2019

her fite communion dress
her gowden powny-tail
...a lit caunle

her white communion dress
her golden pony-tail
...a lit candle

Monday, July 15, 2019

auld hern gane  -
anely's keech
on the watterside bowder

old heron gone  -
only his droppings
on the riverside boulder

Friday, July 12, 2019

thunner-plump  -
auld cundie gluggin
...soond o droonin

thunderstorm  -
old drain gurgling
...sound of drowing

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

a daith ilka meenit -
skiff the burn

a death every minute  -
skim the stream

Tuesday, July 09, 2019

a skelloch
i the nicht  -
a gnap oot o the muin

a scream
in the night  -
a bite out of the moon

Monday, July 08, 2019

on the waashin-line
his superman outfit
...mither kens best

on the washing-line
his superman suit
...mother knows best
wi yin inbraith
hern concertinas
frae dowdie tae eligant

with one inbreath
heron  concertinas
from ragged to elegant