Friday, May 29, 2020

a drave o baggies  -
a glisk auld sheddies 
stanced wi jeelie-jaurs

a shoal of minnows  -
I see old shadows
poised with jam jars

Thursday, May 28, 2020

sinlicht skooks
athort the brae  -
yalla on the brume

sunlight creeps
across the hill  -
yellow on the broom

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

efter the souch
the puil
learns me meditation

after the breeze
the pool
teaches me meditation

Monday, May 25, 2020

scurs  -
a day
i the sin

mayflys  -
a day
in the sun
pandemic  -
the fitba pitch
fou o jennie nettles

pandemic  -
the football pitch
full of nettles

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

covid 19
...pish-the-bed puffbaws
bidin a braith

covid 19
...dandelion puffballs
awaiting a breath

Monday, May 18, 2020

twa swans
on the roukie watter
...far awa heidlichts

two swans
on the misty river
...distant headlights

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

tint horseshoe  -
sumwhaur the soond
o huifbeats in waltz-time

lost horseshoe  -
somewhere the sound
of hoofbeats in waltz-time

Monday, May 11, 2020

wis't deforce?  -
the drake stoors awa
deuk weshes hersel wuidly

was it rape?  -
the drake rushes away
duck washes herself furiously

Saturday, May 09, 2020

ping-pong i the perk  -
fawin gean flourish
begowks hauf-blin grandad

table-tennis in the park  -
falling cherry blossoms
fool half-blind grandad

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

in a bourach
o gowd stoor
moch an attercap

in a storm
Of gold dust
moth and spider

Monday, May 04, 2020

peerie laddie
slooshin throuch the dubs
...then his gean-flourish buits

little boy
splashing through the puddles
...the his cherry-blossom boots

Friday, May 01, 2020

voar gairdenin  -
Reid Rab's Yule pose
on the spade haunle

spring gardening  -
the robin's Christmas pose
on the spade handle