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 cricket pitch

pandemic  -
the cricket pitch

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
...his buits gean flourisht

little boy
splashing through the puddles
...his boots cherry blossomed

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