Friday, July 31, 2020

unner the aipple tree
the auld sodger dwams
...amang the faw'n yins

under the apple tree
the old soldier dreams
...among the fallen ones

Thursday, July 30, 2020

hern speirin
wi ilk fuitstap the bodach daes

heron probing
with each footstep the old man does

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

efter the blowster

after the storm

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

skateperk  -
hauflins makkin
dunts an birses

skateperk  -
youngsters making
bumps and bruises

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

wi ma grandochter
...tuba an clarinet wyvein

with my grand-daughter
...tuba and  clarinet weaving

Monday, July 13, 2020

hame frae the yirdin  -
the gizzent flooers

home from the funeral  -
the shrivelled flowers

Friday, July 10, 2020

swan preenin  -
feddery wiles
fleet doonstream

swan preening  -
feathery lures
float downstream

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

frae the
hazel tree
bleckie's luve sang

from the
hazel tree
blackbird's love song

Saturday, July 04, 2020

blythefou swallae
loopin throuch
a mairchless lift

happy swallow
looping through
a borderless sky