Wednesday, August 26, 2020

hoosebund she goves
oot atween her baudies
...fantoosh lugreengs

housebound she gazes
out between her orchids
...exotic earings

Saturday, August 22, 2020

magnolias apenin  -
anither year
anither  caunle

magnolias opening  -
another year
another  candle

Thursday, August 20, 2020

efter the beerial
tea it the gowf club
...tentie o thaim sinkin putts

after the burial
tea at the golf club
...watching them sinking putts

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

dreich day  -
i the playgrun
the chute's siller linn

dull day  -
in the playground
the chute's silver waterfall

Monday, August 17, 2020

sparks on roddens  -
quattin thair reid life
thair clair spreit wins awa

raindrops on rowans  -
leaving their red life
their clear spirit falls away

Sunday, August 16, 2020

mornin Mass  -
ootby a flocht o maws
threepin in tungs

morning Mass  -
outside a flurry of gulls
speaking in tongues

Monday, August 10, 2020

the auld jazzman's cortege
slaws bi the pub
...his owdience aye clappin

the old jazzman's cortege
slows by the pub
...his audience still clapping