Wednesday, January 27, 2021

 brucken-doon snawmen  -

maggies matin

on een an nebs

broken-down snowmen  -

magpies feeding

on eyes and noses

Monday, January 25, 2021

 weengs spreid 

peened tae the fairmer's palin:

craw's petrine corse

wings spread

pinned to the farmer's fence:

crow's petrine cross

Saturday, January 23, 2021

 jag day  -

throuch the doacter's winnock

eeshogels dreepin

vaccination day  -

through the doctor's window

icicles dripping

Monday, January 18, 2021

 lockdoon  -

the bairnie dirls

the playgrun's yetts

lockdown  -

the toddler rattles

the playground's  gates

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

daw's reid licht  -


frae the smiddy

dawn's red light  -


from the smithy

swan slips

intae the watter

...ryal barque

swan slips

into the river

...royal barque 

freestit playgrun -

myndin the keekin-gless

wrocht wi tacketie buits

frosted playground  -

remembering the mirror

made with hobnailed boots

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

 the swans it roseburn

keekin throuch the sprots

...aye in lockdoon

the swans at roseburn

peering through the reeds

...still in lockdown