Friday, April 30, 2021

 readin i the gairden  -

 bummer's sheddae

... fou stap

reading in the garden  -

bee's shadow

...full stop


Wednesday, April 28, 2021

In a snell wund

the tosieness

o gean flourish

in a bitter wind

the warmth

of cherry blossom

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

burds stoor

tae thayr nests

...guis-stappin maggies.

birds race

to their nests

...goose-stepping magpies

Saturday, April 17, 2021

pandemic  -

a tuim cheer

in monie a hame

pandemic  -

an empty chair

in many a home

Friday, April 16, 2021

frae the fitbaw perk

the ref's fussle  -

a bleckie repones

from the football park

the ref's whistle  -

a blackbird answers

Thursday, April 15, 2021

killer i the sinsheen:

bawdrons kids on sloom

aneath the speuggies

killer in the sunshine:

cat feigns sleep

beneath the sparrows

Monday, April 12, 2021

efter Mass

refleckin on the tuim tassie

...fou o sinsheen

after Mass

reflecting on the empty cup

...full of sunshine

on the plainstanes

speuggies hop amang the brainches

in a sheddae warl

on the pavement

sparrows hop among the branches

in a shadow world

Friday, April 02, 2021

Guid friday  -

Reid Rab roon ma feet

its bluid-reid breist

Good friday  -

a robin round my feet

its blood -red breast