Sunday, June 27, 2021

 mawin the gairden  -

hauf-cut bummers

amang the sookies




mowing the garden  -

half-cut bees

among the clover heads

Thursday, June 24, 2021

ilka day his carer

helps'm reenge the burn

fir crocodiles




every day his carer

helps him search the stream

for crocodiles



lowst frae lockdoon

the bodach

neb-deep in breer




released from lockdown

the old man

nose-deep in a wild rose

Thursday, June 17, 2021

throuch the kirkyaird

the wund's wae chanter

...a pibroch fir Eilidh




through the churchyard

the wind's sad chanter

...a pibroch for Eilidh


(for Eilidh MacLeod: Barra)

heatwave  -

deed in a fur cot

...bummer




heatwave  -

dead in a fur coat

...bee

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

 alang the trackside

wull brummles

...railway jeelie we cried it




along the trackside

wild brambles

...railway jam we called it

Friday, June 04, 2021

gallus i the pandemic  -

his pooches fou

o haly medals




fearless in the pandemic  -

his pockets full

of holy medals

Tuesday, June 01, 2021

swans dunt on the burn  -

twa fedders

panderin




swans bump on the stream  -

two feathers

drfting