Thursday, January 27, 2022

they bide till a haud by  -

syne  ma neebours gae 

intil the mait baunk




they wait until I pass  -

then my neighbours

enter the food bank







saft souch  -

a clud

fleets doonstream




soft breeze  -

a cloud

floats downstream 



Wednesday, January 26, 2022

eesock

stottin on a clint

graithin himsel fir the plype




dipper

bouncing on a rock

psyching himself for the plunge

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

heron goves

intae's refleckshun

...fush soom throuch's heid




heron gazes

into his reflection

...fish swim through his head

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

covid blues  -

she croons a wurdless sang

on a weet blashie day




covid blues  -

she sings a wordless song

on a wet rainy day

apenin the hingers

tod hunkers

govein it the muin




opening the curtains

fox sits

staring at the moon 

aw day fouin mait paircels  -

she lints

maitin the swans




all day filling food parcels  -

she relaxes

feeding the swans

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

on the cafe brod heid

forgat

a snorlie hankie




on the cafe table

forgotten

a knotted handkerchief

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

oot frae unner

a hap o snaw

...voar




out from under

a blanket of snow

...spring 

Jerusalem haddie's

azure flicht

...glorifeein the aircher




kingfisher's

azure flight

...glorifying the archer


Saturday, January 08, 2022

am aye weirin

her loom band  -

a hecht's a hecht




i'm still wearing

her loom band  -

a promise is a promise

Thursday, January 06, 2022

a santa bunnet

trampit i the snaw

...fremmit sodgers




a santa hat

trampled in the snow

...foreign soldiers

Wednesday, January 05, 2022

watter's souchs an grueins  -

deuk quaich guis honk

an hern's seelent spear




river's tones and terrors  -

duck quack goose honk

and heron's silent spear