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


stottin on a clint

graithin himsel fir the plype


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 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 an muin


opening the curtains

fox and 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


a snorlie hankie

on the cafe table


a knotted handkerchief

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

oot frae unner

a hap o snaw


out from under

a blanket of snow



azure flicht

...glorifeein the aircher


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 leister

river's tones and terrors  -

duck quack goose honk

and heron's silent spear