Tuesday, October 25, 2022

snail  -

his siller lines

o musardrie

snail  -

his silver lines

of poetry

on a brainch, sparks,

a raw i the sin  -

suin tae kythe as cluds...agane

on a branch, raindrops,

a row in the sun -

soon to become clouds...again

Saturday, October 22, 2022

the acer's firie leaves


...bleckened brainches

the acer's fiery leaves


...blackened branches

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

faur aff

her an hern

ilk anein a blae-gray cot

in the distance

she and heron

each in a blue-grey coat

the auld gangrel  -

his haun-me-doon shuin

his bluided heels

the old tramp  -

his hand-me-down shoes

his bloodied heels

tooer cran

hystin anither laid

...stackin cluds

tower crane

hoisting another load

...stacking clouds

Sunday, October 16, 2022

midnicht pish  -

i the shunkie

a fissog pluffs

midnight pee  -

in the toilet

a face explodes

Thursday, October 13, 2022

i the syver

sumyin's boo-tie 

...heich-fleer's pairty

in the gutter

someone's bow-tie 

...high-flyer's party

Monday, October 10, 2022

hairst  -

reid, yalla , gowd, refleckit

on the scaffie's fissog

autumn  -

red, yellow, gold,reflected

on the street-sweeper's face

Thursday, October 06, 2022

licht skails

frae flooers, treen, fowk  -

a day fir refleckshun

light pours

from flowers, trees, people  -

a day for reflection

grannie's but'n ben  -

oot frae the lum

a wattergaw

grandmother's cottage  -

out from the chimney

a rainbow


craw-aipples  -

a pollock splairge

run -over

crab-apples  -

 a pollock splash

Saturday, October 01, 2022

fiercelin times  -

e'en i the kintra

deuks heid-buttin

aggressive times  -

even in the country

ducks head-butting