Sunday, November 27, 2022

furst advent caunle

sterts tae daunce  -

sterts THE DAUNCE!

first advent candle

starts to dance  -

starts THE DANCE!

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

unco peerie squaik  -

maggie's fund

sumhin siller

strange little squeak  -

magpie's found

something silver

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

 trainspottin  -

myndin the auld puffers

...freesty braith

trainspotting  -

remembering the old puffers

...frosty breath

Monday, November 21, 2022

geelt hameless  -

reid straiks o a pastel lift

i thair een

frozen homeless  -

red streaks of a pastel sky

in their eyes

Saturday, November 19, 2022

hern's fuitprents

amang the saugh leaves

...stobbie calligraphy

heron's footprints

among the willow leaves

...spiky calligraphy

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

wa-gang agane  -

eemigrant laddie

nirlin i the weet

leaving again  -

emigrant son

shrinking in the rain

Friday, November 11, 2022

 i the winnock  -

fou muin, attercap,

an the threids am claucht in

in the windoow  -

full moon, spider,

and the threads I'm caught in

Wednesday, November 09, 2022

doacter's appintment  -

it his winnock skwurrel

hunkers creckin a nit

doctor's appointment  -

at his window squirrel

sits cracking a nut

mawin the girss  -

the creck

o cracker nits

mowing the grass  -

the crack

of hazelnuts

burds cheeplin

wund i the treen  -  an me:

God's HI-FI seestem

birds chirping

wind in the trees  -  and me:

God's HI-FI system

Tuesday, November 08, 2022

saw neb dookin

gaein unner   -  syne 

scartin whaur a lug micht be

goosander bathing

going under  -   then

scratching where an ear might be

leukin lik the hinmaist leaf

on a nakit acer

...Reid Rab

looking like the last leaf 

on a naked acer

...a robin

Thursday, November 03, 2022

auld tarry-breeks  -

his twa powls

the swallin causey

the old sailor  -

his two walking sticks

the swelling pavement

Wednesday, November 02, 2022

efter the weet  -

speuggie lans on a brainch

brings doon anither shour

after the rain  -

sparrow lands on a branch

brings down another shower