Thursday, February 23, 2023

fluid trock redd  -

the burn

croonin agane

flood debris cleared  -

the stream

singing again

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

roondin a bend i the burn  -

the suddent licht

o swans an snawdraps

rounding a bend in the stream  -

the sudden light 

of swans and snowdrops

covid lockdoon  -

we brunt oor palm corse

an sainit ilk ither

covid lockdown   -

we burned our palm cross

and blessed each other

(Ash wednesday)

Monday, February 20, 2023

voar sin  

a boorach

o daffins

spring sun

a cluster

of daffodils

Thursday, February 16, 2023

her gairden

fou o plastic skwurrels  -

she  fells the rael yins!

her garden

full of plastic squirrels  -

she kills the real ones!

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Valentine's day  -

twa speuggies 

halfers a fat-baw

Valentine's day  -

two sparrows

share a fat-ball

Monday, February 13, 2023

ma brunt haun hailin  -

its huil

bairnlie new

my burnt hand healing  -

its skin

baby new

craws in sinlicht  -

on the wa

dirlin graffitti

crows in sunlight  -

on the wall

kinetic graffitti

Wednesday, February 08, 2023

twa windae-waashers  -

ah suddently mynd

a cataract appintment

two window-cleaners  -

i suddenly remember

a cataract appointment

frae the yirthquak's 

derk bore  -  a peerie bairn

...caum it its hamecomin

from the earthquake's

dark hole  -  a tiny child

...calm at its second birth

Tuesday, February 07, 2023



amang the snawdraps



among the snowdrops

Thursday, February 02, 2023

swan preenin  -

a bygaun jogger

...her pink pleats

swan preening  -

a passing jogger

...her pink pigtails