Tuesday, October 31, 2023

 hallae e'en  

wutchies it the doors  -

yin hoosehauder hidin


witches at the doors  -

one householder hiding

Sunday, October 29, 2023

scunnert youthlins  -

on the stamed bus winnock

nochts an corses

bored youngsters  -

on the steamed bus window

noughts and crosses

hairst leaves

i the weet  -

bonnie causey airt

autumn leaves

in the rain

beautiful street art

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

leaves faw


wi the hameless

leaves fall


with the homeless

Friday, October 20, 2023

blatter  --

dreevin the gentie maser


storm  -

driving the gentle acer


whaur the derk lift

trysts wi the derk watter:

a keyhole o licht...swan

where the dark sky

meets the dark water:

a keyhole of light...swan

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

the scales an chords

o the blatter

blawin throuch the toon

the scales and chords

of the storm

blowing through the town

oot frae Mass  -

tentie o craw

dookin's breid i the burn

out from Mass  -

watching crow

dipping its bread in the stream

Monday, October 16, 2023


lang spirlie shanks

...shilpit ballerina


long thin legs 

...skinny ballerina

Friday, October 13, 2023

hairst  -

acer leaves reid nebbed

it the nakitness

autumn  -

acer leaves red faced

at the nakedness

Saturday, October 07, 2023

 wundfaw  -

athort the green

aipples boolin alang

windfall  -

across the lawn

apples bowling along

Wednesday, October 04, 2023

ilka day

a'm claucht  -

wab threids in ma mou

every day

I'm caught  -

web threids in my mouth

Monday, October 02, 2023

years gang by  -

frae ilk watterside

sauchs it last tiggin

years go by  -

from each riverbank

willows at last touching

laich sin  -

ma sheddae

danders aside me

low sun  -

my shadow

walks beside me