Wednesday, November 29, 2023

drien snaw  -

ilka tree

a siller birk

driven snow  -

every tree

a silver birch

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

wund throuch

faw'n leaves


wind through

the fallen leaves


peerie skwurrel

bussie-tailed  -

soopin the leaves

little squirrel

bushy-tailed  -

sweeping the leaves

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

alang the fuitpeth

Reid Rab daffs it


along the footpath

the robin plays


Thursday, November 16, 2023

aneath the sauchs

in emerant watter  -

the hern

beneath the willows

in green water  -

the heron

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

armistice day paraud  -

on the tree

a hinmaist pickle leaves

armistice day parade  -

on the tree

a last few leaves

skifflin throuch leaves  -


fir the bodach an the aik

shuffling through leaves  -


for the old man and the oak

day-daw  -


an craw scrunchin's gears

dawn  -


and crow crunching his gears

Monday, November 13, 2023

blowster ower  -

the maple tree's

bleck skelet

storm over  -

the maple tree's

black skeleton

Friday, November 10, 2023

craw an saw-neb

haudin thair distance  -

sowpin frae the samen burn

crow and goosander

keeping their distance  -

drinking from the same stream

Tuesday, November 07, 2023

ootgoavin ilk ither

hern an me

...till he wuns!

outstaring each other

heron and I

...until he wins!

Monday, November 06, 2023

efter bonfire nicht

daw's reid lift


after bonfire night

dawn's red sky


Saturday, November 04, 2023

hairst leaves  -

the boolin green

a bricht orange

autumn leaves  -

the bowling green

a bright orange

Thursday, November 02, 2023

wast wund

shooglin the leaves

...prayer flags

west wind

shaking the leaves

...prayer flags

(For Gaza)

Wednesday, November 01, 2023


see tae thair sinflooers

... thair tonsured heids


tend their sunflowers

... their tonsured heads