Tuesday, February 27, 2024

aw alang the causey

sensor lichts cum on  -

bawdrons' midnicht dander

all along the street

sensor lights come on  -

cat's midnight walk

the bodach

stoiterin nou

thankrife fir a broun haun

the old man

staggering now

grateful for a brown hand

Friday, February 23, 2024

fooneral Mass

a babbie groozles  -

baith ens o the meesterie

funeral Mass

a baby gurgles  -

both ends of the mystery

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

yon tyme agane -

wirms streekin


that time again  -

worms stretching



a bruckle scrieve

frae a bruckle laddie


a fragile letter

from a fragile boy

sparks on a brainch

rowe an dunt

...newton's beddie

raindrops on a branch

roll and bump

...newton's cradle

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Mardi Gras glamour  -

bairns tap-daunce:

bottle-taps stellt tae thair shuin

Mardi Gras magic  -

children tap-dance:

bottle-tops fixed to their shoes

Monday, February 12, 2024

a bleckie hunkers


on the sinny side o the tree

a blackbird sits


on the sunny side of the tree

Thursday, February 08, 2024

i the deid buddhist's


new buds 

in the dead buddhist's 


new buds

i the auld neibourheid

awbodie gane  -

a lane maw's oorie skirl

in the old neighbourhood

everybody gone  -

a lone gull's eerie cry

meditation oor  -

a bleck bawdrons

corses the snaw

meditation hour  -

a black cat

crosses the snow

Monday, February 05, 2024

weet mornin  --


nid noddin as a gae bye

wet morning  -


nodding as i pass