Friday, May 31, 2024

trystin wi maggie on the rod  -

a bode

or semply a haiku?

meeting magpie on the road  -

an omen

or simply a haiku?

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

twa fremmit fowk  -

the bleckie's croonin's

stellt thaim

two strangers  -

the blackbird's singing

has brought them to a standstill

Monday, May 27, 2024

snail in's shall

aw day

...this dinsome neebour

snail in his shell

all day

...this noisy neighbour

Saturday, May 25, 2024

voar dichtin  -

attercap mizzlin

intae the vacuum

spring cleaning  -

spider disappearing

into the vacuum

Thursday, May 23, 2024

the maple tree


chappin it the door

the maple tree


knocking at the door

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

watterside dander


twa lifts

riverside walk


two skies

Monday, May 20, 2024

hinmaist day  -

on the strand tourists

coontin thair bawbees

last day  -

on the beach tourists

counting their coins

Sunday, May 19, 2024

spanish Mass  -

the priest alowe

ceilin fans birlin...lift aff!

spanish Mass  -

the priest on fire

ceiling fans spinning...lift off!

Friday, May 17, 2024

jazz i the perk  -

a braw tenor sax

seelensce't the rooster

jazz in the park  -

a beautiful tenor sax

silenced the cockerel

Thursday, May 16, 2024

 the skinklin sea  -

doon bi the harbour

the landit catch skinklin

the glittering sea  -

down by the harbour

the landed catch glittering

airlie mornin rooster

ma fere

...on weekdays!

early morning cockerel  -

my friend

...on weekdays!

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

 the crippelt laddie's draigon


it his hert

the disabled boy's kite


at his heart

Monday, May 13, 2024

a suddent shooer

his colourfou umberellae

...a wattergaw

a sudden shower

his colourfull umbrella

...a rainbow

Saturday, May 11, 2024

gean tree

fifty year auld  -

a stoup o stoor

cherry tree

fifty years old  -

a pillar of dust

lown mornin  -

pish-the-bed clocks


calm morning  -

dandelion clocks


Wednesday, May 08, 2024

slawly abuin the palin

peerie nebs

...aipple flourish

slowly above the fence 

tiny faces blossom

ah sned the furst sway  -

butterie chacks

it fir strauchtness

I cut the first swathe  -

butterfly checks

it for straightness