Scots Poems

KINGS CAVE, ISLE OF ARRAN i Gouged lang afore this battered isle Wis ga’en a name tae caa its ain, The caves o the King gape like wounds Cut deep intae Arran’s armoured side. Here, generations o men hae carved Thir mark intae sanstane waas. Here, time hides in the dark, darin aa Tae enter… Continue reading Scots Poems

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Welcome to my blog “Photos-Poetry-Haiku”. I hope you enjoy your visit. I am an Amateur Photographer / Poet from Dumfries in beautiful South West Scotland. I enjoy Minimalist Photography, sometimes single images, sometimes multiple images on a theme. Most images here will be in colour but I’ll include black and white images too. My poems… Continue reading Welcome

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Sea and Stone The air is full of the sea. I can feel my feet sink into the sand at the tide’s edge. In my hand I have a stone. My eyes are closed. A woman is helping her child to walk down a rocky shore. Where the water begins they stop. Before them lies… Continue reading Haibun


night tide a small wave shatters the moon still water looking at myself looking back muted colours waiting for memories to blossom a shadow unfolds butterfly! the stars have gone dew drops glisten on the willow tree the small bird lets go the branch drops the world


Paths I am walking along familiar paths, listening to bird song drifting down from the same old sky. Yet, there is a change in the air, a shift, a new old same old. Beneath that tree, a broken shell, a feather. Winter Jetty There is a beauty In the cold, In the white loch, In… Continue reading Poetry

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