Poetry

Ecoptic

September 17th, 2017 Posted In: Writing Tags: 2017, Birth, Children, Death, Poetry

Ectopic So missus, how are you? Going home now, that’s fine You wait two months now Before trying again Aye right son, trying again As if my battered bones Will ever move again without creaking After that guid hiding After that nasty surprise That dragged me out of bed And threw me out to sea […]

Vikings

September 17th, 2017 Posted In: Writing Tags: 2017, Language, Poetry, Scotland, Swedish

Vikings Learning Swedish, I had a head start In this language studded With words I already know A Christmas cake plump with raisins The German words lost their Z and SCH Smoothed and polished away like stones on a beach Thanks to Konung Jean Bernadotte, An elev goes to school And you buy a biljet […]