notsokrates

a life of cheerful simplicity

Scottish haiku

From Alan Spence’s Glasgow Zen, versions of haiku by Issa:

wid ye lookit
the state ae it –
me in ma new jaicket!

fling doon crumbs
the sparras start fightin –
ye canny win!

poor auld bugger
beggin in the rain
for a few bob –
sorry pal, ah’m skint tae

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This entry was posted on 25 April, 2015 by in poetry and tagged , .
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