Guillemots

pair of guillemots
whir away from the ferry
their fishing disturbed

Walk

grey contours define
cloud, rock, ocean, horizon,
shadows conspiring

Uist Haiku is our collection of short poems and images, created by residents of Uist. More about the project

Looking for inspiration for your haiku? Respond to one of the images in our Waiting Room

Or you can add your poem as a comment on one of these haiku.

Or simply email us your poem and/or image at uistarts@gmail.com

Peat

Peat

under wet cold peat
centuries of life live and
wait to speak aloud

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Whisper

Whisper

waves whisper, as if
they remember secret streams
mountain springs

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Lambs

Lambs

well suited
the small snow of the lambs
can’t chill

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Landmarks

Landmarks

Text / Image: Catriona MacInnes / Catherine Yeatmanmarch heather fullnessprecious metal silver stripscut the dark moorland

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