Devastation


By Scott Bailey 2017 The God of War awoke. Stirred from his long slumber and stretched. He gave a few swings of his hammer and yawned. “This is it!” His voice rolled through the thunder clouds like a promise. His minions had had their fun while he slept. Keeping the family business running so to … Continue reading Devastation

The Lonely Tree


By Scott Bailey © 2016   The lonely tree Stood atop the blasted hill Stark Barren branches snatching Rays from a mist-shrouded sun Every now and then Upon an errant breeze Flits a weary bird Resting one more time On its final flight Then falls All around the roots Dead birds and ash Giving meager … Continue reading The Lonely Tree

Happy Family


By Scott Bailey 2014 And then After an hours silence He warms our heart With a carefully crafted picture Mummy in a tutu Daddy very tall Then himself dancing And his new baby brother – coming soon And Lucas up in the sky Looking down from heaven Not your average family But happy   In … Continue reading Happy Family

Mother – Thirteen Tales


Mother Parental echoes and whispers do their dirty work. A man is the sum of their parts. Thirteen Tales of Ghosts By Scott Bailey A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are traditional ghost stories in the tradition of M.R. James and Edgar Allan Poe. Other are not. Some scare, some are fun. Some … Continue reading Mother – Thirteen Tales

Starfire


Starfire By Scott Bailey © 2014 Made of crystal So clear It can hardly be seen The breadth of seven men The height of the clouds The top unseen Inside Sparking and crackling Impossible Bright and pure It is filled with Starfire For miles around The land knows no dark Ever The question might be … Continue reading Starfire

Meet the Characters – Jane


Mankind Limited Jane Jane is a rebel. Of sorts. She engages in rebellious activity and she is good at it. If anyone had tracked her exploits they might say she was a genius. Because that was correct no one had ever tracked her. But the truth was that so far in her life she had … Continue reading Meet the Characters – Jane