The Siege of the Stupid

By Scott Bailey © 2017 We have handed over our passport Battered down the hatches In a siege of our own designing Some feeling smug justification Others wondering if they should have done more All responsible All of us Remember this Huddled behind our walls When the hunger strikes In response to the daily … Continue reading The Siege of the Stupid

A Spring of Dreams – Distant Clattering

Distant Clattering By Scott Bailey © 2014 A white wedge Spotted in the corner Of a run-down shop Off the track Joyful memories swell And from the past I hear the clattering Of a metal bowl Filling with a quarter pound Of sherbet lemons   Available as Kindle or hardback from Amazon or CreateSpace   … Continue reading A Spring of Dreams – Distant Clattering

Read It! Don’t let it come to pass!

Humanity reduced to a bottom line. Trapped. In a world where everything is measured and control pervades every area of life, four people begin to break down. Instead, they break through the walls of deceit and propaganda and into a world of revolution. Each, in their way, vow to overthrow the established order. They embark … Continue reading Read It! Don’t let it come to pass!

A Ghost Sighting – Thirteen Tales

A Ghost Sighting A blatant, carefree affair leads to some odd visions and strange happenings in an ancient cottage in the sticks. 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 … Continue reading A Ghost Sighting – Thirteen Tales


By Scott Bailey © 2017 Fortune favours the bold Risk equals success People stop seeing risk And hand over their cash Their time Their labour Their lives The minority shine The majority are mesmerised While they fall In response to the daily prompt Fortune #DailyPrompt