Deep Roots


By Scott Bailey © 2017 The roots of the trees are deep In the deep of the old old forest Digging in the dirt, drinking in the earth Long are the memories The past seeping slowly from Root to trunk to branch to leaf Contemplating Ripped up. Houses built.   In response to the daily … Continue reading Deep Roots

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

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

Meet the Characters – Richard


Mankind Limited Richard Richard burns. He burns with a fury that is too bright for him to look at. He fights the system in whatever inventive ways he can concoct. He never asks why he fights or what his ultimate goal is. He just needs the fight. So defeat almost crushes him, forces him to … Continue reading Meet the Characters – Richard