Confined


By Scott Bailey © 2015   Space. It stretched out before him – endless, dark, enticing. The stars were faint and blurry through the thick glass view port, moving in a slow arc across his vision. He could feel the endless nothing all around, calling to his soul, a siren’s whisper. Float with us. Float … Continue reading Confined

Distant Clattering


A tenuous link today but … 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 Photo by Scott Bailey   Available asKindle or hardback … Continue reading Distant Clattering

Where the Grey Wolves Grieve


Where the Grey Wolves Grieve   By Scott Bailey © 2014   On a barren plain Where food and joy are sparse The desolate packs wander Watching slow time pass Here The grey wolves grieve   With rose stained eyes Patrolling their border wide Preserving what is left Of what they hold inside It’s why … Continue reading Where the Grey Wolves Grieve

Where the Dark Wolf Dreams


Where the Dark Wolf Dreams   By Scott Bailey © 2014   A deep and dark filled cave Upon a mountain high Where no light dares enter And no echo finds reply Shallow The dark wolf dreams   A rumble from within Deep in the dark wolves throat The echo of the growl The terrifying … Continue reading Where the Dark Wolf Dreams

Where the Red Fox Roams


Where the Red Fox Roams   By Scott Bailey © 2014   The timid beasties scatter With tiny racing hearts The scent of blood approaches The herd all ways it parts For here The red fox roamsThe scent of fear it rises And fans the fox’s fire Into enslaving passion To raise the killer higher … Continue reading Where the Red Fox Roams