The Gorge


By Scott Bailey © 2017 Cheddar Gorge Deep With memories Camping with friends Caving Rich smell of loam Aroma of cheese The chill of the cave Holidays with family Children eyes Reliving the wonder Of my youth Deep runs the gorge http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk In response to the daily prompt Gorge #DailyPrompt #iamwriting, #postaday

The Children of Thunder


By Scott Bailey © 2014   Rising up and crashing down On the cold, dark northern sea Through hail and thunder, rain and show The dark behind we flee Filled with fear and hunger From their lands bereft They gorged their souls on anger Till nothing else was left They crashed upon the naked shores … Continue reading The Children of Thunder

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

Poem a day challenge #307 (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 Poem a day challenge #307 (Starfire)

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