By Scott Bailey © 2014 Brass Steam Steel Coal Old Times Warm Smells Thudding Down the rails Photo by Scott Bailey Originally published in A Spring of Dreams http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk
Behind the door? Was it something moving? Someone? Just ignore it. Dive back under the covers, carry on reading… 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 … Continue reading What’s that Noise?
These Daily Prompts are my attempt to fill the hole left by the now retired Daily Post. To see them all click here. I will not be able to review them or comment on them but feel free to join in and use them as an inspiration for your own work. They have been randomly … Continue reading Scotts Daily Prompt Grandfather
By Scott Bailey © 2018 When the fire goes out The heat is dissipated Darkness falls again Only then do the creatures Of the night find their solace In response to COLLEEN’S WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 112, “COLD & SAFE,” #SYNONYMSONLY Check the link for the guidelines and rules A tanka this week. … Continue reading The Solace of the Night
By Scott Bailey © 2013 Birds do it. Bees do it Even the goddamn fleas do it It’s in the genes to survive It’s not enough. Not for us We have more, in our double helix Than the ability to thrive Make it our duty Transcend circumstance! In response to my daily prompt Double #DailyPrompt, #amwriting, … Continue reading Duty
By Scott Bailey © 2014 Dissecting darkness Silver shining score Weaving across the night Hanging, trembling, shimmering Waiting for A hapless fly To wrap up and serve As an artist’s Main course Photo by Scott Bailey Originally published in A Spring of Dreams http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk