The Tip of the Flame


By Scott Bailey © 2015 The glint in the dark From the deep of the cave The thirst that draws The primitive out Out from the dark Out from the safe Into the harsh Changes of life Leaping from age to age The fire that burns inside Connecting us over time To the fires that … Continue reading The Tip of the Flame

Taunting Thunder


By Scott Bailey © 2015 Taunting thunder Bring on the storm Rail against the rain Scream at the sea’s form But the storm rages on The rain lashes skin The sea eats the land And sweeps on in Still and steadfastly Stands the ancient oak Stretched beneath the sun Or a frosty cloak Weathers every storm … Continue reading Taunting Thunder