Creative Writing, Poetry, Writing

The Final Bang

By Scott Bailey © 2014

Staring down the barrel
Of everyday life
Wondering how long the fuse will last
Tensing to dodge
The final bang
Never can

Photo By Scott Bailey
Photo By Scott Bailey

Originally published in A Spring of Dreams

Creative Writing, Poetry, Writing

Poppies

By Scott Bailey © 2013

Time for the flowers to bloom again
Red
Like blood
That was shed
A century ago
And every day since
One day
They will be white

Image from Pixabay

Originally published in A Spring of Dreams