Andervayne’s Dream by Scott Bailey

In these times of quick gratification and short attention spans, I decided to try and buck the trend and present something not only with greater length but also depth. The poems in this collection were written over a long period and for different purposes. They are varied but they are all long. And they all … Continue reading Andervayne’s Dream by Scott Bailey

Less Noise, More Action

That kind of sums up my approach to 2020, particularly to writing. 2019 was not overly productive for me. I curated and edited some old work into a new collection – Andervayne’s Dream. I also continued to try and market my existing books, Mankind Limited, A Spring of Dreams and Thirteen Tales of Ghosts. Not … Continue reading Less Noise, More Action

Mother Mercury

By Scott Bailey © 2013 Mercury sang to his motherA plea for help against a worldThat loved his every word and deedBut hated his most secret thoughtsThey would not accept what he wasIn the deepest part of his soulWhen will the world catch upWith the genius and the loverWhen can the Mercury MothersLove their sons’ … Continue reading Mother Mercury

Until One Day

By Scott Bailey © 2013 TwoRibbonsOf mistHangTwirling slowlyAround himSittingSilentIn his cageA cage ofGold chainsAndSilver barsBuilt of responsibilityParenthoodHusbandhoodManhoodThe cage compressesThe darkness thatFills itDarkness surrounds himTries to engulf himBut the ribbons of mistTwirlSlowlyAs he waitsUntil One Day Originally published in A Spring of Dreams