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Memories

By Scott Bailey © 2017 Sunlight pleases himTeases him with memoriesBlotting out real life Photo by Mathias P.R. Reding on Pexels.com

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Holding Hands

By Scott Bailey © 2016 Tiny, warm, fragileFingers tightly holding mineTreasured memories Image from Pixabay

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Karma

By Scott Bailey © 2017 Let not victoryExcite you too much, karmaHas her eye on you Photo by Eva Elijas on Pexels.com

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No o’s

In response to Scott's Daily Prompt, Twenty Five The blackbird perches High in the silver elm tree The wind tests the trunk Photo by Jozef Fehu00e9r on Pexels.com A quick one - a haiku written without the letter o.

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Concert

By Scott Bailey © 2017 Speaker throbs with bassNotes leap higher and higherFeedback thrills the crowd Photo by Wendy Wei on Pexels.com

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The Eye

By Scott Bailey © 2017 Behold the great eyeWatching through the trees, maybeJust a butterfly

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Curse

By Scott Bailey © 2017 The tiger cursesBeautiful, perfect peltThe hunter's desire Photo by GEORGE DESIPRIS on Pexels.com

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Wonders

By Scott Bailey © 2017 Starlings swooping downAs they spy the big cityWonders await them Image by Unachicalinda from Pixabay

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A Spring of Dreams – Trench

Trench By Scott Bailey © 2013 Dancing with my wife,last week the telegraph came:Coughs ring round the trench. Available as Kindle or hardback from Amazon

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Seasons

By Scott Bailey © 2017 I’m fresh out of springBeyond the long summer daysWinter is coming Photo by Jessica Lewis Creative on Pexels.com

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Air Miles

In response to Scott's Daily Prompt, Think global, act local!   We must treasure those Who are close and are willing To help those afar Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com

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Fire

In response to Scott's Daily Prompt, Burning down the house The mountain rained fire Castle trembled, emptied of life In time, forgotten Photo by Tomu00e1u0161 Malu00edk on Pexels.com

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Warm Crackle

By Scott Bailey © 2017 There once was a time When the crackle of vinyl Was the path to love

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Twist and Shout

By Scott Bailey © 2017 A shout from the earth Twisting rivers of fire Cascade to the sea

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Home

In response to Scott's Daily Prompt, free association. The rain on the soil Leads us to the homeward road Where roots are deepest Photo by Daniel Watson on Pexels.com

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Knowledge

In response to Scott's Daily Prompt, Toot your horn A tenuous connection but that's how my mind works. Knowledge is nothing To admit your ignorance That is true wisdom Photo by Janko Ferlic on Pexels.com

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The Colourful King

By Scott Bailey © 2017 The kingfisher marks The day with a drip, drip, then Flashing, splashing colour.

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Clean Slate

In response to Scott's Daily Prompt, Clean Slate Rain washes the slates Grey sheen shines in the sunlight Ready for the moss Photo by Laker on Pexels.com

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Parlay

By Scott Bailey 2017 We swing from lack ofParlay to way too much talkBlessing or a curse? Photo by Mikhail Nilov on Pexels.com  

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Free

By Scott Bailey 2017 Let the wind blow meOn the course of its desireThe ocean’s freedom Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com  

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The Secret

By Scott Bailey © 2017 The ancient secretBurns in our hearts and our bloodObscured by sharp lies If you really want to know the secret check out Mankind Limited Photo by Tayeb MEZAHDIA on Pexels.com

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Stroke of Midnight

The brush of midnight Sweeps darkness across the sky Sprinkled with white stars In response to Scott's Daily Prompt, Stroke of Midnight

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Sharp

By Scott Bailey © 2017 Silk slides on the breezeMeets the flow of sharpened steelLeaves a perfect tear Image by 3D Animation Production Company from Pixabay

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Oversight

By Scott Bailey 2017 InevitableOur downfall will be caused byA small oversight Image by Schäferle from Pixabay

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Kissing the Flame

By Scott Bailey © 2017 The meteor daresTo kiss the flames of the sunThen slingshots away Image by WikiImages from Pixabay

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Exposure

By Scott Bailey 2017 Sleek steel apertureWidens for a brief momentExposing a truth Image by Frantisek Krejci from Pixabay

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Aesthetic

By Scott Bailey 2017 Thinking aestheticsIs vaguely anaestheticTrying hard to write Photo by Marcus Aurelius on Pexels.com

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Capable

By Scott Bailey 2017 I’m not capableOf writing a good poemTonight. Worn right out Photo by Cup of Couple on Pexels.com

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Someday

By Scott Bailey 2017 Someday, one day, soonAfter that important thingThat I need to do Image by Eduin Escobar from Pixabay

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The Little Monkey

By Scott Bailey 2017 Little monkey clingsTightly to his mother’s backAncient lizard flies Photo by Nitin Sharma on Pexels.com

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Coasting

By Scott Bailey © 2017 This car is coastingFamiliar road aheadTime to go off-road Photo by Rachel Claire on Pexels.com

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Gravity

By Scott Bailey © 2017 GravityWhen specificHas strange effectsThings get wibbly-wobblyCertain linesGet bentOther linesGet crossedSo watchThe specific gravity Photo by Prem Pal Singh Tanwar on Pexels.com

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Space

By Scott Bailey © 2016 Feel the space aroundEverywhere that I can seeBreathe, release and live Photo by Ingo Joseph on Pexels.com

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Discover

By Scott Bailey © 2016 Discovered knowledgeTreasured sweeter than anyTeacher could serve up Photo by Sofia Alejandra on Pexels.com

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Enthusiasm

By Scott Bailey © 2016 Dead enthusiasmPassion for mundane laboursSeems to be required Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com

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Another Anthem

By Scott Bailey © 2016 Ring the bells of lifeEvery heartbeat tolling onSo jingle them well Photo by Az Aay Chhetri on Pexels.com

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Fishing

By Scott Bailey © 2016 Kingfisher fishingSilver treasure in the darkIce seals the lake shut Photo by Andrew Mckie on Pexels.com

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Flee

By Scott Bailey © 2016 The cold swallows fleeRiding currents to the southRivers take their time Photo by Skyler Ewing on Pexels.com

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Missing

By Scott Bailey © 2016 Never ending beachThe crashing waves repeatingPermanence missing Image from Pixabay

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Swift

By Scott Bailey © 2016 Swifts swoop and dazzleAerobatics in the skyStill, we watch in awe By pau.artigas (Falciot #2 Uploaded by Snowmanradio) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons

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Still

By Scott Bailey © 2016 Stood before a wallDreaming of the road beyondStill before a wall Image from Pixabay

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Vanish

By Scott Bailey © 2016 You must rememberWhen waking from reveriesAll your dreams vanish Photo by Ketut Subiyanto on Pexels.com

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Pets

By Scott Bailey © 2016 Let’s play with our petsKeep them happy and contentWhile we milk them dry

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Cold Morning

By Scott Bailey © 2016 Golden sunlight fillsThe air where the songbirds spillTheir song while frost kills image from Pixabay

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All my books are now available in Hardcover

Yes, if you fancy a bit more luxury, you can now get all four of my books in hardcover format! For quick links to them all jump over to my Amazon Page. Or read on. Mankind Limited Marc trudged on with life, marching in line with his fellow workers. Weighed down by the everyday burdens… Continue reading All my books are now available in Hardcover

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Holiday

By Scott Bailey © 2017 Resting on the coastThe soothing sounds of the seaFill this empty shell Photo by Alexandr Podvalny on Pexels.com

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Hope

By Scott Bailey © 2017 Hope holds back the tideStays the shifting golden sandThin mist arises Photo by Ben Mack on Pexels.com

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Painted Ladies

By Scott Bailey © 2017 The painted ladiesThousands fly from AfricaTo be lunch for birds