Poem a day challenge #335 (In the Earth)


In the Earth By Scott Bailey © 2014 A pewter dragon in the dust Some curling chains turned to rust Some old bones stacked in line A bone comb with a broken tine Ritual gifts or just waste Theorise with too much haste Maybe let the question go Maybe let the mystery grow http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk

Poem a day challenge #239 (The Changing of the Guard)


The Changing of the Guard By Scott Bailey © 2014 Changing times and names War and scandal and divorce Mother reigns again http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk

Poem a day challenge #237 (The Northern Stewards)


The Northern Stewards By Scott Bailey © 2014 The thistle embraced the wilting rose Joined the lands as one Wars still rumbled across hill and plain Dividing faith from faith The stewards who ascended high Would rise and fall and rise Held heads so high they thought divine Then tumbled to the ground Sons of … Continue reading Poem a day challenge #237 (The Northern Stewards)

Poem a day challenge #236 (The White Rose Blooms)


The White Rose Blooms By Scott Bailey © 2014 A renaissance across the land Throwing off the far-flung shackles For new ones closer to home A new white dawn Grabbing the holy riches Gold crosses forged to swords War in all directions An empire to rebuild Tall ships grew and multiplied New lands found and … Continue reading Poem a day challenge #236 (The White Rose Blooms)

Poem a day challenge #235 (The Golden Sprig of Broom)


The Golden Sprig of Broom By Scott Bailey © 2014 The invaders became the natives And the empire grew and grew Still one tongue ruled, another served Ambitious chances were few Once King extended the lands Far across the sea A golden time of riches For those who were still free In wars the riches … Continue reading Poem a day challenge #235 (The Golden Sprig of Broom)