Creative Writing, Haiku, Poetry, Writing

Coasting

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

Creative Writing, General, Poem a Day Challenge, Poetry, Writing

Green Fingers

By Scott Bailey © 2013 Photo Credit: Scott Bailey © 2008 Green fingers Rip open the rusty shell Slow tendrils with irresistible grasp. Dealt with by a blade or a chemical wash They will be back. In time victory will be theirs. http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk

General, Poem a Day Challenge, Poetry, Writing

Poem a day challenge #353 (Steel Grin)

Steel Grin By Scott Bailey © 2014 Shining steel A grill like a grin Of the shark that killed you Get the previous ones here http://wp.me/P3kG6h-bb  and get my début novel Mankind Limited

General, Poem a Day Challenge, Poetry, Writing

Poem a day challenge #203 (My Car)

My Car By Scott Bailey © 2013 One light out A film of grime Kicked up from the road Travelled on Switches broken Things won’t turn on Or off Squeals and grinds And groans Deflation Thirsty Dim My car And me Get the previous ones here http://wp.me/P3kG6h-bb  and get my début novel Mankind Limited

General, Poem a Day Challenge, Poetry, Writing

Poem a day challenge #55 (Green Fingers)

Green Fingers By Scott Bailey © 2013 Green fingers Rip open the rusty shell Slow tendrils with irresistible grasp. Dealt with by a blade or a chemical wash They will be back. In time victory will be theirs. Get the previous ones here http://wp.me/P3kG6h-bb

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Poem a day challenge #53 (Silver)

Silver  By Scott Bailey © 2013 Shining argent in sunlight or silver sheen in the rain Letter, rings, lions. Phoenix or tiny names Even flying angels and leaping fluid cats. Bright, alluring but for many The last thing they will see. Get the previous ones here http://wp.me/P3kG6h-bb

Financial, General, Poetry, Writing

Holiday Relaxation – Not!

Well that's another holiday week done and dusted. And I will be returning more stressed than when I left. So the up and downs - let's do the downs first and leave it on a positive. There were tons of jobs to be done and this was one of the reasons to take some time… Continue reading Holiday Relaxation – Not!

General

Baby Memorial Garden, Car Trouble and Adoption Homework

Holiday has started. Not entirely well. So much for relaxing. Started with a quick trip to the garage as my wheel is making all sorts of noises. (I am thinking now the bearings are going). The garage (the second I have taken it to in as many days) could find nothing wrong. They could however… Continue reading Baby Memorial Garden, Car Trouble and Adoption Homework

General, Health, Poetry, Work, Writing

Walls and Nakedness!

Well its been a stressful few days. Work had been full on (but nothing wrong with that!). Life has been equally full on, rushing to the doctors or the garage! My car is feeling as creaky as me - but as with me - nothing apparently appears to be wrong. Alexander has been very demanding these… Continue reading Walls and Nakedness!

General

Am I a grown up now?

Collected our new "family" car today. Makes me feel grown up.... Drove it Westwood Cross to get used to it. Not much else to report today.

General, Health, Work

Crawling back to life

Well, after returning to work last Tuesday I promptly had to take the rest of the week off due to feeling very ill. Alexander joined me in this and was too ill to go back to nursery. It was still an eventful week. A warning light had come on my engine over the last few… Continue reading Crawling back to life

General, Work

Back to work

Woke up with a stinking cold. So did Alexander and I think Rachel is heading that way. After four days together Alexander was disappointed I had to go to work. He asked what I would do at work.  I told him I would be working on a computer. "And what else?" he asked. "Er... that's… Continue reading Back to work