Mankind Limited Excerpt

To whet your whistles here is the Prologue and Chapter One. Prologue Darkness outside. From the expanse of his office, the Facilitator gazed down at the city spread below. Orange lights twinkled. A busy machine. It was his. They were entwined. Both products of this still young, brave new millennium. He smiled. He held a … Continue reading Mankind Limited Excerpt

A Spring of Dreams

By Scott Andrew Bailey The result of a year-long challenge to write a poem a day for a year. Raw and accessible poems of many moods. Presented as they were written and so reflecting my mood, my life and my time constraints at the time. Available as Kindle or hardback from Amazon or CreateSpace

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