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Trees

By Scott Bailey © 2013 Two treesOld as memorySome leaves fallenA root cut offTwo treesExploredExaminedNoted down.Two trees drawn togetherForever entwined. http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk Image from Pixabay

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

Class of Blood

By Scott Bailey © 2013 You people don’t understand. It’s tradition. It’s sport. It’s in our genes. Blood. Jobs are created By the sport we choose. By the blood we shed. Surely that’s enough. Of course The same can’t be said For you And your cock fights.  www.scottandrewbailey.uk

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The Man in the Tree

By Scott Bailey © 2013 English: Green Man. This superb Green Man is carved into an old tree stump near to the Teversal Trails Visitors Centre. The Teversal Trails are concessionary footpaths that cover a range of old railway tracks and Colliery land. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The man in the treeThe plankThe turned legThe jointThe… Continue reading The Man in the Tree

Family, Health

A Nature Weekend and Bird Watching Challenges

This weekend we decided to relax a bit and get out and about in the country. This was partly down to my musings about bird watching. My wife wanted to do some walking, as did I, rather than cycling this time around. The two things - bird watching and walking - immediately made me think… Continue reading A Nature Weekend and Bird Watching Challenges

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Alexander’s Half Term Adventures

This one spookily fits today's Daily Prompt. #DailyPrompt A bit of guest post here - from Bailey junior - courtesy of homework duty. Alexander’s Half Term Adventures By Alexander Bailey My family and I went for an adventure in the park. First, we went over the bridge to play pooh sticks. https://youtu.be/mStFMyyRaVQ Also, we went… Continue reading Alexander’s Half Term Adventures

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Alexander’s Half Term Adventures

A bit of guest post here - from Bailey junior - courtesy of homework duty. Alexander’s Half Term Adventures By Alexander Bailey My family and I went for an adventure in the park. First, we went over the bridge to play pooh sticks. https://youtu.be/mStFMyyRaVQ Also, we went on a nature walk and rare yellow 7… Continue reading Alexander’s Half Term Adventures

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A few days off

Having finished National Poetry Writing Month and it being a bank holiday weekend I decided to take a few days off from blogging. And boy does it show. Stats have dropped to zilch, nada, a big fat zero. But hey - it's not about the stats - however much I obsess over them. Honest. I… Continue reading A few days off

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Floods and Frogs

Last night we had rain in biblical quantities. Hard, heavy rain that made a noise like hailstones. I didn't really give it a thought. Unusual for the time of year – even in Britain – but not unheard of. So when Rachel woke me up at 2.30am to investigate the sound of running water I… Continue reading Floods and Frogs

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Poem a day challenge #313 (Rusting)

Rusting By Scott Bailey © 2014 Yellow meadow bright In one corner, rusty red An old iron shed Get the previous ones here http://wp.me/P3kG6h-bb  and get my début novel Mankind Limited

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Poem a day challenge #59 (Trees)

Trees By Scott Bailey © 2013 Two trees Old as memory Some leaves fallen A root cut off. Two trees Explored Examined Noted down. Two tree drawn together Forever entwined. Get the previous ones here http://wp.me/P3kG6h-bb

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Poem a day challenge #58 (Class of Blood)

Class of Blood By Scott Bailey © 2013 You people don’t understand. It’s tradition. It’s sport. It’s in our genes. Blood. Jobs are created By the sport we choose. By the blood we shed. Surely that’s enough. Of course The same can’t be said For you And your cock fights.   Get the previous ones here… Continue reading Poem a day challenge #58 (Class of Blood)

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Poem a day challenge #57 (The Man in the Tree)

The Man in the Tree By Scott Bailey © 2013 The man in the tree The plank The turned leg The joint The dust and the shavings. The tree in the man The setting down of deep roots The reaching for the skies The drinking deep of the earth The steadfastness and the wielding. Get… Continue reading Poem a day challenge #57 (The Man in the Tree)

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Poem a Day Challenge #37 (A Lost Forest)

Just got in today! With another new form A Minute Poem - or in this case a last-minute poem. A Lost Forest By Scott Bailey © 2013 Bright flakes of light in dappled leaves that float on down where saplings grow and settle low And earthy scents rise in the air As underfoot leaves crunch… Continue reading Poem a Day Challenge #37 (A Lost Forest)