Alcyone (Pleiades)


By Scott Bailey © 2013 Another spirit lostAwash in the swell and foamAnguished over lost loveAnger dealt him the blowArising from the seaAlighting on the airA bright bird arises http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk

Pleiades


By Scott Bailey © 2013 This mini-series of poems were written as part of a year-long daily poem challenge and published in my collection A Spring of Dreams. They are in a form called Pleiades (read about it here). I chose to write seven of them one for each of the original Pleiades – the stars once called … Continue reading Pleiades

Poem a day challenge #180 Seven Sisters


Seven Sisters By Scott Bailey © 2013 Seven sisters done Their stories written down now Still their light shines on http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk/ Poem a day challenge #178 Merope (Pleiades) (thehouseofbailey.wordpress.com) Poem a day challenge #173 Calaeno (Pleiades) (thehouseofbailey.wordpress.com) Poem a day challenge #171 Alcyone (Pleiades) (thehouseofbailey.wordpress.com) Poem a day challenge #175 Maia (Pleiades) (thehouseofbailey.wordpress.com) Poem a … Continue reading Poem a day challenge #180 Seven Sisters

Poem a day challenge #179 Taygete (Pleiades)


Taygete (Pleiades) By Scott Bailey © 2013 The hunter is hunted Twisting between the trees Turned into doe from nymph Trailed by her lover’s bow Tumbling through the forest Two golden horns that shine To rise into the skies http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk Poem a day challenge #178 Merope (Pleiades) (thehouseofbailey.wordpress.com) Poem a day challenge #173 Calaeno (Pleiades) (thehouseofbailey.wordpress.com) … Continue reading Poem a day challenge #179 Taygete (Pleiades)

Poem a day challenge #178 Merope (Pleiades)


Merope (Pleiades) By Scott Bailey © 2013 Marriage was forbidden Mortal husband taken Masked in a veil of shame Must watch her husband’s pain Most faint in the heavens Marred by following love Misty those lives above http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk    

Poem a day challenge #175 Maia (Pleiades)


Maia (Pleiades) By Scott Bailey © 2013 Mother of he who brought Music up to the Gods Malice turned to justice Magic cascading from Mother of the world storm Mighty God of the earth Must meet a mortal end. http://www.scottandrewbailey.uk