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The Eye

By Scott Bailey © 2017

Behold the great eye
Watching through the trees, maybe
Just a butterfly

Butterfly Wing
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Seasons

By Scott Bailey © 2017

I’m fresh out of spring
Beyond the long summer days
Winter is coming

Photo by Jessica Lewis Creative on Pexels.com
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Another Anthem

By Scott Bailey © 2016

Ring the bells of life
Every heartbeat tolling on
So jingle them well

Photo by Az Aay Chhetri on Pexels.com
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Deep Green

By Scott Bailey © 2017

I stand on the shore
Unsure. Intimidated
By the great green deep

Photo by Matt Hardy on Pexels.com

Also inspired by an old and longer poem -> here

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Green Shoots

By Scott Bailey © 2017

In the red embers
The wake of the forest fire
Fresh green shoots arise

Photo by Matthis Volquardsen on Pexels.com
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Owl

By Scott Bailey © 2021

The screech of an owl
Clouds like scratches on the moon
Mouse darts warily

For “Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge 369 SCRATCH and Screech.”
Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge 369 SCRATCH and Screech.
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Lark

By Scott Bailey © 2016

Lark perched by a lake
Reflected in dark water
A train rushes by

Photo by Rajukhan Pathan on Pexels.com
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Clouds

By Scott Bailey © 2016

Sunlight streams through clouds
Warm, cascading waterfalls
Dispelled by a breeze

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com
Posted in Creative Writing, Daily Prompt, Haiku, Poetry, Writing

Creaking

By Scott Bailey © 2018

Calcification
And aches, these creaking old bones
Have seen better days

Image from Pixabay
Posted in Creative Writing, Daily Prompt, Short Stories, Writing

Storm

By Scott Bailey © 2018

Tyrant storm rages
Lashes the land in fury
Still, the flood brings hope

Image from Pixabay
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Milk

By Scott Bailey © 2016

Renowned Harvey Milk
His life anything but smooth
His legacy shines

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Fleet

By Scott Bailey © 2018

The prancing gazelle
Being fleet of foot evades
The red rending jaws

Image from Pixabay

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #232 Foot&Mouth

#amwriting, #postaday

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Cup

By Scott Bailey © 2018

The goal should not be
To fill the cup to the brim
But savour it

Image from Pixabay

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #231 Goal&Cup

#amwriting, #postaday

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Chance

By Scott Bailey © 2018

For the sake of one
Stray meteor dinosaurs
Might exist today

Image from Pixabay

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #230 Exist&Today

#amwriting, #postaday

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Bound

By Scott Bailey © 2018

Whenever wolves win
A warm beating heart is lost
The law of the wild

Image from Pixabay

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #229 Win&Lose

#amwriting, #postaday

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David

By Scott Bailey © 2018

Leading with honour
Bonding with friendship, not fear
True path to glory

Image from Pixabay

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #227 Truth&Honor but also inspired by David Attenborough’s latest masterpiece Dynasties

#amwriting, #postaday

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Puzzle

By Scott Bailey © 2018

There is a puzzle
Seen from way up on high, that
Only birds can solve

Image from Pixabay

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #226 Question&Resolve

#amwriting, #postaday

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Hunger

By Scott Bailey © 2018

Hunger’s fingers steal
Deep into an empty gut
So the wolves must strike

Image from Pixabay

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #225 Strike&Hunger

#amwriting, #postaday

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Pigeon

By Scott Bailey © 2018

Flying is an art
The pigeon needs no compass
To find its way home

Image from Pixabay

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #224 Art&Compass

#amwriting, #postaday

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Swells

By Scott Bailey © 2018

Waves rise and waves fall
And thunder wrestles the sea
The whales stay serene

Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=594115

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #223 Rise&Fall

#amwriting, #postaday

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Reeds

By Scott Bailey © 2018

The winter wind breathes
The reeds on the lake rustle
Night and day unite

Image from Pixabay

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #222 Breath&Unite

#amwriting, #postaday

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Lake

By Scott Bailey © 2018

Sun embraces earth
Peace descends on the calm lake
The swan makes a splash

Image from Pixabay

In response to RonovanWrites Weekly #Haiku #Poetry #Challenge #221 Peace&Love.

#amwriting, #postaday

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The Arrogant Moon

By Scott Bailey © 2018

The arrogant moon
Believed he outshone the sun
But she disagreed

 

Image from Pixabay

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #220 He&She

#amwriting, #postaday

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Steam

By Scott Bailey © 2018

The steam arises
Covers the trees and valleys
Verdant green below

Image from Pixabay

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #218 Steam&Cover

#amwriting, #postaday

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Legacy

By Scott Bailey © 2018

When present is past
All the poison will still seep
Deadly legacy

Image from Pixabay

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #217 Poison&Past

#amwriting, #postaday

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We

By Scott Bailey © 2018

Heroes are silent
Cowards protest loud and fierce
We are in between

Image from Pixabay

In response to RonovanWrites RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #216 Hero&Coward

#amwriting, #postaday

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Rebel River

By Scott Bailey © 2018

The river rebels
Against the rock, unaware
Its course is shifting

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #215 Rebel&Change

#amwriting, #postaday

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Winter

By Scott Bailey © 2018

Winter brooks no fool
Or those lacking hunters fire
The cold teeth are sharp

Image from Pixabay

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #214 Lack&Fool

#amwriting, #postaday

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Coming Home

By Scott Bailey © 2018

Unite behind them
And maybe they have a chance
So, come on England!

Sorry – couldn’t resist – so well timed!

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #208 Chance&Unite

Image from Pixabay

#amwriting, #postaday

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Wheel of War

By Scott Bailey © 2018

Brawn of the bear spent
The eagle sharpens it claws
This will bring no bliss

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #206 Bliss&Brawn

Image from Pixabay

#amwriting, #postaday

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Freedom

By Scott Bailey © 2018

Swallows fly freely
Soaring high in summer skies
Earthbound fox watches

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #203 Home&Free

Image from Pixabay

 

#amwriting, #postaday

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Fragility

By Scott Bailey © 2018

I watched his heartbeat
Fragile and fading too fast
Stops everyday

Image from Pixabay

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #202 Fragile&Heartbeat

And in Memory of Lucas Henry Bailey

#amwriting, #postaday

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Dancer

By Scott Bailey © 2018

The ballet dancer
Perfecting her heart with grace
Hiding her sore heart

Image from Pixabay

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #201 Body&Art

#DailyPrompt, #amwriting, #postaday

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Sailing

By Scott Bailey © 2018

You sail down river
Obsessed with reaching the sea
Fertile hills roll by

Image from Pixabay

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #199 Obsessed&You

#DailyPrompt, #amwriting, #postaday

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Birds Eye

By Scott Bailey © 2018

On the beating wing
Birds are party to the truth
From way up on high

Image from Pixabay

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #198 Beat&Party

#DailyPrompt, #amwriting, #postaday

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Backwards

By Scott Bailey © 2018

One day, just for fun
The sun arose in the west
And the world went mad

Image from Pixabay (Modified)

 

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #197 Fun&Sun

#DailyPrompt, #amwriting, #postaday

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Temptation

By Scott Bailey © 2018

Tempting like a tart
Sweet nectar awaits inside
So the dance begins

Image from Pixabay

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #190 Tart&Sweet

#Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge

 

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Breathing

By Scott Bailey © 2018

Only hear the stream
Babbling toward to ocean
The breath of the air

Image from Pixabay

In response to https://ronovanwrites.com/2018/02/19/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-189-zennoise/

#Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge

 

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River

By Scott Bailey © 2018

River slips quickly
Rolling by under the bridge
Until the freeze falls

Image from Pixabay

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #188 Quick&Slip

#Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge

 

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Peace

By Scott Bailey © 2018

Peace is the echo
Of the voice of the songbird
Across the still lake

 

Image from Pixabay

 

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #185 Sing&Peace

#Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge

 

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Press

By Scott Bailey © 2018

The Press will touch all
The raw places to ensure
Peace will not prevail

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #184 Press&Touch

#Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge

 

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Testament

By Scott Bailey © 2018

Deep in the singed earth
Lies the burners testament
And the seeds of life

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #182 Singe&Deep

#Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge

 

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Giant

By Scott Bailey © 2017

The giant sun burns slow
Swells red and bloated, gassing
It’s life into space

Red Giant
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In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #180 Slow&Burn

#Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge

 

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Days of Steam

By Scott Bailey © 2017

Steam Engine

Brass gleams, drips with steam
Flaring in a beam of light
Driving on the wheel

 

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #179 Flare&Steam

#Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge

 

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Eagle High

By Scott Bailey © 2017

Daring the currents
Of the rare higher airways
Bold the eagle flies

 

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #178 Bold&Daring

#Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge

 

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The Oak

By Scott Bailey © 2017

The heart of the oak
Old and strong, steadfast: yields to
The will of the wind

 

In response to RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #177 Strong&Heart

#Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge