The Best Teachers?


In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “We Can Be Taught!.” I had a few good teachers but not many. And those that tried were wading against a tide of social programming. So school was not that productive for me. I left with few qualifications and no direction. I drifted – pushed by financial necessity … Continue reading The Best Teachers?

The Shadow of Fear


In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Fight or Flight.” The Shadow of Fear By Scott Bailey © 2015 Flight or fight They say But that first day The looming shadow The bully I was pinned Couldn’t run Couldn’t fight Jellified with fear Neither response available For many years That shadow stalked me Until one … Continue reading The Shadow of Fear

The Entertainer


So Alexander has been entertaining us in many ways. First he delighted us my writing and singing a song to nanny. The proclaimed that “Snowflakes have children’s wishes in!” Lovely. Then to add to that I was talking to him about school. I asked him what they had been doing. He said that the two … Continue reading The Entertainer