Sonnet for our Times

By Scott Bailey © 2013 So it seems to me that beyond the newsBeyond the web of the media spinThere are places still where the only viewsAre battlegrounds full of unearthly din I see the most pious places burningWhere the holy words still hold high accordWhere simple souls for peace are still yearningThe peace that […]

Poor Race

By Scott Bailey © 2013 As a raceWe should step upTo eliminate the gapBetween the haves and the have-notsBetween the singers with their bling and the slaves on the lineBetween the bankers with their blank cheques and the children in povertyFor most of history most men women and childrenLived in misery, died hungry.We are a […]

Wonder Shore

By Scott Bailey © 2013 Back from the shoreInto my arms.After an exploreIn a world of charms A world full of wonderMystery and funOf beaches and crabsAnd space to run Breathing salty airHearing laughter ringDancing without a careOf what tomorrow may bring So dance some more my sonEnjoy the sun and seaWhen the day is […]