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These Daily Prompts are my attempt to fill the hole left by the now retired Daily Post. To see them all click here. I will not be able to review them or comment on them but feel free to join in and use them as an inspiration for your own work. They have been randomly […]

Common Perception

By Scott Bailey © 2018 We all see it All perceive the truth Children in cages We know what it means Here come the memes The outraged status Rules the day Governments ISSUE STATEMENTS Then We turn away Muttering Up next? Ovens Prepare your placards! Or is all as it appears? Where is the truth in […]


By Scott Bailey © 2013 Tarns tributaries tumble down heather cloaked hills red-brown tufts twitching in the wind Cold water, cold air, eagle riding the high winds Wolves range over moors Sheep shiver, shepherds huddle Fire crackles, broth steams Tarns tributaries tumble down heather cloaked hills Originally published in A Spring of Dreams

Storm Birth

By Scott Bailey © 2018 Where the great desert Meets the rolling of the waves And sand and sea seethe The wind is stirred to battle Between heavens and earth In response to COLLEEN’S WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 89, “DRY & WET,” #SYNONYMSONLY An attempt at a Tanka #Tanka

Dawn – #writephoto

For Sue Vincent’s Thursday Photo prompt Another bit of fiction – another continuation of previous entries that I have decided to collate in one place – here. Very late this week – it’s not been easy in our lives lately. Hopefully not too late but if it is – hey – I need to keep it […]

I Love a Title

By Scott Bailey © 2015 I love a title My name underneath The first few paragraphs The format The shape I love beginnings I love endings It’s the struggle in between In response to my daily prompt Love #DailyPrompt, #amwriting, #postaday


By Scott Bailey © 2018 Employ your words well To communicate Not condemn Listen to all the depths of meaning Conveyed Instead of correcting To shore up Your sense of superiority In response to my daily prompt Employ #DailyPrompt, #amwriting, #postaday