Shipwreck – Thirteen Tales

Shipwreck Explorers – or pillagers? The line is thin on the high seas, in strange exotic lands. Those that operate without fear of consequence soon learn their folly. There are older powers in the world than gunpowder and steel. Thirteen Tales of Ghosts By Scott Bailey A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are […]

Cable Ties

By Scott Bailey © 2013 Cables ties us Hold us tight To one spot Even invisible ones Chains Keeping us busy Keeping us attentive Keeping us productive and consuming So when they are cut We are lost Unable to produce As we once did   In response to Daily Prompt Invisible #DailyPrompt, #amwriting, #postaday

The Gulf

By Scott Bailey © 2013 The gulf between us grows and grows. I wonder were we ever close? Is it a myth we tell ourselves? To give us false kudos.  One looks on one with envy the other with disdain But neither can leave the contract for nothing is to gain?  Still the gulf grows […]


Arise To the thunder The raging of the skies Rain, that splits the drought asunder Rejoice Tremble Beneath the aweful majesty Of natures might roar Making your heart Thunder   In response to Colleen’s 2018 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 76: JOY & FURY, #SnyonymnsOnly Had a go at a reverse cinquain this time. […]


By Scott Bailey © 2013 Shouting into the hole that is the whole Nothing back. Raging against the system that is all Nothing changed. Staring at the box with the box. Nothing gained. Justifying every move you make Not explained.  Time to change. Originally published in A Spring of Dreams