By Scott Bailey © 2018 The awkward stance Where does it stem from A lifetime of toil? Injury? Or the weight Of the world? In response to the daily prompt Awkward #DailyPrompt, #amwriting, #postaday Advertisements


By Scott Bailey © 2013 So many connections So many lines All taut and humming Junctions and switches A house of cards Delicately balanced Systems Working to full capacity One break from collapse Such is life Originally published in A Spring of Dreams


By Scott Bailey © 2013 We can make you a better parent Just come and bank with us We can make you a better lover Just use our scent We can make you more successful Just drive our cars We can make you a better man Just drink our beers We can make you young […]

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By Scott Bailey © 2015 Dawn sneaks over the hills Light spills through the vales And the veils of the window I see beauty at last Complicated, unfathomable, mystery But right and true Most the world walks by Seeing a different way This morning gives me hope But the light washes out Shadows darken veils […]


By Scott Bailey © 2013 My eyes are sensitive to the light They are filtered Protected by shades What about my heart? My feelings? No filter please I am sensitive I need all the light let in.   Originally published in A Spring of Dreams