Switch it Off

By Scott Bailey © 2018

Oh
For a restart button
A ctrl-alt-del
For some days
Some situations
Sometimes
For life
Must be the geek in me
I want to switch it all off
And back on again

 

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Thin Fences

By Scott Bailey © 2014

Two men wake
Two men go to work
Kiss their children goodbye
Work
Earn their wages
Provide
Come home
Love their children
Make love to their wives
Sleep
One man sends the other
A bomb in a package
Nothing between these men
But a thin fence
And hate
Dressed up as ideology
As fight against injustice
As religion
As revenge
But it is nothing
But the empty
Hate
Of little men

Image from Pixabay

 

In response to the daily prompt Provoke

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Silent ghosts wander
Half forgotten memories
Cloistered past present
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Glimpsed in the shadows
Flickers of recognition
Dance in the dust motes
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Old stone holds magic
Childhood imagination
Remembers wonder

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The photo for this week’s prompt was taken at Kirkstall Abbey in Yorkshire, so close to where I spent most of my childhood that I feel as if I know every stone. There are so many legends associated with this place…like the gruesome story of the Lovers Knot, to the legend of the buried treasure… so many memories and ghost stories, that I could not begin to share them all. But clicking the links will take you to a few 😉

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Thank you so much to everyone who took part this week. There were so many contributions that I could not reblog all of them, however, all the posts are listed below, so please click…

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A Dangerous Rebellion

Four people, four rebels. Rejecting society or rejected by it – either way, they have had enough. They have decided to fight – and they have taken on the government on its most dangerous and brutal front.

Will they survive?

And have they thought about what comes next?

Or why they are fighting?

Will their convictions be a match for the crimes they will have to commit and the guilt that comes with them?

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Scott Bailey is a freelance writer, author and blogger. His works include the dystopian novel “Mankind Limited”, “Thirteen Tales” – a collection of Ghost Stories and “A Spring of Dreams” collection of poetry. His blogging ranges across family articles, poetry and short stories and even the odd book or movie review.