Another Apparition (Poem)

Once again, I was fooled, By the bringer of the light; They held a torch aloft, To brighten up my night. They assured me they were genuine, As they held me in embrace; I allowed the glow to fill my soul; To set smiles upon my face. Little did I realise, They were just like … Continue reading Another Apparition (Poem)

Blood Debt (Flash Fiction)

The city had grown to become a tiresome and irritating place for Parker. It was dirty. It stunk. It was crowded. There was very little in way of redeeming features. It was a hellish place to live and work. Even grocery shopping was a nightmare task. That was why he decided to pack up his … Continue reading Blood Debt (Flash Fiction)

The Beacon (Poem)

The darkness became typical Something I expected The loneliness became normal I no longer felt neglected Entities would appear as allies I’d reach out to touch Draw them in close to me A coveted crutch As I leaned into them I fell The ally was never there Looking up from where I lay The entity … Continue reading The Beacon (Poem)

The Loneliest Man on Ganymede (Flash Fiction)

Richard took a look at his watch. He wasn’t quite sure why as time on the solar system’s largest moon was completely random; at least compared to the uniform timespans on earth. While its seven days and three hours to orbit Jupiter were consistent and unchanging, the sun seemed to appear when and wherever it … Continue reading The Loneliest Man on Ganymede (Flash Fiction)

Find Me a Find – Chapter Eight

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. There was no way Niall could make it into work the next day. His alarm barely woke him, but he managed to bring himself around enough to call the manager and tell them he wouldn’t be in before climbing back into bed and not rising again … Continue reading Find Me a Find – Chapter Eight

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – The Loser That Always Won: My Swimming Story Part 2

Click the link to catch up with Part 1. All names are false to protect the identities of people mentioned bar that of my son and my uncle. After claiming Club Swimmer of the Year in early 1999 (just shy of turning fifteen), little did I realise that I’d reached the peak of my career at … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – The Loser That Always Won: My Swimming Story Part 2

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Desert Island (My First WordPress Short Story)

We’ve all heard of the fabled desert island. That place where you have only three items and you need to decide what they are. That place where you arrive with a small collection of music and they’re the only songs you’ll ever hear again (of course I’m referring to the fabled Desert Island Discs on … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Desert Island (My First WordPress Short Story)