Weekend Quickie #212

Weekend Quickie #212 Saturday, December 31, 2016 One Image, One Prompt, One Emotion 200 Words an impish muse a new year’s resolution

Weekend Quickie #211

Weekend Quickie #211 Saturday, December 24, 2016 One Image, One Prompt, One Emotion 200 Words Saudade or “A Nostalgic longing at Christmas” The North Star

The Iron Writer Challenge #180 – 2017 Spring Equinox Challenge #1

The Iron Writer Challenge #180 2017 Spring Equinox Challenge #1 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Danielle Lee Zwissler, Paul Arden Lidberg, Matt Henderson, Mamie Pound The Elements: Monkey bars on a school playground Working through a cold No sleep for days Carrying a baby   One and Only Danielle Lee Zwissler I … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #180 – 2017 Spring Equinox Challenge #1

Iron Poet #29

Iron Poet #29 Style / Meter: Free verse Theme / Keyword: You are a tree. Tell me what you see. Leaving ~ Wes Choc Sprouting lean …I boldly shouted green But no one up-there heard a word lest such unfolding was even seen Until once, three winters hence, shiny green grew bark …dark …gently, intently … Read moreIron Poet #29

The Iron Writer Weekend Quickie #210

Weekend Quickie #210 Saturday, December 18, 2016 One Image, One Prompt, One Emotion 200 Words A bellman at The Plaza Hotel, NYC Deja vu

Iron Poet #27

Iron Poet #27 Style / Meter: Haiku Theme / Keyword: Bleak   ~ Matt Henderson I watched a crow land to dot my mind’s cold canvas gray tree; grayer sky — ~ D Lee Cox Sun over brown hills bleak winter paints mountains gray spring dreams deeply still — ~ Johnna Murphy Ice upon the … Read moreIron Poet #27

Iron Poet #23

Iron Poet #23 Style / Meter: Free verse Theme / Keyword: superstition The word “superstition” does not have to be used, but if used as a theme it must be obvious. untitled ~ D Lee Cox momma makes a potion bug juice and calamine lotion in a peculiar motion to ward away a demonic notion … Read moreIron Poet #23

Iron Poet #22

Haiku Humpday Meter / Style: Haiku Theme / Keyword: Ashes Loss ~ Sean Bracken Over the ashes of a now ruined city The moon looked down with no pity At the loss of all mankind’s humanity — Nerisha Kemraj Fire burning light Golden Leaves all crunch beneath Ashes, on feet — Matt Henderson incense–sweet smoke … Read moreIron Poet #22

The Iron Writer Challenge #179 – 2016 Annual Championship

The Iron Writer Challenge #179 2016 Summer Solstice Challenge Championship 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Alis Van Doorn, Mamie Pound, Dani J. Caile, Daniel J. Sanz, Tina Biscuit The Elements: Halloween Night Apostrophe as an literary device An orchard (you must state the type of orchard: apple, pear, peach, etc) Metal doors on a … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #179 – 2016 Annual Championship

Iron Poet #20

Iron Poet #20 In light of Bob Dylan’s recent Nobel Prize, let us honor him as only Iron Poets should. Take one verse from a Bob Dylan song and write a verse that mimics the theme and meter of that verse. For The Times They are a Changin’ ~ Bob Dylan Come gather ’round people … Read moreIron Poet #20

Weekend Quickie #202

Weekend Quickie #201 Saturday, October 15, 2016 One Image, One Prompt, One Emotion 200Words a character overcome with redolence a pocket full of dice

Iron Poet #19

Iron Poet #19 Theme: Limerence Style: Freestyle Limit 36 lines “Yummy” ~ D Lee Cox I smell you I feel you I see you I hear you but I’ve not tasted you Yet — “Straight Jacket” ~ Violet Teagan you hang in the back, beside a feathered dress, grazing my pink suede boots threadbare and … Read moreIron Poet #19

Iron Poet #18

Iron Poet #18 – Haiku Hijack Meter / Style: Haiku Theme: Image above Megan Cypress “The Lonely Path” All alone I sat, Waiting in the dark, cold night, For someone to come — Michael Cottle “Dark Light” path goes on and on dark light tempts me and I rest still too cold to sit — … Read moreIron Poet #18

The Iron Writer Challenge #178 – 2016 Autumn Equinox Championship

The Iron Writer Challenge #178 2016 Summer Solstice Challenge Championship Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Tina Biscuit, Ong Sze Teng, Michael Cottle, Mamie Pound  The Elements: An old family recipe A trough An electric fence Banty chickens Not the Crumbs Ong Sze Teng The fine red head rose sleepily, confusion crossing his … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #178 – 2016 Autumn Equinox Championship

Weekend Quickie #200

Weekend Quickie #200 Saturday, October 8, 2016 One Image, One Prompt, One Emotion 200Words apotheosis a character who’s implacable  Post your story in the comment section, below.

The Iron Writer Challenge – Weekend Quickie #199

The Iron Writer Challenge – Weekend Quickie #199   Write a 200 word story using these elements …  Slight indignation Facade

The Iron Writer Challenge #177, 2016 Autumn Equinox Championship, Preliminary Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #177 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  The Elements: A kid playing a banjo to a dog Bullying  A limit A life in danger The Brackets: Richard North Patterson Bracket Mamie Pound, Geoff Gore, Phil Blailkock, Alis Van Doorn Linda Fairstein Bracket D. Lee Cox, Amy … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #177, 2016 Autumn Equinox Championship, Preliminary Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #177, 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round, Nancy Taylor Rosenberg Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #177 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round Nancy Taylor Rosenberg Bracket 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  The Elements: A kid playing a banjo to a dog Bullying  A limit A life in danger Nancy Taylor Rosenberg Bracket Maureen Larter, Michael Cottle, Bobby Salomons, Dani J. Caile The Double Act Dani … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #177, 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round, Nancy Taylor Rosenberg Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #177, 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round, Arthur Train Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #177 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round Arthur Train Bracket 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  The Elements: A kid playing a banjo to a dog Bullying  A limit A life in danger The Brackets: Arthur Train Bracket Tina Biscuit, Vance Rowe, Malissa Greenwood, Jacob Stalvey O’Neil Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Banjo … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #177, 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round, Arthur Train Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #177, 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round, Linda Fairstein Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #177 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round Linda Fairstein Bracket 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  The Elements: A kid playing a banjo to a dog Bullying  A limit A life in danger Linda Fairstein Bracket D. Lee Cox, Amy Kasim, Matt Henderson, SzeTeng Ong Introduction to Wim Meeks – A … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #177, 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round, Linda Fairstein Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #177, 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round, Richard North Patterson Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge #177 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements  The Elements: A kid playing a banjo to a dog Bullying  A limit A life in danger The Brackets: Richard North Patterson Bracket Mamie Pound, Geoff Gore, Phil Blaiklock, Alis Van Doorn Deserted Life with Stars Mamie Pound The … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge #177, 2016 Autumn Equinox Challenge Championship Preliminary Round, Richard North Patterson Bracket

The Iron Writer Challenge Grudge Match #16, Poetry

Iron Writer Challenge Grudge Match #16 Mann gegen Mann Poesie The Authors: Her Ladyship, Mamie Pound vs. His Eminence Matt Henderson The Elements: Perihelion, Fault Line, Sky, Time Ghost Forest, Oregon silver-trunked monoliths slouch, salt water at their feet our ears, deaf to their words but the dogs will hear, that first minute we will … Read moreThe Iron Writer Challenge Grudge Match #16, Poetry

The Iron Writer Challenge – Weekend Quickie #198

The Iron Writer Challenge – Weekend Quickie #198 Write a 200 word story using these elements … Loathing Subterfuge Deception

An Iron Writer Challenge Grudge Match #15

 Iron Writer Challenge Grudge Match #15 Hombre contra hombre por cuatro The Authors: Mamie Pound and Tina Biscuit vs. Vance Rowe and Dani J. Caile The Elements: A Rusted Lock Cadmium Red A Screwdriver A Serene Lake Note: The stories do not indicated the author until after the voting is done in one week  Charlie and … Read moreAn Iron Writer Challenge Grudge Match #15

Iron Poet #16

Iron Poet #16 Meter\Style: Limerick Keyword\Theme: Elvis The word “Elvis” MUST be used! Johnna Murphy An old woman, quite overzealous was a rather big fan of Elvis So she gave it a fling tried to dance like the King and ended up hurting her pelvis Brian Rogers Now there goes a old man they call … Read moreIron Poet #16