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 more

Iron Poet #21

Iron Poet #21 Style / Meter: Limerick Theme / Keyword: Über The word “Über” must be used – it does NOT have to refer to the car ride service. fall out ~D. Lee Cox such sweet and cool autumn weather my pores can fondly remember so its uber upsetting as i sit here sweating on … Read more

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 more

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 more

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 more

Iron Poet #17

Iron Poet #17 Theme: A stinging insect to its victim Meter: Free verse No more than 36 lines! Philosophy Embraced – J. Jack Sweitzer With pride, I withdraw. The barb that defines my being still wet, dripping with poison. My existence brings death. On Being a Bee – Wes Choc Wasn’t my idea … I’m … Read more

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 more

Iron Poet #13

  Iron Poet #13   Style: Catalog Poem Theme: The poem must tell a story through the listed items.   Brian Rogers I Will Never Be the Same Hello I say with boundless shame, A first time father, his heart aflame. I smiled again and speak her name And I will never be the same … Read more

Iron Poet #11

  Iron Poet #11 Style / Meter: Haiku Theme / Keyword: Back to school Johnna Murphy School bus doors woosh shut I pour myself a coffee Morning peace returns   Mary Fletcher No more sleeping in. The bus winds down busy streets. New notebooks for all!   Matt Henderson endless summer fades– pretty girl in … Read more