The Iron Writer Challenge #193 – 2017 Spring Equinox Tournament Preliminary Round

The Iron Writer Challenge #193 2017 Spring Equinox Tournament Preliminary Round 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Danielle Lee Zwissler, Richard Russell, Keith Badowski, Malissa Greenwood, Dani J. Caile, Michael Cottle, Tina Biscuit, Vance Rowe, E. Chris Garrison, Josh Flores, David Jobe, Steven L. Bergeron, Amy Kasim, Bethany Totten, Geoff Gore, Maureen Larter, Emma Crowley, Mamie … Read more

The Iron Writer Challenge #189 2017 Spring Equinox Challenge #10

The Iron Writer Challenge #189 2017 Spring Equinox Challenge #10  500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements The Authors: Steven L. Bergeron, Matt Henderson The Elements: A Pilot getting high A broken alarm clock As many of the gates of hell from this list as you can get in Mirrors   GI Joe or Hell Steven … Read more

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 more

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 more

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 more

The Iron Writer Challenge #171, The 2016 Summer Solstice Challenge #8

The Iron Writer Challenge #171 2016 Summer Open Challenge #8 The Paul Arden Lidberg Challenge 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements   Authors: G. L. Dearman, Philip Blaiklock, Matt Henderson The Elements: Burnt Toast Any Emotion A Synchronized Olympic Event that has never been in the Olympics “The Old Country” Lullaby G. L. Dearman I mash buttons, … 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

The Iron Writer Challenge #168, 2016 Summer Open Challenge #5

 The Iron Writer Challenge #168 2016 Summer Open Challenge #5 500 Words, 5 Days, 4 Elements   Authors: Bobby Salomons, Matt Henderson, James Blevins The Elements: Money Out the Window Fear of judgment You have been summoned to Dumbledore’s office. Coffee   WTF is SWAG? James Blevins Nicodemus pushed back from the desk and kicked his boots … Read more