The Iron Poet Challenge #33

The Iron Poet Challenge #33 Poetic Form: Free Verse Theme/Prompt: Fear of Missing Out/Fear of Regret                             (either or both fears– stated or implied)   Ode to Tommy Tucker Sean Bracken Tommy Tucker traipsing Through thoroughfares thronging Thrusting thriving thieving Listless loiterers … Read more

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 more

Iron Poet #25

Iron Poet #25 Meter / Style: Freeverse Keyword / Theme: stochasticity (look it up!) Any version of the word stochastic may be used or an Iron Poet may chose to use the definition thematically. Ode to Stochasticity ~ Sean Bracken Big Bang Bursting From nothing to reality All is all and all is nothing Coalescence … 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 #15

Iron Poet #15 Meter / Style: Free verse Theme / keyword: madness No more than 36 lines (including blank lines) The word “madness” itself does not have to be used. Any form of the word, synonyms, concepts, etc. may be used. The Iron Poet allows thematic reference as opposed to the use of the actual … Read more

Iron Poet #9

Iron Poet #9 Style / Meter: Ode Theme / Keyword: your favorite musicians instrument The Iron Poet will judge and adhere to the parameters of an Ode set forth in the link above. Explanation of Theme: Your favorite musician – rock, country, classical, etc, – and the instrument they play most. Create and write an … Read more

Iron Poet #7

Iron Poet #7: Haiku Humpday! Meter / Style: Haiku Theme / keyword: rust The word “rust” itself does not have to be used. Any form of the word, synonyms, concepts, etc. may be used. The Iron Poet will allow thematic reference as opposed to the use of the actual keyword. Matt Henderson Ulster–sculptor’s bride girded … Read more

The Iron Poet #1 Debut!

Iron Poet #1 Debut! Theme / Subject: Bake Style / Meter: Haiku Length: 1 stanza The Haiku does NOT have to use the word “bake” itself. It must must at least, however, refer to any form of the word “bake”. Synonyms are acceptable, etc. Standard rules for Haiku apply. Tina Biscuit “Return” Swallows thaw our … Read more