10 second love story / “The intended length of ever after”

This poem was my entry in the 2014 Iron Writer Championship, in which I took second place: “The intended length of ever after” Finding a way to keep alive the allusion of your illusion is more difficult than finding a desert island treasure map X And if I thought I could see you again just…

Please vote: The Iron Writer Challenge

Please vote: The Iron Writer Challenge This weekend I am in the big Iron Writer Challenge 2014 Championship – please vote for my entry “The intended length of ever after” Thanks!

My poem “Kingsfoil” wins the Iron Writer Challenge Summer Solstice Open

I am happy and humbled to have won the inaugural Iron Writer Challenge Summer Solstice Open.  The Iron Writer Challenge (www.theironwriter.com) give 4 writers 4 days to write a 500 word story or poem – the catch is that the writers are given 4 disparate elements that must be included.  This week’s elements were: an incubus,…

Poem: Anno Domini

In the beginning I was a void but now you have become the light allowing me to find my missing parts (and car keys) now I want so badly to recite to you our future from memory and I know that if I lean into you and try very hard and lie a little to…

Writer interview with TM Brown, author of “A Life Not My Own”

Today I am happy to be spending time with author TM Brown.  We initially connected via social media, and I have gotten to know her over the past few months and have found her to be a wonderful person – gracious, supportive, and a terrific writer.  Her novel, “A Life Not My Own” is a…

The Iron Writer Challenge – please vote!!!

Hello Friends – I have a favor to ask of you.  This weekend I am participating in “The Iron Writer Challenge” – I know many of you know this but just in case you don’t, it’s a writing contest where four writers are given four disparate elements – for this week’s challenge they are a coconut,…

Love poem: Yo-yo love

As you know ours is a yo-yo love we are up and down and in an out Imperial and Butterfly rotational energy held together by thin twisted twine we are equal parts Walk-the-dog and Loop-the-Loop but now I am made to Sleep and before I awake am sent Around-the-World over hill and dale meadow and…

Another 5 star review of “Songs you can’t dance to”

Another 5 star review of “Songs you can’t dance to” Another 5 star review of “Songs you can’t dance to” “I’ve enjoyed reading “Songs You Can’t Dance To” by Steven Harz immensely. It is a book for lovers and losers. A book celebrating young love while remembering times of lost love. There is a story…

Poem: “Momentary atheist”

I studied you tonight as I if were reading and re-reading the Bible in Braille but when I came to passages reviling fornication I became a momentary atheist — copyright 2012 Steven Harz — “Momentary atheist” is included in my book, “Songs you can’t dance to”