September Writing Contest

Cash Prizes Awarded: $100, $50, $50.

In response to text or pictures below, send in your poem, story or opinion piece and we will publish your submissions.

Guidelines:

lamp writing prompt

Econo Lodge Lamp #3 – Dan Witz

 

mystic package Claudio Bravo 1967

mystic package – Claudio Bravo 1967

 

Control Tower Jeffrey Smart 1969

Control Tower – Jeffrey Smart 1969

 

 

The Bathers Hilda Rix Nicholas 1921

The Bathers – Hilda Rix Nicholas 1921

 

The Widow I - Kathie Kollwitz 1921

The Widow I – Kathie Kollwitz 1921

 

Lady of Shalott Walter Crane 1862

Lady of Shalott – Walter Crane 1862

 

 

Color Field painting Michel Carrade

Color Field painting – Michel Carrade

 

Street Light Giacomo Balla 1909

Street Light – Giacomo Balla 1909

 

Tassel House stairway Brussels - Henry Townsend 2002

Tassel House stairway Brussels – Henry Townsend 2002

 

Thea Proctor Women with Fans 1930

Thea Proctor – Women with Fans 1930

 

All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.

― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

Without music, life would be a mistake.

― Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols

Ted shows me his school composition, a rewrite of Snow White from the point of view of the dwarves: ‘So you think we liked Snow White? You are completely WRONG.

― Helen Garner, Everywhere I Look

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.

― Robert Frost

If you don’t like me, Walk away. Matter of fact, Run Away

― Virginia Euwer Wolff, Make Lemonade

She looked at nice young men as if she could smell their stupidity.

― Flannery O’Connor