if you have contributed a piece of writing and do not see it here please let me know (email@example.com). I am sorting writing with images in preparation for compiling a real storybook collaborative site elsewhere. I want to make sure I don’t lose anyone’s work in the process.
pepek (or the one we call pepek) author of myunclepepeksjournal and quite a few poems on this blog, sent in rescue the princess
arkay, author of the blog pessimistic idealist, wrote in with honoring a goddess.
damyantig, author of the blog Daily (w)rite, determined to stick to her prose discipline and to avoid poetry, is back-sliding. However, her back-sliding is our treat. Here is her poem, play with me.
and from johemmant, here is ma-femme. visit her blog, floresence, if you love poetry.
here we have animal, from Z, who calls herself an inhibited exhibitionist and is the author of the naked truth. While her post is not x-rated her blog is deeply personal and erotic.
and from the good ship gingatao, the master mariner’s salty wordfeast, Having lost everything, again.
birdie jaworski wrote to say she has written a story for this image. i’ll post as soon as it comes in!
johemmant, author of the blog, floresence, (check it out!) has written the promised land
damyantig, author of the Daily (w)rite, with her amazing first contribution here – writing about a painting
jodi, author of the paisley blogs, wrote incongruent.
tapestry story fragment, photo and actual hand stitched tapestry courtesy enigma
Here, interestingly enough, Glenn Buttkus, co-author of the blog, feel free to read, has taken the original tapestry prose and broken it into lines of poetry. comments anyone?
from the author of the blog ocellus, the incomparable ozymandiaz, The Prayer of Bearmom
And published on bibliosity/feel free to read, a poem by Janet Leigh, Many Miles
Greybeard, the author of crackedheadblog, wrote Dark Matter
From the author of the blog, the junkie’s wife we have accountable, damn it
arkay, of the pessimistic idealist, wrote art thursday
From mister books, image prompt thursday
From erin, author of what winners do, wrote No Containment
From nan de, creator of the blog, vignettes, three haiku, here, with another version here
paisley, author of whypaisley, wrote bird of happiness.
In a poem he calls Enigma, Glenn Buttkus, of bibliosity, has taken a bit of my prose, (tapestry fragment, enigma), cast it into lyric/poetic form and matched it with this image.
Glenn Buttkus has posted A Delicate Balance, a collaboration between Doug Palmer and Alex Shapiro on his blog bibliosity/feel free to read
Arkay, author of the pessimistic idealist, wrote Negative Dark, a product of his sleepless night poetics. Maybe he should not sleep more often!
Pam, author of coosacreek/amputated moon, wrote Birth Song
Aan’s calf, by rick
How Your Soul Might Slip Away, by Cristine, author of the blog, mariacristina. With video accompaniment…
Arkay, of the pessimistic idealist, wrote MAELSTROM
niebla who writes the blog niebla/fog contributed calf in the astral world,
The Charmer, by the one we call pepek, the author of my uncle pepek’s journal, in response to the 5/16/08 prompt.
cristine, author of mariacristina, wrote In the Book of Good Love
by johemmant, of floresence, we have fetishes and fishes
pam, author of amputated moon, wrote water dance for the image above.
from pessimisticidealist, something Arkay calls, “a silly little bit of fluff”
from greybeard, of cracked head, a poem, why’s more less?
From whypaisley, her poem, Bag Lady, from the image posted 4/29/08,
And from yours truly, mary draws from silence
triple damn cat by rick
and triple damn cat, recast by glenn buttkus, co-author of bibliosity (tell us which shape you like!)
Co-author of the collaborative blog Feel Fee to Read, Glenn Buttkus wrote 4 Buck Gas, from the painting, Stupid War
And from the same image, Broadus Mobbs (age 7 at the time) dictated Stupid War
Doug Palmer wrote Another Fine Day from the painting Loopy Heart, posted on Feel Free to Read
from the one we know as pepek (my uncle pepek’s journal), we have what they said to him
cristine, author of mariacristina, wrote and produced a video (!), cheetah dreams of barefoot boy for the image above.
ozy (ozymandiaz), of ocellus, weighing in with oh the places we will go.
greybeard, of cracked head blog, wrote from the corner of my eye
kailey, three and a half years old, told this story to xpalla (who told it to us)
arkay, from pessimistic idealist, wrote jayme reads
paisley, author of whypaisley wrote teach me death from this image.
Here is johemment’s poem, hallowed ground, and the link to floresence, her poetry weblog. Please visit all of these artists/poets!
Ozymandius wrote ‘Neath the Ground. His blog is Ocellus.
short and not so sweet, by greybeard, author of crackedheadblog
from bottlecapper, author of diary of a quitter, the poem hallowed ground
poetry playtime, from misterbooks
from myunclepepeksjournal, a quiet poem, hallowed ground
niebla, the voice of the hermetic weblog, niebla/fog, wrote dead suburb
and we are patiently waiting to hear from lakota
and I wrote dream images
a dark light rewrite by rikkitikk
james17930, author of the blog, Intropolis, wrote Nanda, using this painting as his starting point
and paisley, author whypaisley of wrote completion
…..…..….. here is an explanation of the darfur fridge project
and from the incomparable oz, creator of the blog Ocellus, a poem about more than the darfur fridge
Prester John, from crackedheadblog wrote faith without works
whypaisley, rockin’ girl blogger, wrote darfur fridge.
expalla, known only as expalla (want help setting up that blog? write me) wrote a silly little door
oz the incomparable, also known as ozymandiaz wrote mystical from this. he is the author of the blog ocellus
christine, prolific author of mariacristina wrote Lantana using this painting as a starting point.
and from the vanishing enigma, writing about the image above, we have this
A here is a poem from Lakota, author of the handsome blog, naughtylakota (be warned!). She’s been promising one, and wrote the ailing child to tell the story of this painting. I believe she has tapped into her softer side…
Here is Light, by johemmant, author of floresence
oops! I’m losing track. Did anyone write about this one?
how trying living in a world of nonsense, by rikkitikki
damyantig, author of the Daily (w)rite, with her first contribution here – writing about a painting
johemmant, the author of florescence wrote asherah for the storybook.
Here is a link to incongruent, a poem by paisley, creator of whypaisley, based on the image above.
Neath the ashen sky, by the very able and gifted Ozymandiaz (ocellus) responding to the invitation to make up a story about this painting. Please visit his blog for more great stuff. (I would like one day to illustrate one of his pirate poems.)
and here is standing in the shadows, johemmant’s remarkable story, using the painting above. please visit her blog, floresence,
from xpalla, who still doesn’t have a blog although she is the one who started all this, there was no denying the look in her eye
whereabouts revisited, the end of the story
wasting time at the talk machine
and I in my heaven, and you in your hearse
a dense little poem for the family
a moody little piece of nonsense
why you drink so much baby?
a little note of explanation, or sizzle, in memory of broadus evans
ruby, in memory of ivan gold
rough work, in memory of aan bunting mock