Monthly Archives: August 2008

Praise, pepek the assassin

hmmm… can’t seem to let this one go. Joyce (pepek) has changed a line in her poem, Praise, written to accompany the image below. I am posting both versions below. Would love to hear your response to the change… . … Continue reading

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8/28/08 image prompt

(Backstory) 4′ x 3′ approx. mixed media on linen. This picture came out of another time. It grew out of a loose scumble of color on the back of a piece of printed upholstery fabric. The fabric was a fine … Continue reading

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this is the post that opened the storybook

I am catching up here, having been distracted by some 8 weeks on a film crew, and having a baby (well, Naomi had the baby. At home! Welcome, Ada Corinna Meridian Swinton!), followed by driving a moving truck 2000 miles … Continue reading

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new writing / catching up!

. Here is Grand Canyon, a poem from Tiel Aisha Ansari, creator of the blog, knocking from inside. The poem is from her 3 trips to the Grand Canyon and accompanies this week’s image. . And flesh and rock, from … Continue reading

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image post 8/22/08

Hello everyone, Broadus and I are just returned from from our 8 day AzRa rafting trip down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. Some rafting groups are put together by AzRa and people get to know each another over … Continue reading

Posted in an embarassment of riches, AzRa, Broadus Mobbs, collaboration, collaborative storybook, Crand Canyon, ekphrasis, family, geology, god's footprint, michael thomas jones, painting, picture prompts, poetry, Rockheads, with ah! bright wings | 15 Comments

early image prompt

I am once again on the road. This time with my 8 year old son, Broadus. Today we drove to Flagstaff, Arizona. Tomorrow we leave on an 8 day rafting trip through the Grand Canyon, a trip that fell out … Continue reading

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hmmmm… fragment

but then, things aren’t made to last, they’re made to fall apart. so I said as i read the things I held in eyes and hands and my heart sang in a silly voice, wry, wry, wry?

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pepek the assassin

I haven’t singled out a poet’s work and talked about it specifically, but Praise, by Joyce Ellen Davis struck me powerfully and I wanted to bring it up and see what feedback came in. I love the painting but it … Continue reading

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8/7/08 image prompt

the summer is flying by. Hope it is a good one for you. Here is a summertime prompt I hope will elicit a story or two… …and they have. Here are some… .thresholds,¬†from lirone (words that sing) . sisters, from … Continue reading

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this week

new writing: I am a Hawk and a Mouse, by Christine a note from the artist, from jo Bluebirds are meant to sing by damyantig Avian Armor from marlow44 liberate yourself from guatami tripathy memories from lirone tunnel of bones … Continue reading

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back in new mexico…

i’m sitting here with a babe in arms. hence the lack of caps. she’s a month old and i’m pulling at her toes as she watches the screen. amazing little thing, making charming little sounds – grunts and chirps, little … Continue reading

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