Category Archives: poem

song for amuirin

Now Cleo faced the nighttime she thought the urge a little strange her pencil and papers in a stack before her hoping darkness her thoughts would arrange. . She stared out of the window thought of her lover sleeping alone … Continue reading

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7/3/08 image prompt – harbor lights

Hello everyone. Those of you who frequent here know we have been expecting a baby to arrive any day for the last 11 or 12 days now. Maybe it will be tonight, maybe tomorrow. Who knows? In the meantime it … Continue reading

Posted in art, birth, callings, collaborative storybook, completion, ecphrasis, faith, home birth, image prompts, kids, light, painting, poem, poetry, prose poem, stories, storybook collaborative, thursday prompt | 18 Comments

6/26/08 image prompt – soup kitchen witch

Hello everyone. Since we never really know what the day will bring (or when we will knock off and go home), I am putting this Thursday image prompt up early and offering both the original and a later (scribble witch) … Continue reading

Posted in angels, art, collaborative storybook, ecphrasis, ekphrasis, faith, image prompts, light, myths, oil painting, painting, picture prompts, poem, poetry, portraits, prose poem, soup kitchen witch, stories | 20 Comments

6/18/08 image prompt

Here is this week’s Thursday image prompt. Take in whatever direction you wish, and enjoy. Follow this link to the storybook collaborative for an easy to follow guide to images and writing thus far. This is open to everyone. The … Continue reading

Posted in art, collaborative storybook, ecphrasis, ekphrasis, image prompts, kiss of the wind, love, new baby..., ozy, ozy where are you?, painting, picture prompts, poem, poetry, prose poem, stories, storybook collaborative, the kiss, where are you?, works in progress, you can't say you can't play | 27 Comments

lunch break

big, big raindrops starting to fall. movie okay so far. I am getting more paint on the set walls than on myself, making an old hotel in Las Vegas NM look like one in Juarez, Mexico, with color references from … Continue reading

Posted in art, art for film and tv, collaboration, collaborative storybook, ecphrasis, electric cow, image prompts, myths, painting, picture prompts, poem, poetry, prose poem, stories, thursday prompt, works in progress | 4 Comments

new arrivals… and new arrangements

if you have contributed a piece of writing and do not see it here please let me know (painter@rickmobbs.com). I am sorting writing with images in preparation for compiling a real storybook collaborative site elsewhere. I want to make sure … Continue reading

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tapestry fragment, enigma…

My knowledge crumbles. The trees and the soldiers, the mountains. We go bounding over the edge of the precipice and the dolphin laughs to greet us. God veils our faces and buries our joys, our madness, our passions. We are … Continue reading

Posted in art, awakening, for enigma, lovers, poem, poetry, prose poem, tapestry | 7 Comments