Category Archives: tell us a story!

9/18/08 image prompt

This image was inspired by the spirited freedom always evident in the artwork produced by my son, Broadus. If a dragon needs four eyeballs, or double jaws, or teeth in its belly he does not hesitate to add them. It … 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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the collaborative storybook

I am trying to find a graceful way to publish in one place all the stories and poems and myths contributed, and to create an easily read storybook. I first tried posting all the pictures and responses on one page … Continue reading

Posted in collaboration, collaborative work, ecphrasis poetry, fun stuff, image prompts, lucid dreaming, making up stories, myths, painting, picture prompts, poetry, stories, tell us a story!, visual journal, works in progress | 3 Comments

trials of the ugga bugga man

or, one person’s ceiling is another one’s floor, or, the worlds we carry do get heavy sometimes. Maybe, I’m glad the snake is friendly? I am finding that as much as I love this blogging experience, and the people I … Continue reading

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