branches shiver dance lemony finch flits sits chips cat and whiskers twitch
Beyond the Edges How interesting, to stare at a tightly cropped photo and wonder. What was in the space beyond? Better yet, to imagine. What could be in the space […]
“Create the illusion that time has stopped and something or someone is frozen mid-action.” CLICK I have something to say. First, tip of pen must be set free. Thumb depresses button. […]
“Create something based on the shapes found in a plant in your immediate vicinity.” I don’t keep house plants. To do so would be cruel, as I am unable to […]
Alligators, lizards, crocodiles and snakes— all dry, scaly creatures that give me the shakes. Their blood runs so cool they need warmth from the sun. They slither flat-bellied or use […]
as night bends to day lone bodies shift and stretch ’til his hand brushes hers
Not So Portable We’re setting out for a weekend away! I’ve got to pack for two days of play! I’ll take the big bag. He’ll use the small. Never mind that I’m short and […]
Can you imagine the congressional brawl if a senator called for a flag overhaul? With opinions so varied and agreements so few any vote would downgrade our red, white, and […]
Make something with a pencil? Sure. I love pencils. They’re so forgiving.
Oh, Wonder Woman! Response to the prompt: “Make something inspired by a fictional character.” oh, Wonder Woman, great feminist icon princess and warrior hailed from the Amazon strength and speed […]
“Flip to a random page in a book at hand and make something inspired by the first sentence you read.” I landed in the perfect place to complete today’s make […]
Make something inspired by the world of insects. Just yesterday I noticed that I have barely seen a bug or spider since we arrived here. I’m vacationing in the Columbia […]
Make something with an eraser. How about a quick poem?
In the fall of 2012, my siblings and I sold our family farm. The three of us got to be together, in person, for this spectacular shift in all our […]
At last! Three weeks into the year of making things, I encountered a storytelling assignment. “Write a ten-word love story,” prompts Noah Scalin in 365: A Daily Creativity Journal. I […]