Below you’ll find Alan M. Clark’s weekly Dilation Exercise. Please look at the picture, read the caption, above and below the image, and allow your imagination to go to work on it. If the artwork inspires a story, please say something about it in a comment. Need a further explanation? Go to Imagination Workout—The Dilation Exercises.
When the dead rose, it was not to eat the brains of the living, but to give us back what we had lost; what we had all lost in our mad effort to live and to have that living mean something.
What they had to offer was perspective, but it was being offered to a society in which that was largely unwelcome.
Artwork: “Forgotten” copyright © 2005 Alan M. Clark.
Cover illustration for Forgotten Souls by T. G. Arsenault, published by Five Star.
Captions are original to this post and have nothing to do with the literary project with which the artwork first appeared.
—Alan M. Clark