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Dilation Exercise 14

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—What is This?

“If we bury her, maybe she’ll return to the living,” Danny said, “and someone will find her and love her.”

The doll, Alice, was all Maya had now, and she would never have taken her to the afterlife if she’d known it would kill her.

—Alan M. Clark
Eugene, Oregon

If you like Alan M. Clark’s artwork, please try his writing in both short fiction and novels.

Artwork: “Burial at Playtime” copyright © 2008 Alan M. Clark.
Cover illustration for Moontown by Peter Atkins, Earthling Publications.

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