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Happy New Year Dilation Exercise 30

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.

She was trouble, but I couldn’t stay away and I knew that one day temptation would get the better of me.

Noticing how frequently I cruised passed her corner, she knew it too, and she made special efforts to display her charms when I drove by.

—Alan M. Clark
Eugene, Oregon

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

Artwork: “With an Afterbirth Death Mint” copyright © 1989 Alan M. Clark.
David Conover wrote the story, “In Living Color (A Denouement),” based on the artwork. The image and story appeared in IMAGINATION FULLY DILATED, THE LITERARY WORKS OF ALAN M. CLARK, edited by Elizabeth Engstrom and Alan M. Clark, published by Cemetery Dance Publications.

Captions are original to this post and have nothing to do with the literary project with which the artwork first appeared.

3 responses

  1. Anonymous

    That was the last time I saw her. I could only hope she had found a better place to flower.

    January 2, 2012 at 3:28 pm

  2. Brain Burst Writing

    I could tell she wanted me insider her and I’d been looking for a place to stick myself. It wasn’t easy being 12 feet of small intestine in a big city like this and you don’t see an abdominal cavity on a dame like that very often. I slithered over a gutter filled with monocles from the last Butler revolt and crawled inside.

    January 3, 2012 at 1:25 pm

  3. alanmclark

    Thanks for the comments guys–fun!

    January 3, 2012 at 2:36 pm

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