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Dilation Exercise 32

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.

Sold as a miracle cure for death itself, the dreaded mummified cat tea was said to work only if taken by a willing subject postmortem on Wednesday the 29th of February.

With Leap Year just around the corner, the product leapt off the shelves as countless people, wanting to thumb their noses at death, trusted the ad campaign and prepared to commit suicide.

—Alan M. Clark
Eugene, Oregon

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

Artwork: “Miracle Cure” copyright © 2004 Alan M. Clark.
Interior Illustration for DEAD CAT TRAVELING CIRCUS OF WONDERS AND MIRACLE MEDICINE SHOW, an anthology edited by Gerard Houarner and Gak. Published by Bedlam Press.

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

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