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Dilation Exercise 35

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.

Saint %$&@#, the patron of free speech, had lain dormant for almost seventy years, her sleep made fitful only periodically by events among human kind.

Strange that in the information age she would awaken with a start and begin to struggle against her bonds.

—Alan M. Clark
Eugene, Oregon

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

Artwork: “Censorship” copyright © 2000 Alan M. Clark.
Interior illustration for “Pain and Other Petty Plots” by Alan M. Clark and Randy Fox, which appeared in Pain and Other Petty Plots to Keep You in Stitches – IFD Publishing.

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

One response

  1. Stephen

    She felt it strange to be the patron of free speech from the past but here, in the future, she was forced to be clothed.

    February 6, 2012 at 12:40 pm

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