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Dilation Exercise 38

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 use the comment feature to tell us something about it. Need a further explanation? Go to Imagination Workout—The Dilation Exercises.

Alister knew they were just plants, but he sensed a certain amount of desperation.

As the days became shorter, the nights colder, they came up with a simple plan.

—Alan M. Clark
Eugene, Oregon

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

Artwork: “Weeds” copyright © 2006 Alan M. Clark.
Cover illustration for Weed Species by Jack Ketchum – Cemetery Dance Publications.

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

2 responses

  1. Anonymous

    “You want the moon, Mary? I’ll lasso it for you!”

    February 27, 2012 at 11:07 pm

  2. Stephen Dale

    After thousands of years of bein pruned and pulled up, it seemed only reasonable that, through natural selection, weeds that could fight back would someday arise….

    February 27, 2012 at 11:46 pm

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