Dilation Exercise 42
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 an idea, please use the comment feature to tell us something about it. Need a further explanation? Go to Imagination Workout—The Dilation Exercises.
The clown had organized all the toys with a plan to trip Elliot, and offered to be the one to rush in at the last moment with the M-80.
Now, the terror of the colossal brat’s rusty pocket knife, butane lighter, bb gun, and fireworks, was over, and the toys could mourn their losses, bury their dead and begin to make decisions about their future.
—Alan M. Clark
Artwork: “The Playa” copyright © 2002 Alan M. Clark.
A monochrome version of the painting was the cover illustration for The House Inside a short story by Norman Partridge, published as a chapbook by Subterranean Press.
Captions are original to this post and have nothing to do with the literary project with which the artwork first appeared.