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Dilation Exercise 43

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.

When he was young, Alister had become lost in the woods, and remained missing for three days before finding his way home.

He’d always known there was no sense in telling anyone how he survived or how, ever since, the tree’s storm dance had seen him through all the tough spots in his life.

—Alan M. Clark
Eugene, Oregon

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

Artwork: “Tree Storm Dance” copyright © 2008 Alan M. Clark.
Interior illustration for Turtle boy: Peregrine’s Tale by Kealan Patrick Burke, 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.

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