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Dilation Exercise 58

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.

Although I was not easily impressed, I knew that those who received his invitation were considered fortunate indeed.


Despite seeing the invitations of his previous guest blowing in the chilly wind and innumerable bones tucked into the undergrowth along the route, once I set my foot upon the road to his home, I could not turn away, I could not turn back.

—Alan M. Clark
Eugene, Oregon

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

Artwork: “The Traveling Vampire Show” copyright © 1999 Alan M. Clark. Cover illustration for The Traveling Vampire Show, by Richard Laymon, 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.

2 responses

  1. interesting

    July 23, 2012 at 4:52 pm

    • alanmclark

      Thank you.

      July 23, 2012 at 5:06 pm

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