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Dilation Exercise 105

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.

Unseen, silently encouraging mistakes, they congregated in the surgical theatre when the surgeons were busy.

The passed patients would have their parts 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: “Spares” copyright © 1997 Alan M. Clark. Cover illustration for Spares by Michael Marshall Smith – The Overlook Connection.

5 responses

  1. Reblogged this on theowlladyblog.

    June 16, 2014 at 12:36 pm

  2. You really made the background creepy by keeping it nebulous. Good job.

    June 16, 2014 at 7:30 pm

    • alanmclark

      Thank you!

      June 16, 2014 at 10:39 pm

  3. The first religion was the correct one, she mused, as she felt her life draining away. There, behind the barrier, she could see them in the overhead mirror. They were her ancestors, the Cult of the Dead, gathering around to claim her, and drag her into the world beyond. No heaven, no hell… just oblivion.

    June 17, 2014 at 9:07 am

    • alanmclark

      Thanks for the comment.

      June 17, 2014 at 11:11 am

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