Contradictory Abstract Nouns
This week I’m finishing out what I named “The Big 5” abstract nouns. This week is a study of Truth and it’s contradiction “Fiction.” Finding the truth in fiction and the fiction in truth this week should be inspiring. This week’s contradictory abstract nouns made me think of the great Will Ferrell movie, Stranger Than Fiction. I haven’t watched that in a long time. I think I’ll watch it to inspire my research.
Tourmaline .’s Halloween Challenge
Today’s word is “Night.” Is night only a question of sunlight and darkness, a passage of time to a certain hour? Or does night have its own quality? What is night? What is it other than dark? How do I capture the essence of night during the day?
I like what I did last year with my stars. I especially like the sonic surrender cascade poem, but I want to find something completely different in the prompt this year.
For today’s image, I put semi-sheer black fabric over the lens. I used a seam-ripper to poke some holes in the fabric in shapes of constellations, but the shapes didn’t come out. However, the holes made the light separate producing a neat effect.
Today’s prompt is recognizing our feelings. For today’s poem, I attempted a sijo.
Wan, Worn, and Weary
Exhaustion from a sleepless night taints every aspect of day
the prism of easy, adaptable energy has grayed
yet heavy lids bring rejuvenant naps of day-glo visions
Writober Flash Fiction
Today’s image is “They Came at Night” by Eric Wemhoener aka Mortanius88 on Deviant Art. At first, I thought it was a monsters-in-the-closet image, but upon closer examination, I think these glowing toothy grins have slid back a wall and hold up a curtain, perhaps between realms. Here’s the beginning of “In His Bedroom Wall:”