"This work is unlike any other, in its range of rich, conjuring imagery and its dexterity, its smart voice. Carroll-Hackett doesn’t spare us—but doesn’t save us—she draws a blueprint of power and class with her unflinching pivot: matter-of-fact and tender." —Jan Beatty

Posts tagged ‘flowers’

Daily Prompt<3 A Teeny Tiny Flowery Photo Essay

29 May 2016

Jumped out of the car at an intersection for this one. 

 

Make art about discarded flowers, about what we throw away. 

Sometimes the Prompt Rebuilds Us

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Today I’m building myself/from the bones/of flowers”~Mary Carroll-Hackett

Make art about the self as a seed, a growing thing requiring nurturing, a blossom.

(from a poem that originally appeared in Tar River Poetry, one that will be my book coming out this spring, A Little Blood, A Little Rain, forthcoming from FutureCycle Press).

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Daily Prompt Catch-Up! OooOooh That Smell!

2/21/2016

Crocus! Tiny purple blooms announcing the slow change of season today in the yard! Make art about the first signs of spring.

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2/22/2016

I bought my first ever new car in 2010, and today, I paid that Lil Red Beauty off! I grew up poor, so this is a big deal for me, as someone who has had a very complicated relationship with money. Make art about finishing something. Or about your relationsip with money.

Paid in full-stamp

Grunge rubber stamp with text paid in full inside,vector illustration

2/23/2016

Did an exercise with my Baby Poets last night where they did freewrites in response to a scent. Make art about a memory evoked by a particular scent.

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The Last Daily Prompt of 2015 :-) Happy New Year, Y’all!

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“a child carrying flowers walks toward the new year”~Bei Dao
 
Make art envisioning the new year.
 
(The Flower Carrier by Diego Rivera)
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