"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 ‘From the Heart’

Quarantine Prompt a Day <3 Community

30 March 2020

Make art about the changing nature of community in these times. 

community

 

Quarantine Prompt a Day <3 Oh the Music

29 March 2020

“If music be the food of love, play on”–Shakespeare

Make art about the power of music, the power of song, of singing, alone or together, in difficult times. 

song

 

Quarantine Prompt a Day <3 In Praise

28 March 2020

“Try to praise the mutilated world.
Remember June’s long days,
and wild strawberries, drops of wine, the dew….”

From “Try to Praise the Mutilated World” by Adam Zagajewski
(Translation by Clare Cavanagh)

Read the full poem here.

Make art today in praise, praising something, praising whatever is lifting your heart. 

praise

 

Quarantine Prompt a Day <3 Touch

20 March 2020

Make art inspired by the following quote. 

“Touch has memory.”– John Keats

touch has memory

Daily Prompt Love <3 See Rightly

16 September 2019 

“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.”–Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

Make art about what the heart sees. 

heart light

Daily Prompt Love <3 Mea Culpa

5 September 2019 

Make art about apology, given or received. 

sorry

 

Daily Prompt Love <3 Extra Sensory

3 September 2019 

Make art about a psychic experience. 

psychic

Image by kalhh from Pixabay

Daily Prompt Love Catch-Up <3 Shine

1 September 2019art

Make art about what you do to make it brighter. 

brighter

Daily Prompt Love <3 Devoted

6 July 2019 

devotion (n.) 1200, devocioun, “profound religious emotion, awe, reverence,” from Old French devocion”devotion, piety” and directly from Latin devotionem (nominative devotio), noun of action from past-participle stem of devovere “dedicate by a vow, sacrifice oneself, promise solemnly,” from de “down, away” (see de-) + vovere “to vow” (see vow (n.)).

Make art about what you’re devoted to.

devotion

Daily Prompt Love <3 With Each Beat

5 July 2019 

“Sweet heart. Don’t stop.”–Melvin Dixon 

Make art about what happened in the space of that heartbeat. 

heartbeat

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

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