"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 ‘prose’

Quarantine Prompt a Day <3 Through that Window

17 March 2020

Often we’re too busy to notice the view right in front of us. One of my students, when I asked about what they missed being away from home, softly described the view of the city at night from his bedroom window in what he called ‘the projects where I live.’ 

“At night,” he said, “the lights go on forever, and every light, I think, is a soul.” 

Make art about seeing the world through your window. 

space window

 

 

Quarantine Prompt a Day <3 Oh the Possibility!

16 March 2020 

This is an in-class exercise I do with my Baby Poets, an attempt to get them to understand the emotional and emblematic power of every day objects. 

Make art about one object that represents “possibility” for you. 

suitcase possibility

Quarantine Prompt a Day <3 In the Details

15 March 2020 

Make art about the beauty to be found in quiet, every day details, a cup, a spoon, the shape of a flower, the way morning light lands in a corner. We’re surrounded by beauty ❤ 

every day beauty

Issue 4 of K’in is Live!

We’re so excited and honored to share with you the amazing work in K’in, Issue 4! 

Check it Out Here! 

K'in sunset Gerd Altmann

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 Retreat

13 September 2019 

I’m headed off to lead a workshop at the fabulous Porches Writers Retreat this weekend ❤ 

Make art about seeking refuge, about retreat. 

porches

Daily Prompt Love <3 What's Revealed

12 September 2019 

Make art about what’s revealed, what you see, in the patterns. 

patterns

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