"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 ‘resistance writing’

Daily Prompt Love <3 False in Word & Deed

26 June 2019 

Make art about false prophets, about so-called religious leaders who don’t embody the values of the faith they proclaim. 

false prophets

Daily Prompt Love <3 On Cruelty & Weakness

15 June 2019

“All cruelty springs from weakness.” ― Seneca

Make art about how kindness, compassion tenderness, are the real strengths. 

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Daily Prompt Love <3 Failing to Care

23 June 2019 

Defend the cause of the poor and the fatherless! Vindicate the oppressed and suffering! Rescue the poor and needy! Deliver them from the power of the wicked!–Psalm 82:3-4 

Make art about our failure to care for those who need us most. 

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Image by Aamir Mohd Khan from Pixabay

 

Daily Prompt Love <3 Refugee

“Like the refugee, poetry’s margin, its zero yield, its nothing, will have an essential role to play in what comes next. It is a “yes” to existence in the time of disaster, an affirmation of possibility when all else seems lost.”–Robert Fernandez

Make art about refugees. 

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Image by kai kalhh from Pixabay

Daily Prompt Love <3 Not So Blind After All

9 June 2019 

Make art about injustice, about the flaws in our justice system, about a moment of fighting injustice. 

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Daily Prompt Love <3 Other People's Truth

7 June 2019 

I often tell my writing students, “Just because it may not be true in your world, doesn’t mean it isn’t true.” 

Make art about trying to understand what it’s like to walk in someone else’s shoes, or about making space for experience that is very different than your own. 

other people's shoes

Image by Daniel Reche from Pixabay

Daily Prompt Love <3 Underground

3 June 2019 

Make art about the underground, about what’s underground, about being underground, about underground action, societies, or resistance.

underground

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