"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 ‘short story’

Daily Prompt Love <3 Out of Place

21 February 2019 

Make art about what’s out of place.

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Daily Prompt Love <3 Burning Building

20 February 2019 

“you say love is a burning building: then run in:”–JP Dancing Bear

Make art about that burning building. 

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Daily Prompt Love <3 Blood

18 February 2019 

There is blood, there, he says
                    Blood here too, down here, she says
                    Only blood, the Blood Mother sings – Juan Felipe Herrera
Make art about what the blood remembers. 
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Daily Prompt Love <3 Dreams & Wolves

17 February 2019

A recurring dream returned last night, one where an old wolf, his amber eyes glowing, appears in my bedroom. He circles the room a few times, then climbs up on the end of my bed, curls up and goes to sleep. 

Make art about a recurring dream, or wolves. 

wolf recurring dream

Daily Prompt Love <3 Begins With Rain

16 February 2019

“I think to Earth
it looks like the first first rain, the water
of the beginning”- Jeffrey Bean 

Make art about what begins with rain, or that begins with rain, or about the first first rain.’

man in the rain 

 

Friday Call for Submission Love <3 little somethings

little somethings press seeks all things flash and micro

Deadline: March 15, 2019

“What gnaws at your bones? little somethings press: a collection of small writings is seeking all things flash and micro—memoir, fiction, and poetry—that delve into the grittiness and beauty (why not make room for some optimism) of modern life. Confessions, rants, lessons learned, rebirths, regrets, and anything else are welcome as long as they fit on one page. Prose is limited to 250 words. Poets can submit up to 4 micro poems of 50 words each, or one poem no longer than 15 lines.”

Please send all submissions to littlesomethingspress@gmail.com as Word documents by March 15th. Visit their site at littlesomethingspress.com

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Daily Prompt Love <3 Lost in the Branches

15 February 2019

Woke this morning to the heartbreaking sound of chainsaws, taking down several large oaks at the little church across the street, trees that are easily hundreds of years old. The crash as they fell echoed all around us. 

Make art about what’s lost when we lose a tree, about what’s lost in those branches, or about the spirit of trees. 

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