"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 ‘writing as healing’

Daily Prompt Love <3 It's Full, I Swear!

11 December 2017 

“Sometimes, your relentless optimism makes me tired.” 🙂 my brother Bill

Make art about why that glass is half full. 

glass full or empty 

Late Daily Prompt Love :-) Snowstorm in Virginia Delay Edition :-)

9 December 2017

Make art about when the lights went out. 

Candle in the Dark

Daily Prompt Love <3 Times Two :-) What's Coming Home to Roost

7 December 2017

Make art about chickens coming home to roost. 

“As a proverbial expression it’s half a millennium old.

The older fuller form was curses are like chickens; they always come home to roost, meaning that your offensive words or actions are likely at some point to rebound on you. The idea goes back to Chaucer, though he expressed it rather differently in The Parson’s Tale, around 1390, writing that curses are like “a bird that returns again to his own nest”….

Read more about this idiom here.

chicken

8 December 2017

Make art about pushing to finish something in order to meet a deadline. 

deadline

Daily Prompt Love <3 Hear Me Now?

6 December 2017

Make art about the roar, a time you roared, or wanted to roar, but didn’t. Make art about the need to roar, about where you carry that need to roar in the body.  Write the roar. 

roar

Daily Prompt Love <3 Fighting On Behalf of Love <3

5 December 2017

Make art about someone fighting to make the world a better place, an everyday Love Warrior. 

 

Daily Prompt Love–Times Four

1 December 2017

Make art about what walked up on to the porch.

Porch

2 December 2017

Make art about finally seeing the path you need to take.

path

3 December 2017

Make art about why she’s afraid of the dark.

afraid of the dark

4 December 2017

Make art about how to say goodbye.

goodbye

Daily Prompt Love <3 Calling

30 November 2017

Make art about a call you need to make, or wish you’d made, wish you could make.

call

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