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Picture Prompts: August 8, 20014

Start your weekend off right with some prompts to get the creative juices flowing. Feast your eyes on the three pictures below, take a pen in hand, open your mind, and let the ideas start coming. 17 more words

Sexing the dragon

I’m not  a particularly vain creature. As dragons go I’m quite modest and self- effacing. As far as a Being my size can be self-effacing. I take care of myself. 397 more words

Counselling

August rush

The barns are bursting at the seams

Young maidens ripe for the plucking

Palm wine flows like a river

The farmlands are deserts

The sun takes over the duty… 28 more words

Poetry

Mizpah

People enter dragon;s dens in a variety of ways, if we are to believe the stories we’ve read and heard. The thief sneaks in quietly. The adventurer brags in. 184 more words

The Inner World

TODAY'S PORTRAIT: COLUMBINE

Here she is, in all her coltish, awkward, long-legged innocence and beauty, young Aquilegia Chrysanthra, better known to us as COLUMBINE:

What she calls to mind for me are those enchanting creatures found in the title of Marcel Proust’s second volume, … 376 more words

Photography

The Maidens

The south porch of the Erechtheion, on the Acropolis, is easily identifiable by six sculpted female columns known as the caryatids.  There is an inscription on the temple itself, where they are simply called… 190 more words

Watercolors