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This site is a work in progress, a place to post the collaborative works generated from the Thursday image prompts found on Mine Enemy Grows Older. All are welcome here and all are welcome to participate.

Many writers are represented here. Sample their work and check out their blogs. Don’t be shy. Notes letting them know that you visited, and telling them how you feel about their work are more important than you may realize…

Here is the current prompt but please feel free to use any of the images here.

!if you have contributed a piece of writing and do not see it here please let me know!

8/7/08 (current image prompt)

my four sisters

my four sisters

the summer is flying by. Hope it is a good one for you. Here is a summertime prompt I hope will elicit a story or two…

…and they have. Here are some…

. sisters, from Z

. Shoreline, from noahthegreat

. Navigationally Challenged, by Tiel Aisha Ansary

. Kicking Up, by Jo Janoski

. Sisters with Purpose, by Pam (Amputated Moon)

. Sisters, from Ozy

. Artistic Bent, from Rose Dewy Knickers

. bonded forever, by Guatami Tripathy

. sisters of mercy, by Glenn Buttkus

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7/31/08 image prompt

new writing this week:

I am a Hawk and a Mouse, by Christine

a note from the artist, from jo

Bluebirds are meant to sing by damyantig

Avian Armor from marlow44

liberate yourself from guatami tripathy

memories from lirone

tunnel of bones by tiel aisha ansari

for the birds by z

soaring by piece of pie

motion by ozymandias

observing life from Maekitso’s Cafe

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7/24/08 image prompt: It’s the dog days of summer, inviting musings on loyalty, long walks and rolls in the grass, unspoken friendship and the simple satisfactions and creature comforts that make up some of the good things in life. Next week I’ll be driving a U-haul cross-country full of the belongings of my in-laws, helping them move West. Naomi will guest edit for me. See you in a while, crocodiles.

. Bone tree (for Georgia O’keeffe), from Tiel Aisha Ansari author of the blog knocking from inside

. weed it out – half a poem, from gautami tripathy, of firmly rooted

. Beyond the Obvious, by Rose Dewy Knickers, author of the blog live/laugh (or is it Dewy Knickers?)

. Here is The Dog, from Pam, at amputated moon

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We are a little scrambled here, with days and nights, hearts and minds full with work and children – so I am a little late with this one. But with kids in mind, here is a prompt to make up your own Abecedarium ! (And thank you Fernandita Sosa for the title.)

and still more to post but here are some updates…

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I is for Bug

I is for Bugs

. I is for… by Lirone, author of the blog Words that Sing. (Lirone means “song is mine, joy is mine”…)

. Tiel Aisha Ansari, author of the blog, knocking from inside, has posted her illuminated Silverlock abecedarium

(A – D) here

(E – H) here

(I – L) here

(M – P) here

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the lights of my heart, from cheong lee san, author of the blog dsnake1

Church of the Old Mermaids, from lirone, author of the weblog, words that sing

Harbor Lights, a first post from the author of the blog, abwfriend

Civilization, from Australia, by the author of the blog, maekitso.

Defining Boundaries, from Guatami Tripathy, who’s blog is firmly rooted.

Thunder Opens the Sky, from Pamela Olsen, author of the blog, Amputated Moon

and yet another from lirone: waiting.

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get your toes back inside that painting!

get your toes back inside that painting!

. in a strange turn of events june cleaver shreds her apron, by jillypoet, mom trying to write

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the kiss of the wind

the kiss of the wind

. how earth came to its place in the universe, from carolee, creator of the polka dot witch blog

. Again he dreamed of divine love, by Cristine, author of the blog, mariacristinapoesia.

. on Icarus’ wings, by cheong lee san, author of the urban poems blog

. imagine freedom, by lissa, creator of the blog, flyturtlefly

. artist of the portrait, by amuirin, author of stop and wander.

. ripe with the fullness of waiting, by damyantig, of daily (w)rite

. tasting the sun, by pepek, of my uncle pepek’s journal…

. stars and fire and bliss, from lirone, of words that sing

. the kiss, by nan-de, author of the blog, vignettes

. partly cloudy, by pamela olson, creator of amputated moon

. blessings, by tina trivett, author of the poetry of tina trivett

. sometimes love sustains us, from Z, While her post is not x-rated her blog is deeply personal.

. spring, from piece of pie ala mode

. a dream of fire and air, by niebla, from her hermetic weblog, niebla/fog

. clouds percolate from the sun, by gauatami tripathy, of firmly rooted

. the daughter, by yours truly

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randy pepper

. Joyce Davis, a.k.a. Pepek, wrote A Woman Without Arms. Her blog is called my uncle pepek’s journal.

. Neath the ashen sky, by Ozymandiaz (ocellus). Please visit his blog for more great stuff. (I would like one day to illustrate one of his pirate poems.)

. Standing in the shadows, johemmant’s remarkable story, using the painting above. please visit her blog, floresence,

. Traffic, from Nathan Moore, quoter of Eduardo Galeano and author of the blog, exhaust fumes and french fries

. cryptic ekphrastic triptych, by Dave(?) of throwshiswords

. Standing in the Shadows, a ghazal from Jenn, author of the blog Drawings in the Surf

. In Mud-Colored Dreams, We Watch Our Distant City, by the 9 to 5 Poet

. witness, from jorc, of empty garden …and now we pray for rain

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the getaway

escape

. June Cleaver and the Soccer Moms Release their First Single, from jillypoet : mom trying to write

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maria fernanda sosa

maria fernanda sosa

. Nanda, from Andy Sewina aka Danny Wise, of SweetTalkingGuy

. waiting impatiently, from nibblepoems (by the editor?)

. cryptic ekphrastic triptych, by Dave(?) of throwshiswords

. Fading into Shadows, by Rose Dewey Knickers, author of Flash Your Knickers Here.

. Portrait of Nanda, from Catherine, in Christcurch, New Zealand, author of still standing on her head

. her last defense by Christine, auther of the blog mariacristinapoesia

. a dark light rewrite by rikkitikk

. james17930, author of the blog, Intropolis, wrote Nanda,

. paisley, author whypaisley of wrote completion

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boot study

boot study

. From the art predator, musing brought on by a pair of boots

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(fibinacci sequence) awakening

(fibinacci sequence) awakening

. As in Waking, from Katherine, of Lunaesia (a thousand paper craniums). (a two-for-one)
. (Not a) Fib, by Sharon Brogan, author of the blog Watermark, a poet’s notebook
. Ekphrastic Poem (I think!), from Linda, author of the blog Linda’s Poems
. Now, from Lirone, of words that sing
. Inside Fibonacci, by Tiel Aisha Ansari, author of the blog, knocking from inside.
. out of nowhere, by guatami tripathy, author of the blog, Rooted.
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moon scraper

moon scraper

. Exorcism, by by Brad Frederiksen, author of the blog, Maekitso’s Cafe.

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Read

Read

. Escapee, by the author of the blog, Noah the Great

. I found barefoot boy on floresence as I tripped around before work this morning. It is a three-way collaboration between johemmant, cristine and this unwitting author of the painting.

. from the one we know as pepek (my uncle pepek’s journal), we have what they said to him

. cristine, author of mariacristina, wrote and produced a video (!), cheetah dreams of barefoot boy for the image above.

. ozy (ozymandiaz), of ocellus, weighing in with oh the places we will go.

. greybeard, of cracked head blog, wrote from the corner of my eye

. kailey, three and a half years old, told this story to xpalla (who told it to us)

. arkay, from pessimistic idealist, wrote jayme read

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And these photos give me a place to post some of the poems friends have written to celebrate the arrival of the newest member of our family, and her place the bigger human and celestial picture. Which posting I’ll have to get to later. Sigh.

broadus and Ada, 1st minutes

Broadus and Ada, 1st minutes

Ada @ 10 days

Ada @ 10 days

the getaway

escape

. June Cleaver and the Soccer Moms Release their First Single, from jillypoet : mom trying to write

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maria fernanda sosa

maria fernanda sosa

. Nanda, from Andy Sewina aka Danny Wise, of SweetTalkingGuy

. waiting impatiently, from nibblepoems (by the editor?)

. cryptic ekphrastic triptych, by Dave(?) of throwshiswords

. Fading into Shadows, by Rose Dewey Knickers, author of Flash Your Knickers Here.

. Portrait of Nanda, from Catherine, in Christcurch, New Zealand, author of still standing on her head

. her last defense by Christine, auther of the blog mariacristinapoesia

. a dark light rewrite by rikkitikk

. james17930, author of the blog, Intropolis, wrote Nanda,

. paisley, author whypaisley of wrote completion

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boot study

boot study

. From the art predator, musing brought on by a pair of boots

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(fibinacci sequence) awakening

(fibinacci sequence) awakening

. As in Waking, from Katherine, of Lunaesia (a thousand paper craniums). (a two-for-one)
. (Not a) Fib, by Sharon Brogan, author of the blog Watermark, a poet’s notebook
. Ekphrastic Poem (I think!), from Linda, author of the blog Linda’s Poems
. Now, from Lirone, of words that sing
. Inside Fibonacci, by Tiel Aisha Ansari, author of the blog, knocking from inside.
. out of nowhere, by guatami tripathy, author of the blog, Rooted.
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moon scraper

moon scraper

. Exorcism, by by Brad Frederiksen, author of the blog, Maekitso’s Cafe.

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Read

Read

. Escapee, by the author of the blog, Noah the Great

. I found barefoot boy on floresence as I tripped around before work this morning. It is a three-way collaboration between johemmant, cristine and this unwitting author of the painting.

. from the one we know as pepek (my uncle pepek’s journal), we have what they said to him

. cristine, author of mariacristina, wrote and produced a video (!), cheetah dreams of barefoot boy for the image above.

. ozy (ozymandiaz), of ocellus, weighing in with oh the places we will go.

. greybeard, of cracked head blog, wrote from the corner of my eye

. kailey, three and a half years old, told this story to xpalla (who told it to us)

. arkay, from pessimistic idealist, wrote jayme reads

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. The Condor Soars, by Lirone, on Words that sing

. Bystander, by one more believer, on piece of pie ala mode

. First Light, by Tiel Aisha Ansari, on knocking from inside

. tears trickle slowly, by gautami tripathy, on firmly rooted

. Aztec Eyes, by Marlow44, on feel free to read

. Leonine, by niebla/fog, on niebla, a hermetic weblog

. ’tis a gift to be simple, by Paul Squires, on gingaTao

. Ghost of a Promise, by Brad Frederiksen, on maekitso’s cafe

. Praise, by Ranier Marie Rilke, just because…

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Church of the Old Mermaids, from lirone, author of the weblog, words that sing

Harbor Lights, a first post from the author of the blog, abwfriend

Civilization, from Australia, by the author of the blog, maekitso.

Defining Boundaries, from Guatami Tripathy, who’s blog is firmly rooted.

Thunder Opens the Sky, from Pamela Olsen, author of the blog, Amputated Moon

Surface Tension, from Noah the Great

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. Have a taste my dear… from Tina, author of the poetry blog, tinatrivet

. picking up the ladle, I smile at you… sunday scribblings from gautami tripathy, author of the blog, firmly rooted

. Soup Kitchen Witch, from Brad, the creator of the blog, Maekitso’s Cafe

. A Short-Short: the Soup Kitchen Witch, from Michael, author of the blog, daybookery

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. Again he dreamed of divine love, by Cristine, author of the blog, mariacristinapoesia.

. on Icarus’ wings, by cheong lee san, author of the urban poems blog

. imagine freedom, by lissa, creator of the blog, flyturtlefly

. artist of the portrait, by amuirin, author of stop and wander.

. ripe with the fullness of waiting, by damyantig, of daily (w)rite

. tasting the sun, by pepek, of my uncle pepek’s journal…

. stars and fire and bliss, from lirone, of words that sing

. the kiss, by nan-de, author of the blog, vignettes

. partly cloudy, by pamela olson, creator of amputated moon

. blessings, by tina trivett, author of the poetry of tina trivett

. sometimes love sustains us, from Z, While her post is not x-rated her blog is deeply personal.

. spring, from piece of pie ala mode

. a dream of fire and air, by niebla, from her hermetic weblog, niebla/fog

. clouds percolate from the sun, by gauatami tripathy, of firmly rooted

. the daughter, by yours truly

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. a little note of explanation, or sizzle, in memory of broadus evans

. paint me a picture, by Jodi, creator of the weblog, why paisley

. Just Ride, by Z. of thenakedtruthaccordingtoZ. Her post is for anyone, but her blog is adults only.

. yearning, by gautami tripathy, of Deli, India. Her weblog is firmly rooted

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. I found barefoot boy on floresence as I tripped around before work this morning. It is a three-way collaboration between johemmant, cristine and this unwitting author of the painting.

I just posted all these on the storybook collaborative also. Naomi says it should be collaborative storybook. What do you think?

. the island of san perso, by Cristine

. Birth Song, by Pam

Negative Dark, by Arkay

. ma-femme, johemmantby

. rescue the princes, by pepek (or the one we call pepek)

. Having lost everything, again, from paul, author of gingatao

. honoring a goddess, by arkay

. play with me, by damyantig

. animal, by Z. While her post is not x-rated her blog is deeply personal and erotic.

. the promised land, by johemmant

. writing about a painting, by damyantig

photo and hand stitched tapestry courtesy enigma

matched with a story fragment called tapestry

which Glenn Buttkus, co-author of the blog, feel free to read, has taken and broken into lines of poetry.

from the author of the blog ocellus, the incomparable ozymandiaz, The Prayer of Bearmom

And published on bibliosity/feel free to read, a poem by Janet Leigh, Many Miles

Greybeard, the author of crackedheadblog, wrote Dark Matter

From the author of the blog, the junkie’s wife we have accountable, damn it

arkay, of the pessimistic idealist, wrote art thursday

From mister books, image prompt thursday

From erin, author of what winners do, wrote No Containment

2008/05/06/ from nan-de, creator of the blog, vignettes, also three haiku, here

paisley, author of whypaisley, wrote bird of happiness.

In a poem he calls Enigma, Glenn Buttkus, of bibliosity, has taken a bit of my prose, (tapestry fragment, enigma), cast it into lyric/poetic form and matched it with this image.

Glenn Buttkus has posted A Delicate Balance, a collaboration between Doug Palmer and Alex Shapiro on his blog bibliosity/feel free to read


Aan’s calf, by rick

How Your Soul Might Slip Away, by Cristine, author of the blog, mariacristina. With video accompaniment…

Arkay, of the pessimistic idealist, wrote MAELSTROM

niebla who writes the blog niebla/fog contributed calf in the astral world,

The Charmer, by the one we call pepek, the author of my uncle pepek’s journal, in response to the 5/16/08 prompt.

cristine, author of mariacristina, wrote In the Book of Good Love

by johemmant, of floresence, we have fetishes and fishes

pam, author of amputated moon, wrote water dance for the image above.

from pessimisticidealist, something Arkay calls, “a silly little bit of fluff”

from greybeard, of cracked head, a poem, why’s more less?

From whypaisley, her poem, Bag Lady, from the image posted 4/29/08,

And from yours truly, mary draws from silence

triple damn cat by rick

and triple damn cat, recast by glenn buttkus, co-author of bibliosity (tell us which shape you like!)

Co-author of the collaborative blog Feel Fee to Read, Glenn Buttkus wrote 4 Buck Gas, from the painting, Stupid War

And from the same image, Broadus Mobbs (age 7 at the time) dictated Stupid War

Doug Palmer wrote Another Fine Day from the painting Loopy Heart, posted on Feel Free to Read

. barefoot boy, a collaboration by johemmant and cristine swint

from the one we know as pepek (my uncle pepek’s journal), we have what they said to him

cristine, author of mariacristina, wrote and produced a video (!), cheetah dreams of barefoot boy for the image above.

ozy (ozymandiaz), of ocellus, weighing in with oh the places we will go.

greybeard, of cracked head blog, wrote from the corner of my eye

kailey, three and a half years old, told this story to xpalla (who told it to us)

arkay, from pessimistic idealist, wrote jayme reads

paisley, author of whypaisley wrote teach me death from this image.

Here is johemment’s poem, hallowed ground, and the link to floresence, her poetry weblog. Please visit all of these artists/poets!

Ozymandius wrote ‘Neath the Ground. His blog is Ocellus.

short and not so sweet, by greybeard, author of crackedheadblog

from bottlecapper, author of diary of a quitter, the poem hallowed ground

poetry playtime, from misterbooks

from myunclepepeksjournal, a quiet poem, hallowed ground

niebla, the voice of the hermetic weblog, niebla/fog, wrote dead suburb

and we are patiently waiting to hear from lakota

and I wrote dream images

a dark light rewrite by rikkitikk

james17930, author of the blog, Intropolis, wrote Nanda, using this painting as his starting point

and paisley, author whypaisley of wrote completion

…..…..….. here is an explanation of the darfur fridge project

and from the incomparable oz, creator of the blog Ocellus, a poem about more than the darfur fridge

Prester John, from crackedheadblog wrote faith without works

whypaisley, rockin’ girl blogger, wrote darfur fridge.

expalla, known only as expalla (want help setting up that blog? write me) wrote a silly little door

oz the incomparable, also known as ozymandiaz wrote mystical from this. he is the author of the blog ocellus

christine, prolific author of mariacristina wrote Lantana using this painting as a starting point.

and from the vanishing enigma, writing about the image above, we have this

A here is a poem from Lakota, author of the handsome blog, naughtylakota (be warned!). She’s been promising one, and wrote the ailing child to tell the story of this painting. I believe she has tapped into her softer side…

Here is Light, by johemmant, author of floresence

. how bird saved the world, by cristine, author of mariacristina

. Did anyone else write about this one?

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how trying living in a world of nonsense, by rikkitikki

damyantig, author of the Daily (w)rite, with her first contribution here – writing about a painting

johemmant, the author of florescence wrote asherah for the storybook.

jodi, author of the paisley blogs, wrote incongruent.

Joyce Davis, forever known as Pepek, wrote A Woman Without Arms. Her blog is called my uncle pepek’s journal.

Neath the ashen sky, by the very able and gifted Ozymandiaz (ocellus) responding to the invitation to make up a story about this painting. Please visit his blog for more great stuff. (I would like one day to illustrate one of his pirate poems.)

and here is standing in the shadows, johemmant’s remarkable story, using the painting above. please visit her blog, floresence,

from xpalla, who still doesn’t have a blog although she is the one who started all this, there was no denying the look in her eye

whereabouts revisited, the end of the story

wasting time at the talk machine

the daughter

and I in my heaven, and you in your hearse

a dense little poem for the family

a moody little piece of nonsense

why you drink so much baby?

love poem

a little note of explanation, or sizzle, in memory of broadus evans

ruby, in memory of ivan gold

rough work, in memory of aan bunting mock

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