Thursday, February 25, 2010

Mama Kat's Assignment

It's assignment time from Mama Kat. I chose to do 3.) “What images inspire you immediately? Open a magazine and create a piece of writing (poem, story, essay) about the first image that captures your imagination.” (inspired by

The only change is I don't have any magazines so I used an image that I came across while working on a college collage project.


From a distance you looked
so warm and inviting, calling
me to come and bath in the sun's
warm glow.
I could use the rest and the calm
that it offered, so eagerly I
went to lay claim to my spot
to refurbish my soul.
But what is this! you lied.
I can't lie here, I can't trust
that I won't get hurt.
I'll bleed and once I am down
I won't be able to get up.
I should retreat, find another
but maybe I could just get use
to the prick and the pain.


  1. As soon as I read prick, I wanted to rename it to some guy's name...what does that say about me?

    Love the poem!

  2. I love it!

    I'm right there with June.

  3. wow. great verse...sometimes we get a bit too comforatble with that prick and pain...great pic as well.

  4. Good job! Cool picture. Thanks!

  5. I love the picture in part because I like fractals and geometry. You asked a great question on my Workforced blog, so I've replied in the comments. Thanks.


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