Sunday, August 4

Blank Page

The paper stares upwards, its pregnant, featureless face begging the artist to capture some character as yet unknown. It yearns for the imprint of pen or pencil, for bold lines to form images on its surface, or for words which will speak stories for posterity to enjoy... 

Only then will the blank page find fulfillment.

Thanks to Tess and M C Escher at Mag 180 for this week's prompt, which, to my amazement, has turned out to contain 55 words. So come Friday, it will be added to G-man's list, as well - make the most from the least, that's my motto...

18 comments:

  1. Sort of artist's equivalent of Writer's Block?

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  2. Yes, that's the way we feel as writers, isn't it?

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  3. I love the notion of paper being pregnant with possibility...

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  4. I guess we all know that feeling, the blank paper staring upwards at you, waiting...

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  5. You captured the feeling, the vision, will inspiration come? It will for you!!

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  6. It has come with this write. Wonderfully put...

    existentialism

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  7. A very interesting thought. But what was Escher's left hand doing while his right hand was getting suntanned?

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  8. If you can't help fulfill a blank page then there's no point to the pencil / pen............says the author to the artist!

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  9. Great job, and there was no terror involved with clicking on your link this time!

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  10. I like the idea of the paper looking upwards, waiting, pregnant. That's exactly how it is, before fulfilment at the birth of a story or poem.

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  11. I think it should draw a Sorting Hat !

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  12. To find fulfillment in the birth of creativity brings joy..I like your approach.

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  13. Satisfaction and fulfillment, that's what blank page needs.

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  14. Very creative writing here Penny.
    And obviously you have learned the art of being succinct!
    Loved your Multi-Prompt 55
    Thanks for playing, and have a Kick Ass Week-End

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  15. A captivating and thoughtful look at the promise of a blank page.
    There is so much more in a blank page than there is in a blank stare!

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  16. What a great way to think of a blank page.

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  17. Love the thoughts in this JInksy....awesome writing! :-)

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