Saturday, March 31, 2012

Day 91

Coffee cup puddles
in two twelve year-old's hands made
bedtime much too late.

Prompt:  Use dry coffee beans, dry or wet coffee grounds, or even liquid coffee (in a cup or not) to create something today.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Day 90

Green-painted cardboard
star-shape cut, taped and streamer'd
for six year-old's bash!

Prompt:  Make a pinata and destroy it!

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Day 89

Inch diameter
bubble wrap stuck to windows =
cheap insulation.

Prompt:  Work only with bubble wrap or any other packing materials you have on hand.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Day 88

Articles (xeroxed)
and writing samples (written)
create lesson plans.

 Prompt:  Make something only using stuff from your workplace or office.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Day 87

wax resist batik -
inky dyed butterflies fill
ironed-out boundaries

Prompt:  What can you do with a candle? 

Monday, March 26, 2012

Day 86

Surprise Birthday cake
cookies frosted all in white
light and make a wish

Prompt:  Decorate a cake, pie, or cookie. 

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Day 85

Beautiful women
insist to be something more
than decorative.

Prompt:  Work with words.

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Day 84

Bubbles float
delight across kid faces
into clapping hands. 

Prompt:  Keep it clean.  Use a bar of soap to make something new.  You can carve it with a knife, use it to draw, break it into pieces, or even make bubbles - just have fun.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Day 83

Picks up a spark, he
(hi-bana, fire-flower)
becomes fiery.

Prompt: Make a visual pun.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Day 82

Serrated fork tines -
a singular spork upgrade
yields a three-in-one.

Prompt: Create a new kind of utensil.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Day 81

Pin-stuck eraser -
a porcupine-ish nightmare
pink-pricks my fingers
Prompt:  Make something out of erasers.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Day 80

Green-dyed white frosting -
artificial food rule gone
for froggy cupcakes

Prompt:  Try dyeing!  Work with food or fabric dye.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Day 79

The mystery box
holds obscure, used media
and for the kids, fun.

The barking dogs guard
hubcap art beyond their gate
of yarn-stormed branches

Prompt:  Walk through an alley or along a small road and pick up discarded materials to work with.

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Day 78

The Gale Family
braved the wind on bicycles
for grandma's last breath.

Prompt:  Make up a name and write a back story for a stranger you see today.

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Day 77

Anxiety shreds -
aided by a machine and
the culture of fear

Prompt: Work with shredded paper. 

Friday, March 16, 2012

Day 76

Five feathered chain lengths
dangle from snug-fitting cuff
to tickle her chin.

Prompt: Make something inspired by and/or that fits on or around your ear.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Day 75

Chalky welcome mat
in rainbow colors on knees
washed away with rain.

Prompt:  Get some chalk and work on the sidewalk near your home.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Day 74

Ikea for lunch -
didn't make anything but
a full shopping cart.

Prompt: Be bold.  Go to a store that you frequently shop at or a restaurant where you frequently eat and ask what they'll let you make there.

Day 73

Epcot sand sculpture
captured a chimp family
and us in the zoo.

Prompt:  Work with the gravel, sand, or rocks available near your home.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Day 72

Four towers of shoes
waiting for Cinderella
didn't fit us three.

Prompt:  Use all of the shoes in your household to make something, or work on a single pair of shoes that were destined for the thrift store.

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Day 71

Steampunk inspired
yesterday and tomorrow
ogled spectacles

Prompt: Time travel!  Make something that seems like it came from another era in history.

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Day 70

Girls guessed a number -
no other fair way decides
who gets to sleep where

Prompt:  Work only with numbers today.

Friday, March 9, 2012

Day 69

Forty-eight pieces
interlocking on the floor
make twelve butterflies

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Day 68

Paper mache bowl -
colored tissue paper strips
hold treasured bracelets

Prompt:  Create something with paper mache. 

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Day 67

Implant micro-chips
change human interaction
with single eye-blink

Prompt:  Write a ten-word science fiction story.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Day 66

Breakfast burrito
severely disappointed
my on-the-run hopes

Prompt: Go grocery shopping and pick up something new.

Monday, March 5, 2012

Day 65

Tangram octopus -
seven geometric shapes,
angled silhouette

Prompt:  Work with only the classic tangram shapes.

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Day 64

The women's movement
paved the way for me to feel
normal not fractioned.

Prompt:  It's all about you.  Incorporate yourself into whatever you make. 

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Day 63

Stenciled paper mask,
seashell, feathers embellished
art of family

Prompt:  Behind the mask.  Create a unique mask with whatever materials you like. 

Friday, March 2, 2012

Day 62

Broccoli forests
line the cous cous gravel path,
cauliflower ground.

Prompt:  Make something with your dinner before you eat it. 

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Day 61

A load of laundry -
staaaaaaanky soggy towels wait
topped with dirty duds

Prompt:  Use only things you find around the bathroom to create something.