Sunday, April 29, 2012

Day 120

White Privilege Conference
follow-up shoebox art
tells Racism Kills.

Prompt:  Make something in a box. 

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Day 119

Changed unicorn names
like Esticorn Jordicorn
make only us laugh.

Prompt:  Create an animal that has never existed before.

Friday, April 27, 2012

Day 118

Tool-wielding daughters
build - saw wood, hammer nails and
fit chicken wire.

Prompt:  Make something out of wood. 

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Day 117

For cheap convenience,
Mal-Wart got my fifteen bucks
fuel consumption.

Prompt:  Go out of your way.  Travel somewhere you wouldn't normally go...

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Day 116

Old Brighton bus maps
promise a return beach trip
where dreams woke to life.

Prompt:  Create something using an old map.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Day 115

The next one broke him -
croupier took chips away,
dealer scooped cards.

Monday, April 23, 2012

Day 114

Toast:  "To all my friends!"
that night at Hardback Cafe
when Bukowski'd died.

Prompt:  Make something out of toast or bread.

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Day 113

Sunburned-red shoulders
returned home for sweet relief
and fresh aloe gel.

Prompt:  Paint the town red.  Work only with red materials today.

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Day 112

Swatch-picked colors turn
our white boxy back room 
into Sunburst Glows.

Prompt:  Work with a few free paint swatch samples found at most hardware stores and use them to create something new. 

Friday, April 20, 2012

Day 111

Will some artist use
genetic engineering
to have the last word?

Prompt:  Make a facial expression on your plate from the leftovers of a meal today.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Day 110

Friday the thirteenth's
superstitious conception -
a lucky mistake

Prompt:  Work with mistakes. 

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Day 109

Planting pink pansies
in her seasonal garden
makes sister-love bloom.

Prompt:  Play in the dirt.  Go outside and create something in or with the first patch of dirt you can find.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Day 108

 Good morning message
drawn with a fingertip scribe
 speaks fun-loving volumes.

Prompt:  Create something in the steam on a bathroom mirror or other steamed-up surface.

Monday, April 16, 2012

Day 107

Yellow bouncer ball
with a hold-onto handle
hops kids up on high.

Prompt:  Have a ball.  Make something out of a ball or make a new ball out of something else and then play with it.

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Day 106

Used soccer jerseys
freshly laundered for the pitch
sport regional clubs.

Prompt:  Go to a thrift store and buy something to work with today. 

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Day 105

She was like seeing
late poet Adrienne Rich
rock Outspoken's mic.

Prompt:  Make something impossible.  Can you trick the eyes into believing they're seeing something that they're not?

Friday, April 13, 2012

Day 104

 Every home needs one -
an art center with free reign

Prompt: Regress.  Work as if you were a young child or baby.  Use the materials they might have access to and/or with only the skills and abilities they have at that age.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Day 103

 Well-used cloth napkins
wipe wet dish-washing hands dry
and dab mouth corners

Prompt:  Create something with the napkin that you use at a meal today.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Day 102

Some people have names,
Revilo P. Oliver,
that are palindromes.

Prompt:  Write a palindrome.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Day 101

Instead of striving
for liberation, oppressed
become oppressors.

Prompt:  Flip to a random page in a book at hand and make something inspired by the first sentence you read.

Monday, April 9, 2012

Day 100

Dental floss stitches
tighten Sickoids shirts after
an ear ringing show.

Prompt: Make something new out of an old T-shirt. 

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Day 99

Painted Easter eggs
among new grass tufts teaming
with at-home ants hide.

Prompt:  Use the world of insects as your inspiration today.

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Day 98

Time keeps on ticking
with quickened pace as age grows
towards shortened future.

Prompt:  Work with time.

Friday, April 6, 2012

Day 97

"Share your table" means
an open invitation
into my kitchen.

Prompt:  Make an invitation to an everyday event you wouldn't normally invite people to.  Bonus:  Actually send them out.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Day 96

Head titled, ear up
for eight drops of dewaxer
and bulb syringe flush.
Prompt:  Work backward.  Work in front of a mirror, looking at what you're creating only in the mirror until you're finished.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Day 95

Sharing with strangers
my daily haiku habit
invites suggestion.

Prompt:  Ask a stranger for a suggestion of what to do today. 

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Day 94

Shriveled orange rinds -
leathery among egg shells
in the compost bowl

Prompt:  Nothing rhymes with orange.  Work only with orange materials today.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Day 93

Wing nuts twirl around
loosely hammered wire nails
nuts-and-bolts building(s)

Prompt:  Nuts and bolts.  Make something with any nuts, bolts, screws, or nails you have lying around. 

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Day 92

High school days are not
the best of your life, you need
frontal cortex first.

Prompt:  Write a letter to yourself at another time in your life (past or future).