Friday, March 27, 2015

Notebooking Daily Writing Exercise March 27, 2015


Daily Exercise Genre: Ekphrasis.

About today's writing prompt genre: Ekphrasis is from Greek meaning the description of a work of art as a rhetorical device. That's actually pretty straight forward, but another way to look at it, is it's highfalutin fan fiction, usually about paintings or pieces of music, but it can be about virtually anything. Look at or listen to the following piece of art and write a piece of prose or poetry that is inspired by some aspect of it.

Today's artwork is...
Acrobatic Engineering by Rob Gonsalves



This is another amazing piece by surrealist extraordinaire Rob Gonsalves. There are so many ways to approach this piece I almost don't want to taint your impression with my own, so I won't. Have at it!

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