Beneath the Pier

Cromer Pier, at the turn of the tide: 8th May 2018

Down to the shore I went, to find some pressable pieces.
A frond of seaweed that looked like a mat.
a short frayed length of plastic tat,
and a paper bag, with sand pressed in its creases.

Back in the studio with a length of card added
which was purposely multiple random hole splattered,
my imagination now churned and chundered:
what pleasing picture might I conjure?

Items displayed, I began the process:
Cut to size, cow-gum applied and dried,
Ink mixed and spread, card to print-guide.
Beneath the Pier: despite the stress, new off the press,
a seascape print, my graphic’s tutor to impress.

Written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt:
Impress, in 104 words

About crispina kemp

Spinner of Asaric and Mythic tales
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22 Responses to Beneath the Pier

  1. Dale says:

    Wonderfully done!

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  2. Violet Lentz says:

    That’s some very creative creating you’ve got going on over there, Crispina!

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  3. Jen Goldie says:

    Nice! I have a large lake, “Ontario” with beaches, boardwalks and leafy paths to explore, right on the southern edge of my City. You’re writing is inspiring me to explore those beauties, that as a child I used to adore. There are also 3 islands a short ride across the lake I think I should revisit. Could be a busy Summer 😊 Thank you for reminding me.

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  4. Love the visual this conjures, Crispina. The descriptions of the mixed media in the art work is fantastic… πŸ™‚

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  5. EntangledDesigns says:


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  6. Ennle Madresan says:

    Well done! I love “chundered”.

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