Once upon a time, there was an island in the middle of a mighty river which flowed through a great city on its way to the sea.
Many artists lived there and spent their time producing artworks. These artworks where rather odd, because they were neither fish nor. fowl.
Some would start by making a picture.
Some would start by making a special kind of poem, called a haiku.
Some would start by writing some words: a description of something they saw as they tramped the streets; or some thought they had about nature; or something strange and beautiful that they witnessed.
Then the artists would go out into the streets bearing their pictures…
To be continued…