The Artists of the Island on the River that flowed through the City

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…

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2 thoughts on “The Artists of the Island on the River that flowed through the City

    • Nope. I didn’t know about EPI when I dreamt the story.

      Yes, in that a while back (think I blogged it here), I read about the arty coffee-bar youthclub on EPI, and then last week there was an interview with Trevor (Windup Radio bloke) Bayliss, who lives there and is having to sell his house because he got his patent ripped off.

      I was also inspired by “Islands in the Stream’ by Dolly Parton and some beardy bloke.

      They say you shouldn’t talk about it until you have done it. That you can jinx your writing. That is a danger, it can be swerved around sometimes. I am swerving.

      Further instalments will tell of the Great Contest and how it came to be, and the artist who…

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