Sunday Funday: Creative Prompt

On of the things I have started looking for on my walks with Baby Magpie is those little incidents where nature seems to get the better of the modern world. While out this week I saw this tree, that seems to have got the better of the wall it was growing through. Inch by inch, the little tree has grown through the mortar and caused the bricks to separate. In my Feeding Jasmine Valentine series, the idea of nature ‘taking back’ is a relatively strong theme, so I have started to collect pictures like this. I hope that you find it intriguing too.

What does this picture make you think of? What kind of tales does this picture inspire? Ideas or flash fiction welcome in the comments below, or turn it into a post on your own blog and let me know.

Thank you for reading. I also make art and films. You can see my films at my YouTube channel here. You can see things with my designs on at my shop here. Could even treat yourself if you wanted to. Just saying. If buying art is not your thing, but you would like to support what you see I also have a Patreon Page here.

3 comments

  1. This is a powerful image! Kind of nature’s way of fighting back. I’ve always wanted to have a proper go at writing a poem so I’ll use this image to try! Thank you for sharing! πŸ™‚

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  2. I love this photo! I see that the residents tried to save the wall by trying to kill the tree by trimming it but even then there are still new green leaves persisting!!!! Definitely inspiring image worth writing about!!!

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