Friday, January 4, 2013

Self




It is comfortable to know only the familiar outer layer.

Yet if we press through the underlying crimson shield of emotion, feelings and thoughts we find the warm inner core where self lies. 


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The Weekend Challenge....

On to the weekend challenge.  As you'll recall from your elementary science class days, the structure of the earth can be divided most simply into three sections: core, mantle, crust.  Here's a diagram.
Image courtesy of Danilo Rizzuti / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Give us 33 words from it.  Interpret the prompt however you wish--literal, metaphorical, or somewhere in between.  If you would like to use the image on your own blog, you must properly credit it.

12 comments:

  1. This is absolutly beautiful. I also really like the picture.

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  2. So very true...all of it! Well done!

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  3. The picture is beautiful - and your words are infinite.

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  4. So true...the outer layer is comfortable and so easy to not look any deeper.

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  5. Wow, love the photo! Did you take that yourself?

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  6. Great play on words & a hauntingly powerful graphic to complement it!

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  7. Nice take on the prompt, and I agree that the pic is superb. Good job.

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  8. Yes, that makes a lot of sense. I love the picture. I think he could use a little moisturizer though.

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  9. A truism, for sure, and so beautifully written.

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