The sculptor rested between the blank faces, her endurance almost at its end. She didn’t have time to coddle her exhaustion or bandage her bleeding fingers. The face hidden in the marble called, needing to be set free. Once again she rose, wincing as she picked up her chisel and began again.

Written for Sadje’s What Do you See? #168 – January 9, 2023, Linda G. Hill’s JusJoJan the 9th, 2023 – Endurance, Ragtag Daily Prompt’s RDP Monday Coddle, and is blog #9 for Penny Wilson Writes Name Your Number Writing Challenge

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27 responses to “Sculptor”

  1. Sadje Avatar

    Great combination of the prompts Dawn. You’ve depicted the thinking of an artist so well. Thanks for joining in.

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    1. Dawn Avatar

      Thank you so much, Sadje! You find the most interesting photo prompts! 💞💞💞

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      1. Sadje Avatar

        You’ve gladdened my heart Dawn. 😍😍😍

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  2. Penny Wilson Writes Avatar

    Great take in this promot, Dawn. 🙂

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    1. Dawn Avatar

      Thank you so much, Penny! 💞💞💞

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  3. GraceoftheSun Avatar

    Wonderful combinations of prompts, Dawn. Fabulous .💕

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    1. Dawn Avatar

      Thanks so much, Colleen! 💞

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      1. Colleen M. Chesebro Avatar

        You’re welcome, Dawn.

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  4. poetisatinta Avatar

    Great way to incorporate the prompts Dawn well done! 🙂

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    1. Dawn Avatar

      Thanks so much, Angela! 💞💞💞

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  5. Cindy Georgakas Avatar

    Great take on the prompt Dawn “Once again she rose, wincing as she picked up her chisel and began again.”💞

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    1. Dawn Avatar

      Thank you so much, Cindy! 💞💞💞

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      1. Cindy Georgakas Avatar

        You’re sooooo welcome Dawn! 💗

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  6. Keith's Ramblings Avatar

    An artisan never gives in. Excellent, Dawn.

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    1. Dawn Avatar

      Thank you so much, Keith! 💞

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  7. Belladonna Avatar

    This is great Dawn!

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    1. Dawn Avatar

      Thank you so much! 💞

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      1. Belladonna Avatar

        You’re welcome!

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  8. lesleyscoble Avatar

    This depicts the image so well! It’s great 💙
    (I forgot all about the girl in the middle when I wrote mine 😬)

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    1. Dawn Avatar

      Thank you, Lesley! I love your poem and the origin story behind the phrase…maybe you didn’t forget about her…maybe she’s the one pondering the great works she is seated between 😉 💞

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      1. lesleyscoble Avatar

        Of course she is! That’s it! 😁
        Thank you, Dawn 🙏🌹

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    1. Dawn Avatar

      Thank you 💞

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