anti- (an·tī, an·tē)
(prefix)of the same kind but situated opposite, exerting energy in the opposite direction, or pursuing an opposite policy; opposing or hostile to in opinion, sympathy, or practice; serving to prevent, cure, or alleviate; combating or defending against; being or composed of antimatter
For the purposes of this jam, we invite you to think of anti-romance as a spectrum and a series of questions:
Answer/challenge/dissect/discard these ideas in any way that gets your heart beating.
The Anti-Romance Jam welcomes:
The Anti-Romance Jam DOES NOT welcome:
The jam will open for submissions at midnight on 14 May 2023 and will close on 14 July 2023 (CST; please check above for your local timezone).
Want to jam but looking for a little inspiration? Here's a bouquet; smell the flowers, rip the petals off, toss 'em in a blender, or hang them up to dry: whatever gets the brain juices flowing. (If you're looking for love, it's in all the wrong places.)
💮 broke up-ish
💮 “It was not the thorn bending to the honeysuckles, but the honeysuckles embracing the thorn.” (Brontë, Wuthering Heights)
💮 have we become shrikes fighting over a thorn, or their prey?
💮 the colour blue
💮 “These are words of deeper sorrow/Than the wail above the dead;/Both shall live, but every morrow/Wake us from a widowed bed.” (Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, "Fare Thee Well")
💮 raslyubit' (verb; Russian разлюбить) trans. "to fall out of love"
💮 we have become you and i.
anti-romance jam palette!
Usage encouraged but not required. Created by a -45 degree hue rotation of colours picked from a Valentine's day card.
#3a1a6b - Persian Indigo
#210982 - Ultramarine
#553fab - Rebecca Purple
#4ba5a1 - Verdigris
#edcaed - Thistle
#eee7ff - Lavender (web)
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