Staring at Stars

planet Venus lit by the stars of the Milky Way galaxy

Homely, lonely night. Venus shines against vacancy.He doesn’t paint the bars that keep him so far from starry night. Transfixed by stars. The tree grows, it is living. It is hopeful.And so is he. Not always so. Seldomly like that-ever.…

Lorette C. Luzajic

photo of Lorette C. Luzajic

Let’s start by asking you to explain what the term “ekphrastic” means to you. Ekphrasis originally had a specific purpose- poetry or literature describing an artwork, to those who couldn’t see it. If there was an artifact or painting, there…