Pandemic Poetry & Art Healing Project
Working at Home, Day 31
Amy Miller, Writer
Rachel Tyler, Artist
All in our Zoom windows. Heads,
bookshelves, the tops of plants.
Most of us looking down, harsh
lighting, ceiling vents. Waiting...
But did you know this:
Behind the walls of the chrysalis,
The complete digesting of oneself into utter goo.
Only a few cells get saved. And so,
I realized this on the ninth day:
I cannot intellectualize my way out of this.
I must feel out every step with all my being...
Amie Tyler, Writer
Emily Galusha, Artist
Is it possible to write a poem
during a pandemic and not
address it or the circular nature
of time and how nearly everything
adores being alive?...
Poeming in a Pandemic
Brie Huling, Writer
Lyla Merle Morrison, Artist
when i was small, i would often wonder
which star am i in the big dark universe?
there was a time when i was afraid to be seen
when it was not safe to shine
Arundhati ~ She who is faintly visible in the vast night sky...
Stephanie Chee Barea, Writer
Everest Lavery, Artist
c.e. chapple, Writer
Desiree LaBeaud, Artist
...With many of us caught on opposing sides
The bricks rising ever higher
With no dismantling any time soon
Mayhap the internet will serve as carrier pigeon
Conveying my love to the other side