“The Whipping Woman”
Had you engaged in creative collaboration before creating this? Poet Ellaraine Lockie: This was my first artistic collaboration of any kind, and it was an electric experience. It lit the path for many ekphrastic projects, ranging from writing poems inspired by paintings and photographs to poems inspired by music and words/phrases from other writers.
Poet Ellaraine Lockie is a well-published and awarded poet who has received nine nominations for Pushcart Prizes in poetry and has four published chapbooks. Artist TC Epperson is a woman of leisure living in Honolulu, Hawaii who occupies herself by reading, writing, drawing, and teaching English Composition.