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Contributions by Karen Weyant:

“Advice for Women on the Graveyard Shift”

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Collaborators’ Q&A What did you think an artist would pick up on from your poem? Poet Karen Weyant: I thought an artist would pick up the concrete images of motherhood, such as the missing sock and the permission slip. I also thought that an artist would focus on the factory images, such as furnaces, found in the last stanza. What inspires you in this poem? Artist Alesia F. Norling: The grittiness of it and the feeling it …

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