Michal (Mitak) Mahgerefteh is an award-winning poet and artist from Virginia. She is the author of four poetry collections and the editor and publisher of Poetica Magazine. Her collage mixed media and digital art have been been published in print and electronically and exhibited in the US in galleries, art centers, and museums. Michal is currently developing a new iPad painting technique by using only one artist application on her iPad. More of her work can be viewed at www.michalmahgerefteh.com.
Conjure up two people—let’s say one man and one woman—and place them in a nondescript room. Don’t slap them down like stamps in an album; people are fragile, after all. Fill the room with tension. The problem, of course, is that tension doesn’t look like anything. You might have to use your imagination. Maybe floodwaters are filling the room with a sluggish inevitability… Read more