Losslit contributor:
Lorette C. Luzajic

Lorette C. Luzajic is an artist and writer from Toronto, Canada. She earned a Bachelor of Applied Arts in journalism at Ryerson University. Today she is the editor of The Ekphrastic Review: writing and art on art and writing at www.ekphrastic.net and the author of over fifteen books of poetry, fiction, and prose on art and culture. She writes a regular column on Wine and Art at Good Food Revolution. She has also been published in hundreds of print and online journals including Cargo Literary, Donut Factory, Rattle, Adbusters, Modern Poetry, Grain, the Fiddlehead, Book Slut, Everyday Fiction, the Wonder Café, White Wall Review, Hood, Geez, Black Napkin, Art Ascent, Poetry Canada, and more. Her short story was recently nominated for Best of the Net. Lorette also incorporates literary themes, poetry, and text into her visual mixed media artwork, which has been exhibited and collected locally and globally, from Italy to India to Mexico. Visit her at www.mixedupmedia.ca.

Starfish

You used to dream of houses, of being lost inside, in endless corridors tangled into mazes. The walls were crooked and went every which way and there were all these old photographs jumbled in every hallway.