Isa Lewis

Isa Lewis (Bellevue College Class of 2019) loves to partake in several artistic activities, painting and poetry included! Lewis has always admired Frida Khalo for her emotionally resonant portrayals of beauty and suffering, and she finds Khalo’s influence in almost all of her creative works. Lewis is passionate about the different ways that the environment, art, and culture collide to create new things. Lewis began writing poetry during one of Bellevue College’s creative writing courses, Poetry 1.

What the Water Gave Me by Frida Kahlo

In the still, gray water my life is born in figurines. My right foot forever bears a stigmata from the accident—The streetcar—not Diego.My heartlines, my left side, bear his scar. But no children. Blood flows from my womb, painting the…