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Ekphrasis is the response to any art by any other art. A painting may represent a sculpture, a sculpture depict the heroine of a novel, a poem portray a work of art, or vice versa. See also "Mark Making in Abstract Art"

it won't be a bullet
it won't be a bullet
Mixed Media
18" x 24"
$95

Response to "it won't be a bullet" from Don't Call Us Dead by Danez Smith, National Endowment for the Arts recipient

... in the catalogue of ways to kill a black boy, find me / buried between the pages stuck together / with red stick. ironic, predictable. look at me...

The Japanese characters in the lower left represent:

Justice
Wisdom
Strength
Peace