Linda Sorrells-Smith and Lisa Kilhefner

Linda Sorrells-Smith and Lisa Kilhefner

Lisa Kilhefner “The Message” Oil pastel and oil pencil on print paper Inspiration piece Leaving By Linda Sorrells-Smith Response The leaving is easy, she said. No hickory am I, no roots to stretch, no …

 

Greg Lippert and Robert Haydon Jones

Greg Lippert and Robert Haydon Jones

Light at the end of the tunnel Inspiration By Greg Lippert Awake! Response By Robert Haydon Jones ©2018 RHJA, LLC. All Rights Reserved When Bud Monroe, his cardiologist, told Jimmy O’Hara his …

 

Robert Haydon Jones and Greg Lippert

Robert Haydon Jones and Greg Lippert

The Last Out Response By Greg Lippert Curtains Inspiration By Robert Haydon Jones ©2018 RHJA, LLC. All Rights Reserved For five years now, every six months, Jimmy O’ Hara would visit his Cardiologist …

 

Rachel Brown and Diane Mayr

Rachel Brown and Diane Mayr

Diane Mayr, In the Wings Inspiration Piece   Rachel Brown, Movement Response Could she bring them with her? – she wondered, almost out loud – those wings of possibility, that fluttered around her? She’d …

 

Rachel Brown and Helen Lewis

Rachel Brown and Helen Lewis

Rachel Brown, Through The Kitchen, Into the Sea Response     A sea change at the fish ‘n’ chip shop After ‘The only son at the fish ‘n’ chip shop’ …

 

Tracey Riehl and Kirsten Weeks

Tracey Riehl and Kirsten Weeks

Kirsten Weeks Inspiration piece Evolution By Tracey Riehl Response I was plucked from the Void. The Void is gentle, peaceful and serene. Exchange of thought and growing upon our assumptions, was …

 

Jewel Beth Davis
and Heitzi Epstein

Jewel Beth Davis
and Heitzi Epstein

­ Heitzi Epstein Inspiration piece The Mountain Trail By Jewel Beth Davis Response They trudged along in the snow and bitter wind toward the mountains where they thought their grandfather’s cabin …

 

Anne Nowselski and Marilyn Ackerman

Anne Nowselski and Marilyn Ackerman

Marilyn Ackerman “The Little Girl Who Wasn’t There” Inspiration Piece The Bialis By Anne Nowselski Response Julia pumped up the wheels of her old bike. It had been years since she’d …

 

Kathleen Finn Jordan
and Channie Greenberg

Kathleen Finn Jordan
and Channie Greenberg

Channie Greenberg “Word” Inspiration Piece Tête – a – Tête By Kathleen Finn Jordan Response Words are colors, are shapes as they cascade from the mind And land on surface others Fresh green, …

 

Helen Lewis and Rachel Brown

Helen Lewis and Rachel Brown

Rachel Brown “Landscape in Silver (or close-up of pebbles on a rock)” Inspiration piece Outpost By Helen Lewis Response Captain Yang was on watch when exoplanet ZX159c came within view. The …

 

Channie Greenberg
and Kathleen Finn Jordan

Channie Greenberg
and Kathleen Finn Jordan

Channie Greenberg Response Pieces of Life By Kathleen Finn Jordan Inspiration Piece Fracture perspective into virtual lift Feet leaving ground and eyes binocularing into fantasy, nature, water and waterfall depositing you into the …

 

Lisa Nielsen and Jay Young Gerard

Lisa Nielsen and Jay Young Gerard

Jay Young Gerard “Silent Scream” Response A Slice of Americana By Lisa Nielsen Inspiration piece A woman in a cowgirl hat walks with determination to the corner bar There haven’t been horses here …

 

Jay Young Gerard and Lisa Nielsen

Jay Young Gerard and Lisa Nielsen

Jay Young Gerard “Red White and Blue” Inspiration piece Split By Lisa Nielsen Response Torn from the black tar of waters once greasy with life, the soulless endeavors of the placaters of fortune, having price-tagged …

 

Amy Moffitt and Kamika Cooper

Amy Moffitt and Kamika Cooper

“Hey Hey Baltimore” (Music) By Amy Moffitt Response http://getsparked.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Hey-Hey-Baltimore.mp3   Hello Baltimore By Kamika Cooper (Poetry and digital photography) Inspiration piece i’ve heard a lot of bad things about you heard you set them …

 

Kamika Cooper and Amy Moffitt

Kamika Cooper and Amy Moffitt

Whereever You Go There You Are by Amy Moffitt music and digital photography Inspiration piece http://getsparked.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Whereever-You-Go-There-You-Are.mp3   Here I Am by Kamika Cooper Response here i am but it’s time to go long before my …

 

Diane Mayr and Rachel Brown

Diane Mayr and Rachel Brown

Diane Mayr “That Dirt” Response Rachel Brown Fog Inspiration piece His forehead pressed against the window, and he breathed hard against the glass pane. The train swayed slightly as it curved …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and Linda Sorrells-Smith

Lisa Kilhefner and Linda Sorrells-Smith

Linda Sorrells-Smith Inspiration piece Lisa Kilhefner Response It was late in the evening, trunk in the closet, bourbon in your glass, journals writing themselves, Kentucky sky. We’ve been cooped up here together for too long. Will …

 

Nancy Ramsey and
KJ Hannah Greenberg

Nancy Ramsey and
KJ Hannah Greenberg

“Lake Springtime” KJ Hannah Greenberg Inspiration piece Spring Green By Nancy Ramsey Response Green springs From the Earth A sudden, joyous Protuberance Blown and swirled In weather Winter that hasn’t yielded yet.   ___________________________________________ Note: All of the art, writing, …

 

KJ Hannah Greenberg
and Nancy Ramsey

KJ Hannah Greenberg
and Nancy Ramsey

“Jungle Book” KJ Hannah Greenberg Response Mental Collage By Nancy Ramsey Inspiration piece Laying in the back Of a ’70’s wagon Surrounded by family, Childhood friend. Insulation fibers Penetrate unnoticed As the Jungle Book rolls On the screen. Inexorably …

 

Patty Gordon and Lizzie Parker

Patty Gordon and Lizzie Parker

Patty Gordon The Process Response Regret is a Process By Lizzie Parker Inspiration piece I started things I shouldn’t have. Things I thought I was supposed to do, even if or perhaps …

 

Susan Burton and Leslie Grollman

Susan Burton and Leslie Grollman

Susan Burton Shadow/light Response Sanctuary Leslie Grollman Inspiration piece blue light emergency a pole says in case people need to climb out of a situation NYC: me on the A train   three a.m. I’m not a victim of the world …

 

Robert Haydon Jones and Diane Mayr

Robert Haydon Jones and Diane Mayr

Diane Mayr Buzzcut Inspiration piece Robert Haydon Jones Lord Jim’s Little Finger Response Lord Jim’s Little Finger By Robert Haydon Jones The trouble started when Billy, his eldest son, dug into the family’s …

 

Linda Sorrells-Smith and Kathleen Finn Jordan

Linda Sorrells-Smith and Kathleen Finn Jordan

Linda Sorrells-Smith Response Kathleen Finn Jordan Inspiration Water Kathleen Finn Jordan Clear pools of sparkling drink or swim wonder Loving the refreshing, the cool, the mirror of sun In its lively gentle mood …

 

Diane Mayr and Robert Haydon Jones

Diane Mayr and Robert Haydon Jones

Diane Mayr The Plague Response Robert Haydon Jones Letter from Norway Inspiration piece Letter from Norway By Robert Haydon Jones Terry Moran had always enjoyed an unfair advantage as a handsome man, but …

 

Lizzie Parker and Patty Gordon

Lizzie Parker and Patty Gordon

Patty Gordon Inspiration piece Not Enough P.C.R.W By Lizzie Parker Response I do not see a star-spangled banner of red white and blue only anger embarrassment and disappointment lashed by selfish greed …