Amy Souza and Victoria Nessen

Amy Souza and Victoria Nessen

Victoria Nessen “Green” Inspiration piece White Space By Amy Souza Response Chalky overlays Blur what’s hidden In plain sight The house is not mine Family gone Hum of a small plane Overhead Rush hour buzz Inside so quiet Not even …

 

Marilyn Ackerman and
Kamika Cooper

Marilyn Ackerman and
Kamika Cooper

Marilyn Ackerman Response So Long By Kamika Cooper Inspiration piece it’s been a while since you’ve been gone i’ve got a little more room to breath some extra money in my pocket a …

 

Gena Stutzman and
Alyscia Cunningham

Gena Stutzman and
Alyscia Cunningham

Alyscia Cunningham “I Am More Than My Hair” (video) Inspiration piece Navigate By Gena Stutzman Response be the thorn and the rose. be the oak and the lilac. put down your pen throw away …

 

Jonathan Ottke and Amy Moffitt

Jonathan Ottke and Amy Moffitt

http://getsparked.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/What-you-dont-say-2-2.wav Amy Moffitt Inspiration piece Jonathan Ottke Response —————————————————— Note: All of the art, writing, and music on this site belongs to the person who created it. Copying or republishing anything …

 

Sharon A. Murphy and Lisa Kilhefner

Sharon A. Murphy and Lisa Kilhefner

Sharon Murphy “Finding Myself” Response Lisa Kilhefner Inspiration piece He looks like something I want: Sunset balloon ride in Cappadocia. Buttery glide through a moonlit Venetian canal. Tranquil slide down the Napa countryside. But the sky is …

 

Kamika Cooper and Victoria Nesson

Kamika Cooper and Victoria Nesson

Victoria Nesson “Green I” Inspiration piece Envie’s Ivy by Kamika Cooper Response Envie didn’t drive a sleek, black luxury car or live in a swanky community with manicured lawns. She didn’t …

 

Tora Estep and Rissa Miller

Tora Estep and Rissa Miller

Tora Estep, untitled, oil on canvas Response   Rissa Miller Inspiration Stargazing You’re considering a tattoo on your shoulder in what I like to think of as the Orion system, located between here …

 

Rissa Miller and Tora Estep

Rissa Miller and Tora Estep

Tora Estep Response   Beach Drift By Rissa Miller Natalie glanced nervously around the waiting room. Beige walls with framed posters showing smiling women and tranquil beach scenes hung over …

 

Alyscia Cunningham
and Gena Stutzman

Alyscia Cunningham
and Gena Stutzman

Alyscia Cunningham Response Lost Threads By Gena Stutzman Inspiration piece lost threads from your old coat chosen and carried through the air by that hope-filled sparrow contain memories of you particles of you- smiles, loving …

 

Alyscia Cunningham and Brian MacDonald

Alyscia Cunningham and Brian MacDonald

Brian MacDonald Inspiration Piece Spark by Alyscia Cunningham Response At first you grasped me tenderly, Caressed my core vivaciously, Piece-by-piece, created me, To light our cosmic galaxy. Formed my inner soul perfectly, And topped my …

 

Victoria Nessen and Amy Souza

Victoria Nessen and Amy Souza

Victoria Nessen Response Wound Pocket By Amy Souza Inspiration piece Days shrunken like desiccated fruit. A corn husk doll from seventh grade. For the bicentennial my mother dressed me in …

 

Kathleen Finn Jordan and Martha Harris

Kathleen Finn Jordan and Martha Harris

Martha Harris “Mary’s Little Angel” Inspiration piece Angelic Feline By Kathleen Finn Jordan Response Angelic feline floating in the sky That women hold up half of Independent – apart from The hosts of clouds …

 

Jewel Beth Davis and
KJ Hannah Greenberg

Jewel Beth Davis and
KJ Hannah Greenberg

KJ Hannah Greenberg Inspiration piece Endless Conversation By Jewel Beth Davis Response Patti Lorde <patti.lorde860@students.nhu.edu> 1/30 Professor Mavis Jules Dear Professor: Hi! I am writing to introduce myself as one of your students in …

 

KJ Hannah Greenburg
and Jewel Beth Davis

KJ Hannah Greenburg
and Jewel Beth Davis

KJ Hannah Greenburg “Star Child” Response Star Child By Jewel Beth Davis Inspiration piece One night, Late at night, In the blackest velvet of the dark, I was in a field. Alone. Walking. Just walking. The …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and Sharon Murphy

Lisa Kilhefner and Sharon Murphy

Sharon Murphy Inspiration piece The Flourish By Lisa Kilhefner Response You’re getting lost in her again, her lush and ruby layers, sensual perfume revealing more than you had sought. A blush is coming …

 

Jennifer Fendya and Donna JT Smith

Jennifer Fendya and Donna JT Smith

Jennifer Fendya “motherfatherdaughter” Mixed media collage Response Full Cold Moon By Donna JT Smith Inspiration piece . Full Cold Moon bewraps my shoulders; Coolness for these inner smolders. . Short the days, and night be-lingers; All slip through my phantom …

 

Jennifer Fendya and Donna JT Smith

Jennifer Fendya and Donna JT Smith

Donna JT Smith Inspiration piece Red Roses By Jennifer Fendya Response I don’t like red roses well, I don’t like getting them from men and I never know what to say if I do. …

 

Donna JT Smith and Jennifer Fendya

Donna JT Smith and Jennifer Fendya

Jennifer Fendya Inspiration piece Up on the Roof By Donna JT Smith Response I danced on the rooftop One day in the sun, Until a plane came And ended my fun; Then poof went …

 

Donna JT Smith and Jennifer Fendya

Donna JT Smith and Jennifer Fendya

Donna JT Smith “I Know About Bunnies” Watercolor pencils Response Unanticipated Relations With Hidden Vulnerabilities By Jennifer Fendya Inspiration piece Plunging my protected, garden- gloved hand into a mound of leaves leftover from the …

 

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 …