Jonathan Ottke and Lisa Kilhefner

Jonathan Ottke and Lisa Kilhefner

Jonathan Ottke Response Unlearn Me By Lisa Kilhefner Inspiration piece Unlearn me, please un-know me, unsee this world through my swollen eyes. Unlearn the way you have to detach, Un-run with me. I’m un-knowable as her, as …

 

Jennifer Fendya,
Madona Tyler LeBlanc,
and Jenny Forrester

Jennifer Fendya,
Madona Tyler LeBlanc,
and Jenny Forrester

Jennifer Fendya “Offering” Response Madona Tyler LeBlanc Inspiration piece (movement video) Jenny Forrester Inspiration piece (writing) I finally woke up, understanding there are people who only love dead people, there are people …

 

JoAnn Moore and MM Panas

JoAnn Moore and MM Panas

Reflecting By MM Panas Acrylic on paper 3′ x 8′ Inspiration piece Reflections of the Season By JoAnn Moore Response Riotous spring colors erupt through the landscape, after weeks of mid-winter warmth, safe in their …

 

MM Panas and JoAnn Moore

MM Panas and JoAnn Moore

Nature’s Cycles By MM Panas 24″ x 18″ Acrylic on paper Response The Memory of Scent By JoAnn Moore Inspiration piece The lilacs finally bloomed the day before, spilling sweetness through the window …

 

Jenny Forrester and Jennifer Fendya

Jenny Forrester and Jennifer Fendya

Jennifer Fendya Inspiration piece Jenny Forrester Response We’re going to lose, shredding each other instead of the other side. You know????   —————————————————— Note: All of the art, writing, and music on this …

 

Jenny Forrester and
Madona Tyler LeBlanc

Jenny Forrester and
Madona Tyler LeBlanc

Madona Tyler LeBlanc Screenshot from “Reciprocity” video Inspiration piece Jenny Forrester Response We braid, reach out, reach up, bend, we believe…in art as…I walk up rainbow-painted steps, a giant heart …

 

Darice M. Jones and Tora Estep

Darice M. Jones and Tora Estep

Tora Estep Oil on canvas Inspiration piece Earthen-Colored Vibes and Futurescapes By Darice Jones Response Bing! Ring! Ding! Hummmmm! Bing! Ring! Ding! Hummmmm! Bop, on pop, on bop, bop, bop. Tap, tip, tap. …

 

Jennifer Fendya and Darice Jones

Jennifer Fendya and Darice Jones

Darice Jones “Heat Before Spring” Inspiration piece Forgotten Hope for Tomorrow By Jennifer Fendya Response We had a blast though how is it ………we’d forgotten to put money where our mouths caught fire We kissed this park deserted tongues …

 

Darice Jones and Jennifer Fendya

Darice Jones and Jennifer Fendya

Return to You, photo art by Darice Jones Response pantoum for my pandemic partner written by Jennifer Fendya Inspiration Piece I really saw you for the first time when …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and Jonathan Ottke

Lisa Kilhefner and Jonathan Ottke

Jonathan Ottke Inspiration piece   Lisa Kilhefner Response Don’t trap me You want to lure me in? I’ll need directions. You want to chain me up? Well, I’ve got questions. You’ll pull me in and …

 

Kathleen Finn Jordan
and Pamela Underhill

Kathleen Finn Jordan
and Pamela Underhill

Pamela Underhill Inspiration piece Spiked Outreach By Kathleen Finn Jordan Response Spike like pronged edge reaching for what Sharpened edges crying out yet pushing off Bursts of light, sea, places to run, …

 

Tora Estep and Darice M. Jones

Tora Estep and Darice M. Jones

Tora Estep Oil on canvas Response Destined to Prevail: A short story about earthlings, sometime around now By Darice M. Jones Inspiration piece Bica sat at the shore of the water between …

 

Margaret Simon and Linda Mitchell

Margaret Simon and Linda Mitchell

Linda Mitchell Inspiration piece Moonlight Sonata By Margaret Simon Response Moon, wild orb nightly shining high above the oak trees. Your pull breaks waves and concrete where oak roots rise like bread, yeast pressing our …

 

Madona Tyler LeBlanc,
Jennifer Fendya, and Jenny Forrester

Madona Tyler LeBlanc,
Jennifer Fendya, and Jenny Forrester

Jennifer Fendya Inspiration piece (art) Jenny Forrester Inspiration piece (writing) I finally woke up, understanding there are people who only love dead people, there are people who’ll only love …

 

Channie Greenberg and Erika Cleveland

Channie Greenberg and Erika Cleveland

Erika Cleveland “The Kranken were as High as Our House and as Wide as Our Car” Response Laic By Channie Greenberg Inspiration piece I hadn’t meant to muster the outworlders. I’m …

 

Erika Cleveland and Channie Greenberg

Erika Cleveland and Channie Greenberg

Erika Cleveland “I’m an Angel/Green Man” Inspiration piece Bionic Mushrooms and Sundry Other Things By Channie Greenberg Inspiration piece Another miniature energy farm was not what Dr. Terry Sanders had been …

 

Susan Burton and Kamika Cooper

Susan Burton and Kamika Cooper

Susan Burton “Below” Digital art Response Countdown By Kamika Cooper Inspiration piece 7 rest easy knowing there is peace in your silence so run your mouth less 6 we see you in need down on the train station …

 

Kamika Cooper and Susan Burton

Kamika Cooper and Susan Burton

Susan Burton “Ice Cream” Digital art, photography Inspiration piece Quarantine By Kamika Cooper Response i remain inside pretending i am outside for a while that works scroll tap click checkout any little thing i want here in …

 

Cristal Brawley and Amy Souza

Cristal Brawley and Amy Souza

Cristal Brawley Response Beheld By Amy Souza Inspiration piece If beauty belongs to the beholder, what’s left for the beheld? 1. This body’s good for drawing, I suppose—curves, wrinkles, dimples, fat. …

 

Amy Souza and Cristal Brawley

Amy Souza and Cristal Brawley

Cristal Brawley Inspiration piece Attachments By Amy Souza Response We sit together Cross-legged, entwined And I want to know your secrets Isn’t that why we’re here? These entanglements? You don’t need answers Or to understand the …

 

Linda Mitchell and Margaret Simon

Linda Mitchell and Margaret Simon

Linda Mitchell Half-Hearted Love Response Half-Hearted Love By Margaret Simon Inspiration piece Butterflies open wings gripping cellophane shells. Overnight the light changed, a metamorphosis for the season. Paperwhite blossoms pop on grass. The yellow house with …

 

Amy Souza and Jennifer Fendya

Amy Souza and Jennifer Fendya

Jennifer Fendya Inspiration piece Tender Perennial By Amy Souza Response In one of her last voicemails before she died, my mother said, “I’m lonely. I want to go home.” My …

 

Cheryl Somers Aubin
and Cathy Stevens Pratt

Cheryl Somers Aubin
and Cathy Stevens Pratt

Cathy Stevens Pratt “Peace, Love, Profound Ideas” Inspiration piece The Sailor By Cheryl Somers Aubin Response He lay on his bunk on his side. He is glad that he has finally …

 

MM Panas and JoAnn Moore

MM Panas and JoAnn Moore

MM Panas Response Ghostwriter By JoAnn Moore Inspiration piece The day before my mother slipped between worlds she said— quite lucidly— Write me true. Wouldn’t she rather I write her well? Her eyes caught me, closed. Gone. The clear …

 

JoAnn Moore and MM Panas

JoAnn Moore and MM Panas

MM Panas 11×13″ acrylic and charcoal on paper Inspiration piece Revelations By JoAnn Moore Response Layered colors disobey the rudimentary outlines as if they will not be contained. Life is like a painting that way— the …