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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Maureen O’Donnell
and Jim Doran

Maureen O’Donnell
and Jim Doran

Jim Doran Inspiration Piece The Naiads By Maureen O’Donnell Response A thunderstorm rages high above the glass-gray surface of the lake. Plink, plunk, plink in quick-time. Beneath the surface, the …

 

Amy L. Alley and Alisa A. Laska

Amy L. Alley and Alisa A. Laska

Amy L. Alley El Limonal Response Alisa A. Laska Inspiration piece Walking steps down flooded dirt road Hope with dirty feet staring eyes and washed-worn clothes. Poking my belly with laughter, Hope dances beneath wooden beams and …

 

Bobbie Troy and
Annmarie Lockhart

Bobbie Troy and
Annmarie Lockhart

Lonely Feather by Bobbie Troy Response (photo and poem) one feather on the ground hope or fear? past or present? life or death? you see me but you step on me as you walk …

 

Ray Sharp and Adam Garcia

Ray Sharp and Adam Garcia

Marimba music: 09 Seven Days – Light By Adam Garcia Inspiration Piece Belize By Ray Sharp Response First Light The jungle was abuzz with energy before first light. Dark is the realm of …

 

Edite Haberman and
Helen Whittaker

Edite Haberman and
Helen Whittaker

Edite Haberman It’s a Girl – Bad Dream Baby Response Bad Dream Baby By Helen Whittaker Inspiration piece My bad dream baby is a daughter. My belly waxes like the time-lapse Moon, The …

 

Lauren B. Flax and
Mark Owen Martin

Lauren B. Flax and
Mark Owen Martin

Music: Music Box By Mark Owen Martin Inspiration piece Rose Heart By Lauren B. Flax Response I watched you unfold from your little car As I stood on the steps of St. …

 

Yolanda Palis and Jim Doran

Yolanda Palis and Jim Doran

Ancient Learning Jim Doran Inspiration piece Yolanda Palis Response Countless desires too far in the future too distant in the past the boyfriend the career the huge salary I wanted all that. Yet, chose a graveled path unused, …

 

Yolanda Palis and
Jewel Beth Davis

Yolanda Palis and
Jewel Beth Davis

Yolanda Palis Response The Scenic Designer By Jewel Beth Davis Inspiration piece A snip of this, A swatch of that, A splotch of color everywhere. Dots of color like Pisarro. Step back. Further back. Further… Your life …

 

Elizabeth Cordes and
Ann Marie Williams

Elizabeth Cordes and
Ann Marie Williams

Ann Marie Williams Toward a New Jerusalem Inspiration piece Castaway By Elizabeth Cordes Response The yellow orb, unmoving, sits atop the unchanging sky like a relic, refusing to fall. It is a castaway from our …

 

Jewel Beth Davis
and Yolanda Palis

Jewel Beth Davis
and Yolanda Palis

Yolanda Palis Inspiration piece The Glow Boy By Jewel Beth Davis Response The boy sat on the red ladder back chair. On the outside, he appeared to be an ordinary …

 

Mark Owen Martin
and Douglas Poms

Mark Owen Martin
and Douglas Poms

Music: I Like My Love Over Easy By Mark Owen Martin Response I Like My Love Over Easy By Douglas Poms Inspiration piece Waiter: How do you like your eggs? Woman: Just …

 

Grace Burns and Peg Bruhn

Grace Burns and Peg Bruhn

Peg Bruhn Wedding Dream 30″ x 30″ acrylic on canvas Inspiration piece A Wedding by the Woods By Grace Burns Response Come with me, love, to the edge of the woods. A supernatural glow cast …

 

Mark Owen Martin
and Cheryl Leibovitz

Mark Owen Martin
and Cheryl Leibovitz

Cheryl Leibovitz A Day in the Park Inspiration piece Music: A Day in the Park By Mark Owen Martin Response . —————————————————— Note: All of the art, writing, and music on this site …

 

Mark Owen Martin
and Sarah Krouse

Mark Owen Martin
and Sarah Krouse

Music: Dandelions By Mark Owen Martin Response Taproot By Sarah Krouse Inspiration piece To kill a dandelion, you have to poison it. To tap into its taproot, you have to weaken …

 

Mark Owen Martin
and Lauren B. Flax

Mark Owen Martin
and Lauren B. Flax

Music: Elements By Mark Owen Martin Response Elements By Lauren B. Flax Inspiration piece I. Female What has inspired more art than a soft, round body? Cities rise and fall on the …

 

Rebecca Harris and Amy Souza

Rebecca Harris and Amy Souza

Amy Souza Acrylic on raw canvas Inspiration piece kingdom come By Rebecca Harris Response desire on a wire back lit backyard tire fire sometime desired neon bruised neck effect pulled hair nails nails enough now; never enough reconnoiter own the meat smiling sappho state complete bow to …

 

Helen Whittaker
and Edite Haberman

Helen Whittaker
and Edite Haberman

Edite Haberman It’s a Girl #8 Inspiration piece The trouble with Adam By Helen Whittaker Response I’m waiting in the reception area at Happy Bunnies day care. In one corner of …

 

Helen Whittaker and Lisa Eldridge

Helen Whittaker and Lisa Eldridge

Helen Whittaker Where air and water meet Response Inspiration By Lisa Eldridge Inspiration piece Being a fish is OK if you like water. Being an olive is OK if you like …

 

DJ Asson and Cheryl Leibovitz

DJ Asson and Cheryl Leibovitz

Cheryl Leibovitz Inspiration Piece The Bench By DJ Asson Response Jason heard the rhythmic smacking of flip-flops on the wooden planks behind him. He jerked around to look. It wasn’t …

 

Meghan MacNamara
and Vita Sims

Meghan MacNamara
and Vita Sims

Vita Sims Inspiration piece Meghan MacNamara Response Stay inside. Don’t eat or drink anything. We seem as if an island, slapped by simplicity so superior, it mimics reality. The party boat …

 

Adam Cornford
and Rachel Morton

Adam Cornford
and Rachel Morton

Rachel Morton Inspiration Piece White Clay like a war mask over some blend of Choctaw red Yoruba black her hair’s plastered flat in leaf plates and cords down brow hanging in …

 

Lisa Eldridge and Helen Whittaker

Lisa Eldridge and Helen Whittaker

Helen Whittaker Trunk with love Inspiration piece The Elephant in the Room By Lisa Eldridge Response piece I talked to the elephant in the room; She was painted red and blue. She spoke …

 

KJ Hannah Greenberg
and Jan Irene Miller

KJ Hannah Greenberg
and Jan Irene Miller

Jan Irene Miller Blossoming Inspiration piece Deliberate Blossoming By  KJ Hannah Greenberg Response Forever gently, this stem, that stamen, some leaves grow, Fledged cultivars extending skyward, tangoing off fertile-seeming Affable folk, persons known …

 

DiAna Smith and
Christina Brockett

DiAna Smith and
Christina Brockett

Christina Brockett Secret Inspiration piece Secrets By DiAna Smith Response Someone is always watching…even when you least expect it.  For many years in the church where I was raised it was …

 

Elizabeth Wexler and Amy Souza

Elizabeth Wexler and Amy Souza

Amy Souza Watercolor, caran d’ache, graphite, and collage on paper Inspiration Harmonious Hues By Elizabeth (Betsy) Wexler Response Your face, shiny red radiant and luminous as you strum the strings of your guitar. The …