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Monthly Archives: September 2010

Annie Gedicks
and Elizabeth Wexler

Annie Gedicks
and Elizabeth Wexler

Annie Gedicks Response Pieces By Elizabeth (Betsy) Wexler Inspiration piece The pieces, they fall away Sometimes so slowly and quietly I don’t even notice until many are gone I see the big …

 

Lisa Pimental and Dani Harris

Lisa Pimental and Dani Harris

Lisa Pimental Response i weep in silence By Dani Harris Inspiration piece •    alone in the night •    i weep in silence •    brushing the warm tears •    from my face. ::   ::   :: •   …

 

Norma Tennis and
Helen Whittaker

Norma Tennis and
Helen Whittaker

Norma Tennis Metamorphosis Response Helen Whittaker Inspiration piece Stepping out of the shower I catch a flash of turquoise in the steamed-up mirror. I wipe a clear patch. The towel falls to the floor like …

 

Elizabeth Wexler
and Annie Gedicks

Elizabeth Wexler
and Annie Gedicks

Annie Gedicks On the Walls Inside Her Head Inspiration piece Sitting By Elizabeth (Betsy) Wexler Response She had an itch on her nose. Was she allowed to scratch it? she wondered …

 

Kristen Luft and Nick Winkworth

Kristen Luft and Nick Winkworth

Nick Winkworth The Great Affair Inspiration piece The Cost: A History By Kristen Luft Response On a road narrowed by tall buildings closely set together, Van Liebling navigated his way through …

 

Michelle Wallace and Kim Dollar

Michelle Wallace and Kim Dollar

Michelle Wallace, “Friendship” Response …

 

Tori Lane and Rachel Morton

Tori Lane and Rachel Morton

Rachel Morton Outcropping Inspiration piece Home By Tori Lane Response In the beige and white matter of the brain, I get it, but it refuses to settle, sink down the line of my spine, travel …

 

Rusty Lynn and Quentin Paquette

Rusty Lynn and Quentin Paquette

Rusty Lynn Life at the Edges Response D. Quentin Paquette Inspiration piece The lights flicker, and there’s a shudder and there’s movement again, you seem to weigh a bit more …

 

Helen Whittaker
and Norma Tennis

Helen Whittaker
and Norma Tennis

Norma Tennis Inspiration piece A teller of tales By Helen Whittaker Response ‘You’ll never guess who I had on the back of my camel last week,’ said Abubakar Karim Urabi, …

 

Barbara Wesenberg and Sukia

Barbara Wesenberg and Sukia

Sukia   The Wave by Barbara Wesenberg Response I was floating in the ocean to clear my head. What shall I be? What shall I be? “A mortgage broker,” my mind …

 

Phillipp Mellon and Kathy Doran

Phillipp Mellon and Kathy Doran

Phillipp Mellon Response Mother Eagle By Kathy Doran Inspiration piece Wide wings a silhouette against the sky’s blue dome Pushing off from your nest as you scout food to bring home The …

 

Clarissa McFairy and Jim Doran

Clarissa McFairy and Jim Doran

Jim Doran Inspiration piece Botticelli Blues By Clarissa McFairy Response Alessandra, Venus here!  I am hanging at a tilt, from tapping you so many messages through the wall.  Do you …

 

Tami Cohen and Joanna Lee

Tami Cohen and Joanna Lee

Tami Cohen response ….. inspiration, tinted Joanna Lee inspiration piece my muse dips unshyly into your darkness, cupping in each hand the hidden hates and envies harbored under each heavy breast, unwrinkling the sharp folds shoved …

 

Rachel Morton and Tori Lane

Rachel Morton and Tori Lane

Rachel Morton Creation Story Response Coffee with Sugar By Tori Lane Inspiration piece The morning drags its feet in beginning so I curl into the couch, tuck a blanket around my knees, hold …

 

Amanda Whitener
and Donna Gagnon

Amanda Whitener
and Donna Gagnon

Amanda Whitener Response Wolfish Times By Donna Gagnon Inspiration piece if we were not Wolfish it is possible that we could apologize for taking this woman from you but she was fallen food edible …

 

Amy Souza and Tom W. Lewis

Amy Souza and Tom W. Lewis

Amy Souza In the midst of life, we are in death Digitally manipulated photograph of found object sculpture (tree stump, garden detritus, wax crayons) Response Deerfly terrorizes By Tom Lewis Inspiration piece The …

 

Amanda Whitener
and Val Bonney

Amanda Whitener
and Val Bonney

Amanda Whitener Response Siobhan By Val Bonney Inspiration piece I watched the fire dying; her flaming red heart smothered by a blanket of conformity, mediocrity and shame. I prayed for it to re-ignite but her embers cooled …

 

Adam Cornford and Annie Gedicks

Adam Cornford and Annie Gedicks

Annie Gedicks In the Valley of Unknowns, 2006 Inspiration piece . In the valley of unknowns the asking woman is queen For her the x’s and y’s form unsteady skeletal ladders into …

 

Sukia and Barbara Wesenberg

Sukia and Barbara Wesenberg

Sukia Response Creative Hearing Barbara Wesenberg Inspiration piece Some of the funniest, and admittedly sometimes frustrating, moments are when we hear things differently than what was actually said. I call …

 

Frank Gibson and DJ Asson

Frank Gibson and DJ Asson

Frank Gibson Response A Break in the River By DJ Asson Inspiration piece The woman’s pale blue summer dress matched the hair ribbon of the child walking by her side.  …

 

Margot Eyring
and Kathleen Finn Jordan

Margot Eyring
and Kathleen Finn Jordan

Margot Eyring Collage Response Plunge By Kathleen Finn Jordan Inspiration Piece Recall: the deep waters Edge of cliff looking and then Anticipating the rush into the depths Poised, set, off into the steep fall Into …

 

Annie Gedicks and Adam Cornford

Annie Gedicks and Adam Cornford

Annie Gedicks Response Fool’s Paradise By Adam Cornford Inspiration piece

 

Nick Winkworth and Kristen Luft

Nick Winkworth and Kristen Luft

Nick Winkworth This Day Of Ideal Weather Response Annals of An Arctic Tern By Kristen Luft Inspiration piece Above the sedge-bearded inlet, on a mighty gust of wind headed easterly, there …

 

Margaret Mair and Alisa Bliss

Margaret Mair and Alisa Bliss

Poetry by Alisa Bliss, original art by Margaret Mair

 

Michelle Wallace and
Rus VanWestervelt

Michelle Wallace and
Rus VanWestervelt

Michelle Wallace “Flow” Response Alice Flows By …