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Monthly Archives: September 2015

KJ Hannah Greenberg
and Cheryl Lavoie

KJ Hannah Greenberg
and Cheryl Lavoie

Cheryl Lavoie Inspiration piece Superimposed By KJ Hannah Greenberg Response Layering your needs over mine can’t succeed. I refuse to allege our coupling’s “beautiful.” As well, reframing our feelings to disfigure Sincere images …

 

Amy Souza and Jacalyn Carley

Amy Souza and Jacalyn Carley

Jacalyn Carley Inspiration piece Beheld (The Girl Who Couldn’t Eat Cake) By Amy Souza Response The artist’s eye brimmed with hips because I liked the air large It hadn’t occurred to me before I …

 

Tora Estep and Kathleen Jordan

Tora Estep and Kathleen Jordan

Tora Estep Response   August by Kathleen Jordan Inspiration piece These lingering beach days Sun bathing the body caressing the skin and Kissing the limbs grow short As the perfume of summer, of brightly …

 

Marilyn Ackerman and Diane Mayr

Marilyn Ackerman and Diane Mayr

  Marilyn Ackerman Dancing Response Dancing By Diane Mayr Inspiration piece Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds.  A sense of humor is just common …

 

Michelle Vanstrom and Helen Lewis

Michelle Vanstrom and Helen Lewis

Helen Lewis Inspiration piece Eagle By Michelle Vanstrom Response Eagle You flew in front of my car today, created a visual intersection of liner journey and a horizontal sightline over the …

 

Helen Lewis and Michelle Vanstrom

Helen Lewis and Michelle Vanstrom

Untitled By Helen Lewis Response Old Money By Michelle Vanstrom Inspiration piece  When I bought the old coins my mother collected I always thought I’d give them back. She called it collateral for the mortgage money, …

 

Kamika Cooper and Erika Schnatz

Kamika Cooper and Erika Schnatz

Cat Burglar Erika Schnatz Line Art Inspiration Piece We Saw You Coming Kamika Cooper Response we saw you coming quickly stepping lively with all those ill begotten riches stolen gold, rubies, time, minds, and …

 

Kathleen Finn Jordan and Tora Estep

Kathleen Finn Jordan and Tora Estep

  Tora Estep Inspiration Piece The Red Coat Kathleen Finn Jordan Response Apprehensive called into service surprisingly guest lecturer to an incoming freshman class I look at myself in the mirror and wonder If …

 

Amy Souza and Jacalyn Carley

Amy Souza and Jacalyn Carley

Jacalyn Carley Response Made with fresh lavender, wind, ink, oil pastels Size: 24 x 13 ” Housesitting for Buddhists By Amy Souza Inspiration piece Outside, two spiders spin webs on either end of …

 

Tisha Carter and Donna JT Smith

Tisha Carter and Donna JT Smith

Tisha Carter “enthusiasm of a blue dog” Response I Don’t Scream By Donna JT Smith Inspiration piece I’d like a treat If you don’t mind; I’d like the kind That you would eat.   Not just …

 

Sophia Carter-Peters and
Cynthia Nazari

Sophia Carter-Peters and
Cynthia Nazari

Cynthia Nazari Inspiration piece The Cat’s Meow By Sophia Carter-Peters Response “Order Up!!” Janice yells, her groovy-shoed feet never resting as she whizzes back and forth along the chrome bar. She …

 

Jackie Fishman and Lisa Kilhefner

Jackie Fishman and Lisa Kilhefner

Colors and Spaces The spaces between our words are always there Two can never be one Even a child born must leave her mother’s oneness And at that moment, …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and Jackie Fishman

Lisa Kilhefner and Jackie Fishman

  Lisa Kilhefner Response Mama Maria By Jackie Fishman Inspiration piece There are many reasons to go to Spain, thought Abby as she zipped up her toiletries case. Climb the steps …

 

Diane Mayr and Kamika Cooper

Diane Mayr and Kamika Cooper

Diane Mayr Distance Response My Own Light By Kamika Cooper Inspiration piece Got my own light an internal flame that emanates heat through touch and sound increasing my cipher’s temperature by 180 degrees and …

 

Donna Smith and Tisha Carter

Donna Smith and Tisha Carter

Tisha Carter Inspiration Piece Beach Girl by Donna JT Smith Response ocean giggles as she wiggles gnarled stick at waves that lick her toes, and splash her words, and crash so near can’t hear she blows a kiss I …