Author: Kamika Cooper

Kamika Cooper enjoys weaving ideas, hopes, fears, and her most vivid dreams into works of greatly exaggerated fiction. Her poems and stories often find women and love as the focal point. She is an avid reader, and her favorite authors include the late Octavia E. Butler and Taylor Stevens. She is a Washington, D.C. native, currently living with her wife in Baltimore County Maryland.

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 …

 

Amy Moffitt and Kamika Cooper

Amy Moffitt and Kamika Cooper

“Hey Hey Baltimore” (Music) By Amy Moffitt Response http://getsparked.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Hey-Hey-Baltimore.mp3   Hello Baltimore By Kamika Cooper (Poetry and digital photography) Inspiration piece i’ve heard a lot of bad things about you heard you set them …

 

Kamika Cooper and Amy Moffitt

Kamika Cooper and Amy Moffitt

Whereever You Go There You Are by Amy Moffitt music and digital photography Inspiration piece http://getsparked.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Whereever-You-Go-There-You-Are.mp3   Here I Am by Kamika Cooper Response here i am but it’s time to go long before my …

 

Patty Gordon and Lizzie Parker

Patty Gordon and Lizzie Parker

Patty Gordon The Process Response Regret is a Process By Lizzie Parker Inspiration piece I started things I shouldn’t have. Things I thought I was supposed to do, even if or perhaps …

 

Lizzie Parker and Patty Gordon

Lizzie Parker and Patty Gordon

Patty Gordon Inspiration piece Not Enough P.C.R.W By Lizzie Parker Response I do not see a star-spangled banner of red white and blue only anger embarrassment and disappointment lashed by selfish greed …

 

Kamika Cooper and Brian MacDonald

Kamika Cooper and Brian MacDonald

Brian MacDonald Photography Inspiration piece Shaper by Kamika Cooper Response come on and shape me bend and me make me come alive use your hands to mold me i know you’ll blow me up …

 

Kirsten Weeks and Kamika Cooper

Kirsten Weeks and Kamika Cooper

Kirsten Weeks collage with graphite, acrylic, paper, water crayons, and paint film Response Contain Yourself By Kamika Cooper Inspiration piece please contain yourself don’t spill your chaos in my space when you rearrange …

 

Kamika Cooper and Kirsten Weeks

Kamika Cooper and Kirsten Weeks

Kirsten Weeks acrylic and graphite on paper Inspiration piece Sunset Bound By Kamika Cooper Response released into the sunset we spun and danced and laughed wildly like children who just learned to run …

 

Darice Jones and Brigitte Nowers

Darice Jones and Brigitte Nowers

Brigitte Nowers Inspiration Piece Inkling By Darice Jones Response There were sparkly little insights she had now that she didn’t then At this point, they seemed to tether her spirit to …

 

Lauren Carney and Kamika Cooper

Lauren Carney and Kamika Cooper

Lauren Carney “Garden of One” ink, paint, pen, and pencil mixed media Response One Woman By Kamika Cooper Inspiration piece I am one woman the one who won your love and captured your …

 

Kamika Cooper and Lauren Carney

Kamika Cooper and Lauren Carney

Lauren Carney “Dynamic” ink, paint, pen, and pencil mixed media Inspiration piece A Cure for the Best By Kamika Cooper Response Mark Carter died. People in town attended his funeral and brought …

 

Kamika Cooper and Robin R. Peace

Kamika Cooper and Robin R. Peace

Kamika Cooper “Becoming Literate” Digital Illustration Response #149 By Robin R. Peace Inspiration piece A few hours ago Something was nestled in my womb It started off small I never really noticed it at all But then …

 

Robin R. Peace and Kamika Cooper

Robin R. Peace and Kamika Cooper

Kamika Cooper “Soul Survivor” Digital Illustration Inspiration piece Sole Survivor By Robin R. Peace Response Is it a victory if you’re the only one of your species left? I was of a …

 

Marsha Staiger and Kamika Cooper

Marsha Staiger and Kamika Cooper

Kamika’s Words Marsha Staiger Acrylic Response   Bad Connection Kamika Cooper Inspiration Piece Those things you thought you knew just wouldn’t leave you alone clouded your vision so thoroughly you never found your way home you were …

 

Kamika Cooper and Marsha Staiger

Kamika Cooper and Marsha Staiger

Dragon Fly Marsha Staiger Acrylic Inspiration Piece   We Won’t Forget You Kamika Cooper Response There is history in these walls those who travelled through dense forest and across vast ocean, leaving their mark of the …

 

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 …

 

Kamika Cooper and Lisa Pimental

Kamika Cooper and Lisa Pimental

Geraniums Lisa Pimental Acrylic on wood Inspiration piece Paths We Laid Kamika Cooper Response we used to be linear raised up from the village seeds our great-grandmothers spat we were bathed in Spring rains …

 

Lisa Pimental and Kamika Cooper

Lisa Pimental and Kamika Cooper

Done Lisa Pimental Acrylic on wood Response Can’t Say Love Kamika Cooper Inspiration Can’t say that another has ever made me feel this way I float on hopes and dreams of her like …

 

Kamika Cooper and Lauren Rutten

Kamika Cooper and Lauren Rutten

Lauren Rutten “Of the Body/Not the Body” series – 001 Photography Inspiration piece Self-Healing By Kamika Cooper Response Here in silent warmth I try to understand where I begin and where I end Trying …

 

Kamika Cooper and Tora Estep

Kamika Cooper and Tora Estep

Little Birds No. 2 Tora Estep Inspiration piece The Bluest Bleu Kamika Cooper Response The winters were getting colder, though the summers lasted longer, and the birds who usually took flight …