Author: lisakilhefner

Lisa Kilhefner and Amy Souza

Lisa Kilhefner and Amy Souza

“Erosion” Lisa Kilhefner Response The River in Me By Amy Souza Inspiration piece The last time I was a river I dried up The next time I overflowed Neither time could I Figure out why Which forces imposed Themselves …

 

Sharon A. Murphy and Lisa Kilhefner

Sharon A. Murphy and Lisa Kilhefner

Sharon Murphy “Finding Myself” Response Lisa Kilhefner Inspiration piece He looks like something I want: Sunset balloon ride in Cappadocia. Buttery glide through a moonlit Venetian canal. Tranquil slide down the Napa countryside. But the sky is …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and Sharon Murphy

Lisa Kilhefner and Sharon Murphy

Sharon Murphy Inspiration piece The Flourish By Lisa Kilhefner Response You’re getting lost in her again, her lush and ruby layers, sensual perfume revealing more than you had sought. A blush is coming …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and Linda Sorrells-Smith

Lisa Kilhefner and Linda Sorrells-Smith

Linda Sorrells-Smith Inspiration piece Lisa Kilhefner Response It was late in the evening, trunk in the closet, bourbon in your glass, journals writing themselves, Kentucky sky. We’ve been cooped up here together for too long. Will …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and Diane Mayr

Lisa Kilhefner and Diane Mayr

Diane Mayr Inspiration piece   Posies Lisa Kilhefner Response My garden, it is yours to see and touch and wander into. Watch the posies, calm along the breath of wind. They mind so …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and Alyscia Cunningham

Lisa Kilhefner and Alyscia Cunningham

  Lisa Kilhefner Response   Alyscia Cunningham Inspiration piece A Woman I Am Unique natural curve, The moon strong urge, Our monthly red cycle, Make moody feelings psycho. Body fit for birth, Creating life here on earth, Because …

 

Marie Kelly and Lisa Kilhefner

Marie Kelly and Lisa Kilhefner

Lisa Kilhefner Inspiration piece Splay By Marie Kelly Response membrane of memory: cells cast together from a sense of urgency, muscle-memory, soul-memory memory of hand on throat, abduction of thighs, couldn’t wait for timetables …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and Marie Kelly

Lisa Kilhefner and Marie Kelly

Lisa Kilhefner Response The Battle on the Farthest Shore By Marie Kelly Inspiration piece The terror which falls from the arms of the moon into the turrets of my broken tower lashes …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and Adam Cornford

Lisa Kilhefner and Adam Cornford

Lisa Kilhefner Response Sardine Machine (Monterey Bay Aquarium Kelp Forest) By Adam Cornford Inspiration piece They shoal in sweep formation, swarming gleam with tail-flick wave through smooth curve like a wrist volplaning pivots, …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and Emily Clark

Lisa Kilhefner and Emily Clark

Emily Clark Inspiration piece Lisa Kilhefner Response This day looks like chrysanthemums have smeared across the windshield, lending bloom to my inertia. Red on sky, as it appeared like liquid in the …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and George Anastos

Lisa Kilhefner and George Anastos

George Anastos Inspiration piece Lisa Kilhefner Response The night stands still; horizon rolls along the fog. You’re hiding, crouching low, it feels like light may not be yours to hold for …

 

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 …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and
Terah Van Dusen

Lisa Kilhefner and
Terah Van Dusen

Lisa Kilhefner Response So I Am a Woman By Terah Van Dusen Inspiration piece So I am a woman occupying a square a circle a triangle a rectangle a glob of space of air of spit or …

 

KJ Hannah Greenberg
and Lisa Kilhefner

KJ Hannah Greenberg
and Lisa Kilhefner

Lisa Kilhefner Inspiration piece Marked Distress and Impairment By KJ Hannah Greenberg Response Lice, Tineola bisselliella, clothing moths, Expoterygota, cockroaches, All scheme at corners and strange angles, frightening small children, Terrifying their …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and
KJ Hannah Greenberg

Lisa Kilhefner and
KJ Hannah Greenberg

Lisa Kilhefner Response On the Road to Tsfat By KJ Hannah Greenberg Inspiration piece On the road to Tsfat, Toward grandchildren, Maybe employment, Some windy uncertainties, Along with ethnic cows, Random raptors, other thieves, Pulled cars …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and Sharon Murphy

Lisa Kilhefner and Sharon Murphy

Lisa Kilhefner Response Sharon Murphy Hay Wire Inspiration piece You are roughly made and unsophisticated. Decrepit. Hewn and hallowed out. The barn may have burnt down because we used you for temporary repairs. Frayed and …

 

Lisa Kilhefner
and Erica Szalkowski

Lisa Kilhefner
and Erica Szalkowski

Lisa Kilhefner Response Hungry By Erica Szalkowski Inspiration piece The Man is sick; we can tell. We are seven; seven Nile Monitors, or Water Leguaan, or Varanus niloticus, but mostly …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and Marla Deschenes

Lisa Kilhefner and Marla Deschenes

Lisa Kilhefner Response Sandy Hook by Marla Deschenes Inspiration Piece Did you hear their heartbeats stop? The day that the universe decided To end the innocence That veil that is only lifted for …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and Pamela Nash

Lisa Kilhefner and Pamela Nash

 Lisa Kilhefner Response   Pamela Nash Inspiration Stalker: A Love Story   EXT – ALLIE’S APARTMENT – DAY ALLIE, a 30-something young urban professional, hipsterwannabe type, locks her apartment door, crosses her fingers in …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and Gary Hewitt

Lisa Kilhefner and Gary Hewitt

Lisa Kilhefner Response Piece   Gary Hewitt The Longest Journey Inspiration Piece The beast was built by Japanese Gods. The machine would fly if there were room for wings. The bike dared …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and Sukia

Lisa Kilhefner and Sukia

Sukia Inspiration Piece Lisa Kilhefner Response No flock On your wing again, I hang on, again, india ink in a fountain pen. I see you only in this way – a bird that …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and Katie Helms

Lisa Kilhefner and Katie Helms

Katie Helms Inspiration Piece Lisa Kilhefner Response Piece exhalation She rubs her silhouette against the fog, and begs the grey to smear some hint of dawn. She mouths the words; her mumbled …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and
Linda M. Rhinehart Neas

Lisa Kilhefner and
Linda M. Rhinehart Neas

Lisa Kilhefner Response Unconditional By Linda M. Rhinehart Neas Inspiration piece “I wish they would only take me as I am.” Van Gogh The photo sits, testament to something – Her smile …

 

Lisa Kilhefner
and Claire Guyton

Lisa Kilhefner
and Claire Guyton

Claire Guyton Inspiration Piece Glaring By Lisa Kilhefner Response i’m swimming in the ocean of uproar, in my own disregard for her, in my two-sided-ness. i’m floating along a polished glass floor, over her …