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Robert Haydon Jones and Matthew Levine

Robert Haydon Jones and Matthew Levine

  Matthew Levine Deserted Pier Inspiration piece Bridge Back By Robert Haydon Jones Response ********************************************************************************* Grass By Carl Sandburg PILE the bodies high at Austerlitz and Waterloo, Shovel them under and let me work — I …

 

Matthew Levine and Robert Haydon Jones

Matthew Levine and Robert Haydon Jones

  Matthew Levine Only Coffee Response The Genesis of My Astonishing Rise to Fame & Fortune By Robert Haydon Jones Inspiration piece   First, because I know you will wonder, I have it …

 

Bob Moore and Bonnie Lebesch

Bob Moore and Bonnie Lebesch

Bonnie Lebesch Transparent    I was married once, to Maxine, she died of cancer seven years ago, after just five years of marriage.   After enduring the empty …

 

dani harris and Ainsley Allmark

dani harris and Ainsley Allmark

Ainsley Allmark Passionflower Inspiration Piece dani harris passionflower  response . two tiny sparks made of  stardust and comets’ tails drifted aimlessly …each alone and lonely… time did not exist …existed endlessly… until the moment when they chanced upon one another consciousness took shape… life …

 

Ainsley Allmark and dani harris

Ainsley Allmark and dani harris

Ainsley Allmark – “Hiding” Response piece dani harris Inspiration piece moonlight sonata . she gives off no light of her own merely reflecting that of another yet her warm glow brings comfort to many as …

 

Judy Weinberg and Grace Burns

Judy Weinberg and Grace Burns

Judy Weinberg Iron Woman Response Piece Grace Burns Deja Vu Inspiration You have returned as someone other than you to smash any semblance of peace and balance. You bring fear and the unknown, fear of the …

 

Grace Burns and Judy Weinberg

Grace Burns and Judy Weinberg

Judy Weinberg Door Latches Inspiration piece Grace Burns Mr. Gorbachev – A Double Cinquain Response I have been excluded again. How many times can one recover from perceived cruelty? You built this wall around you. Only you can …

 

Bobbie Troy and Amy Souza

Bobbie Troy and Amy Souza

Amy Souza Acrylic with alcohol dissolve on paper Inspiration piece Peace Pond By Bobbie Troy Response I watched from the gate while a calligraphy of fish stroked through the pond as if trying not …

 

Jane Hulstrunk
and Charisse Cecil

Jane Hulstrunk
and Charisse Cecil

Jane Hulstrunk Response   Blues By Charisse R. Cecil Inspiration piece My music, my mood. Billie and Miles. Melancholy and mellow. The berries in my morning muffin. His bow-legged, boot-cut, denim-clad swagger. The funky-sweet blend of sweat, liquor, tears …

 

Lisa Eldridge and Kristi Conley

Lisa Eldridge and Kristi Conley

Kristi Conley Purple Moose Inspiration Piece Haiku on a Purple Moose Head Lisa Eldridge Response I. Big Purple Moose Head You are more than just your head But that’s all I see.   II. Why are you purple? I have …

 

Sukia and Amy Souza

Sukia and Amy Souza

  Sukia Response In the kitchen By Amy Souza Inspiration piece a drip of honey falls to the burner & hardens instantly sending out a warm sweet scent of crystallized sugar so out of line with the charred spot left …

 

Dorothy Bendel and Sukia

Dorothy Bendel and Sukia

Sukia Inspiration piece   What to Look Out For When Cutting an Old Man’s Hair By Dorothy Bendel Response   She warned me not to go outside to cut my …

 

Kristi Conley and Lisa Eldridge

Kristi Conley and Lisa Eldridge

Light at the End of the Tunnel Kristi Conley Response The Perils of Optimism by Lisa Eldridge Inspiration Bitsy Schmendelsohn floored the stiff gas pedal on her 1994 Dodge Bladder. …

 

Lisa Lipkind Leibow
and Charisse Cecil

Lisa Lipkind Leibow
and Charisse Cecil

Charisse Cecil Unperceptive Glances Collage/Acrylic, 8 x 10 inches Inspiration New Eyes By Lisa Lipkind Leibow Response Get ready to see the world through new eyes. Get ready to shed senses and notions like a …

 

Annie Perconti and Charisse Cecil

Annie Perconti and Charisse Cecil

Annie Perconti Looking Back Response   Lottie By Charisse Cecil Inspiration piece Dedicated to the memory of “Mom” Lottie Mae Burrell Lottie never smiles. Her husband is dead, sons lost to wars in arid, sandy, …

 

Sandy Coleman and Charrise Cecil

Sandy Coleman and Charrise Cecil

Sandy Coleman Response Charisse Cecil Inspiration Farewell, stairwell I’m ready. I’m standing in these slotted shadows, leaning against this cinderblock wall that is coated in countless layers of paint vainly attempting to cover generations of …

 

Robin Peace and Charisse Cecil

Robin Peace and Charisse Cecil

Charisse Cecil Inspiration piece Schizo By Robin Peace Response “The eyes are the windows to the soul.” “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” “An eye for an eye; a tooth …

 

Margaret Mair and Charisse Cecil

Margaret Mair and Charisse Cecil

Margaret Mair Leave Me Acrylic on canvas, 16 x 20 in. Response Metro Outlaw By Charisse Cecil Inspiration piece I am an outlaw. If you ride the Metro rail, you understand me. I have to …

 

Michael Mineiro and
Charisse Cecil

Michael Mineiro and
Charisse Cecil

Blues By Charisse R. Cecil Inspiration piece My music, my mood. Billie and Miles. Melancholy and mellow. The berries in my morning muffin. His bow-legged, boot-cut, denim-clad swagger. The funky-sweet blend of sweat, liquor, tears and …

 

Amanda C. Brainerd and Charisse R. Cecil

Amanda C. Brainerd and Charisse R. Cecil

Amanda C. Brainerd Response Blues By Charisse R. Cecil Inspiration piece My music, my mood. Billie and Miles. Melancholy and mellow. The berries in my morning muffin. His bow-legged, boot-cut, denim-clad swagger. The funky-sweet blend of sweat, liquor, …

 

Amy Moffitt and Charisse Cecil

Amy Moffitt and Charisse Cecil

Charisse Cecil Inspiration piece   Amy Moffitt Response Choose (for Charisse) Every day is a decision. Tonight, the crickets sing in the bushes, and I choose to remember you: dreadlocks flowing and bright face, smile beaming …