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Category Archive: SPARK 22

Work from SPARK 22: May 21 – 30, 2014.

Brian MacDonald and Erica Szalkowski

Brian MacDonald and Erica Szalkowski

Brian MacDonald Response The Butterfly Prostitute Erica Szalkowski Inspiration piece Diego wanted to sleep with the prostitute, but couldn’t find a butterfly that she would accept as payment. The first …

 

Lisa Lipkind Leibow and Amy Fullman

Lisa Lipkind Leibow and Amy Fullman

Aimee Fullman Inspiration Piece   How Barnaby Becomes a Bond Slave Lisa Lipkind Leibow Response That night, after sharing a pint with a few blokes at the public house on the …

 

Tora Estep and K.J. Hannah (Channie) Greenberg

Tora Estep and K.J. Hannah (Channie) Greenberg

Tora Estep, charcoal, pastel, and Japanese lace paper on paper Response   Inspiration Both the Instigator and her Mother K.J. Hannah Greenberg Both the instigator and her mother, Showed their slight upon …

 

Jay Young Gerard and Lisa Nielsen

Jay Young Gerard and Lisa Nielsen

Jay Young Gerard Unentitled Inspiration Lisa Nielsen Unentitled Response I wear my loneliness as a cape Draping it like a testimonial to my endurance Another day beleaguered and waiting As mountainous as sunlight. Now we …

 

Lisa Nielsen and Jay Young Gerard

Lisa Nielsen and Jay Young Gerard

Jay Young Gerard Rooms Response Lisa Nielsen Bitter Re-enactment Inspiration The warning lights, red and blinking dazzled like an invitation to a cautionary tale. my catechism is worn out and weary: “don’t’ let him bring you down,” but I’m …

 

Tora Estep and KJ Hannah Greenberg

Tora Estep and KJ Hannah Greenberg

Tora Estep Inspiration Piece Until Exhausted KJ Hannah Greenberg Response Piece Women fight back; words, Alimony, poisoned teacups, Until collapsing, exhausted. Thereafter, tatters of hairstyles, Sensible shoes, refusals: no more Long shifts, sexual submission, Reliance on …

 

Patricia Morningstar and Susan Bee

Patricia Morningstar and Susan Bee

      Susan Bee  “Water” Inspiration Piece   Maggie’s Dream By Patricia Morningstar Reponse The night Maggie met Sergei, she had a dream. If there was one thing Maggie detested, it was dreams. …

 

Britt Anderson and Amy Souza

Britt Anderson and Amy Souza

  Amy Souza Inspiration Piece   Escape to the Woods Britt Anderson Response   Phone rings An accident Thank goodness the ambulance came so fast He wasn’t breathing Mom cries Complicated emotions He wasn’t perfect but Now he is broken, …

 

Kristi Conley-Brockie and Olivia Olivia

Kristi Conley-Brockie and Olivia Olivia

Kristi Conley-Brockie Response Olivia Olivia Inspiration piece Don’t Be Sad In Lisbon Don’t be sad in Lisbon. Don’t be sad you might be forgotten. Don’t be sad no one you …

 

Charles Waters and Jane Hulstrunk

Charles Waters and Jane Hulstrunk

Untitled Jane Hulstrunk (Inspiration Piece)   Vacation Charles Waters (Response) Grassy drenched bedbug Dissolves into foliage … poof Nature’s magic track.  

 

Olivia Olivia and Kristi Conley

Olivia Olivia and Kristi Conley

Living Tower, ink on paper – Kristi Conley (Inspiration Piece) ——— Reiko Olivia Olivia (Response) I have a love for quiet, small things. I think of her when I see snails in …

 

Susan Bee and Patricia Morningstar

Susan Bee and Patricia Morningstar

Escape Susan Bee Response Inspiration Reading In Patricia Morningstar Words whispered around her like a stiff autumn wind. Imogene felt as though she would stop breathing. Her knees ached, as did …

 

Diane Mayr and Charles Waters

Diane Mayr and Charles Waters

The Corner Diane Mayr Response Victory Charles Waters Inspiration piece A fusillade of knuckles were the culprits of my now blue, black flesh. Narrow streams of red trickle down my sprouted bottom …

 

Tyson West and GarrettBrunker

Tyson West and GarrettBrunker

        Garrett Brunker Response A FEW AT HARRINGTONS Tyson West I could never count —————————————————— The number of times my old lady Threw me out of the house Let alone ever pull A passing grade in …