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Linda M. Rhinehart Neas and Rebecca Parker

Linda M. Rhinehart Neas and Rebecca Parker

Photo: Fish Out of Water, Columbus, Ohio 2012, Rebecca Parker INSPIRATION PIECE Angler’s Meditation By Linda M. Rhinehart Neas The water, barely warmed by the rising sun, moves in ripples …

 

Elizabeth Akin Stelling and Tyson West

Elizabeth Akin Stelling and Tyson West

A Screen Door On A Submarine Inspiration Piece by Elizabeth Akin Stelling Is about as useless, as daddy’s telling their kids pilgrims loaded their guns during commercials. How one horse towns …

 

Tyson West and Elizabeth Akin Stelling

Tyson West and Elizabeth Akin Stelling

Inspiration Piece by Tyson West The Prairie Has Evolved Response Piece by Elizabeth Akin Stelling The season for a last ride off Wolf Range pulls an old vaquero from …

 

Elizabeth Akin Stelling and Tyson West

Elizabeth Akin Stelling and Tyson West

‘Dinner In Spain’ by Elizabeth Akin Stelling Inspiration WHAT IS GOOD FOR THE GOOSE As Taught by Sister Erin by Tyson West My children sweet you see ─ All is part …

 

Donna Kendall and Nick Winkworth

Donna Kendall and Nick Winkworth

Nick Winkworth Inspiration Piece   Durus He whispers – that the leopard still has spots and the lion has its mane, but the she-wolf can be found no more among all who …

 

Charles Waters and Doug Pugh

Charles Waters and Doug Pugh

Doug Pugh Inspiration Piece THE NEW KID IN TOWN By Charles Waters Response I bring you luck, I scare off crows In my shamrock colored clothes. Whipping winds help me to dance C’mon …

 

Heidi Mordhorst and Jules Rolfe

Heidi Mordhorst and Jules Rolfe

Jules Rolfe A View from Saturn Inspiration We Be Heidi Mordhorst Response the grass is Always bluer— the sky is Always greener— the view of (Always) what’s to come is better: finer: cleaner @round the …

 

Jules Rolfe and Heidi Mordhorst

Jules Rolfe and Heidi Mordhorst

Jules Rolfe Navigating the Web Response Black Under Blue Heidi Mordhorst Inspiration We cycled on, debating whether to prefer the unbroken blue of a cloudless sky hurtling away into space or the textured, nearer depths of …

 

Brenna Crotty and Brian Herrera

Brenna Crotty and Brian Herrera

Brian Herrera, “Becoming” Inspiration Piece   Brenna Crotty, “Becoming” Response Piece   During the long, difficult hours of dying, The weeks and months it took her, As the white mice of cancer nibbled …

 

Jane Hulstrunk and Channie Greenberg

Jane Hulstrunk and Channie Greenberg

Inspiration Jane Hulstrunk   Response (Partially Fostered by Conks and Other Planar Groupings) © KJ Hannah Greenberg drkarenjoy@yahoo.com   Conks and other planar groupings, Grow up suckling, rending coarse Debris from flora-type relations. Pores, spores, sundry …

 

David Epps and Kathleen Finn Jordan

David Epps and Kathleen Finn Jordan

David Epps Response   Soul Mates Ambush of the self In rush of blood and thump of heart Breathless moments frenzied All a unique part Of the love connection hunger bound and dwarfing …

 

Lisa Nielsen and Lisa Pimental

Lisa Nielsen and Lisa Pimental

Lisa Pimental Response Lisa Nielsen Inspiration Piece The Unforgiven the history of your neglect unfolds over the phone. I am done obliging and deciphering the language of your discontent. I once hoped its interpretation …

 

Kathleen Finn Jordan and David Epps

Kathleen Finn Jordan and David Epps

David Epps  Reflection Inspiration Piece Glistening Ornament/ Snow Sleigh Skylight Kathleen Finn Jordan Response Staring at the Christmas tree eyes full of ornaments elbowing into memory focusing now on the ruby red …

 

Sukia and Kasey Coyle

Sukia and Kasey Coyle

Sukia Response 02 River Serenade 2 (WC) Kasey Coyle Inspiration piece Note: All of the art, writing, and music on this site belongs to the person who created it. Copying or …

 

Kasey Coyle and Quentin Paquette

Kasey Coyle and Quentin Paquette

  Inspiration Piece: The Brick- By Quentin Paquette It’s hard to put myself back in this moment. I’m uncomfortable here. I can’t say that I have regrets, that captures …

 

Cecilia Driscoll and Evelyn Ihrke

Cecilia Driscoll and Evelyn Ihrke

Evelyn Ihrke Inspiration Piece   Life Layers Pantoum Cecilia Driscoll Response   In the layers of your life in the branching and flowing you dance, almost invisible lit by fire or stars.   In the branching and …

 

Susan McIntyre and Claire Walker

Susan McIntyre and Claire Walker

Susan McIntyre The Small Things Grow Art quilt Response   The Small Things By Claire Walker Inspiration piece   Think of those seeds we pushed in the ground, the way the beans sprouted from practically …

 

Irene Plax and Tora Estep

Irene Plax and Tora Estep

Tora Estep Sumptuous Bird, oil on canvas Inspiration piece   Irene Plax Response Ms. Marimba was sent in to be the Kindergarten co-teacher, but unfortunately for her, Miss D was there …

 

Julia Trimboli and Lisa Leibow

Julia Trimboli and Lisa Leibow

Julia Trimboli Response Story Excerpt By Lisa Lipkind Leibow Inspiration piece On the top deck of the ferry, wind whipped through Brad’s hair as he sat on a bench, recalling …

 

Sharon Deegan and Julia Rolfe

Sharon Deegan and Julia Rolfe

Response piece The Cardinals Passing by Sharon Deegan     Inspiration piece Already Late by Jules Rolfe Opened our eyes late today and came in the back way Could have been the first wheels …

 

Kathleen Finn Jordan and Mari Navarro

Kathleen Finn Jordan and Mari Navarro

Mari Navarro character potrait in acrylic and oil Inspiration Piece Mindscape By Kathleen Finn Jordan Response   mind inclined and moods set free in colors and tints of flesh and blue concealed in …

 

Channie Greenberg and Jane Hulstrunk

Channie Greenberg and Jane Hulstrunk

  Morally Tall Friends: Eucalyptus’ Lessons   Sturdy trees, such as cedars, acacias, myrtle, oleaster, cypress, boxwood, elms, Share no medical organizations, PTA committees, or scout troops with eucalyptus.   As …

 

Frank Gibson and Ray Sharp

Frank Gibson and Ray Sharp

Artist Frank Gibson Response Guilty By Ray Sharp Inspiration piece I woke this morning from a dream in which I was holding something round in my palms, vague and undefined, squeezing it into …

 

Jack Hernandez and Barbara Bever

Jack Hernandez and Barbara Bever

An Apple for an Eye Response ATC-Format (Mixed Media, Gel Image Transfer) —————————————————————- The Apple of His Eye Inspiration By Barbara Bever Night time is the worst…the only sounds in the kitchen …

 

Gabriel Shanks and Lauren Flax

Gabriel Shanks and Lauren Flax

“Blue Ridge” by Lauren Flax (Inspiration Piece) “Transcontinentalism” by Gabriel Shanks (Response Piece) Weeks into our last war, on a redeye to London. Dawn, the ocean and sky. Clouds shaped like …