Alyscia Cunningham and Brian MacDonald

Alyscia Cunningham and Brian MacDonald

Brian MacDonald Inspiration Piece Spark by Alyscia Cunningham Response At first you grasped me tenderly, Caressed my core vivaciously, Piece-by-piece, created me, To light our cosmic galaxy. Formed my inner soul perfectly, And topped my …

 

Victoria Nessen and Amy Souza

Victoria Nessen and Amy Souza

Victoria Nessen Response Wound Pocket By Amy Souza Inspiration piece Days shrunken like desiccated fruit. A corn husk doll from seventh grade. For the bicentennial my mother dressed me in …

 

Kathleen Finn Jordan and Martha Harris

Kathleen Finn Jordan and Martha Harris

Martha Harris “Mary’s Little Angel” Inspiration piece Angelic Feline By Kathleen Finn Jordan Response Angelic feline floating in the sky That women hold up half of Independent – apart from The hosts of clouds …

 

Jewel Beth Davis and
KJ Hannah Greenberg

Jewel Beth Davis and
KJ Hannah Greenberg

KJ Hannah Greenberg Inspiration piece Endless Conversation By Jewel Beth Davis Response Patti Lorde <patti.lorde860@students.nhu.edu> 1/30 Professor Mavis Jules Dear Professor: Hi! I am writing to introduce myself as one of your students in …

 

KJ Hannah Greenburg
and Jewel Beth Davis

KJ Hannah Greenburg
and Jewel Beth Davis

KJ Hannah Greenburg “Star Child” Response Star Child By Jewel Beth Davis Inspiration piece One night, Late at night, In the blackest velvet of the dark, I was in a field. Alone. Walking. Just walking. The …

 

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 …

 

Jennifer Fendya and Donna JT Smith

Jennifer Fendya and Donna JT Smith

Jennifer Fendya “motherfatherdaughter” Mixed media collage Response Full Cold Moon By Donna JT Smith Inspiration piece . Full Cold Moon bewraps my shoulders; Coolness for these inner smolders. . Short the days, and night be-lingers; All slip through my phantom …

 

Jennifer Fendya and Donna JT Smith

Jennifer Fendya and Donna JT Smith

Donna JT Smith Inspiration piece Red Roses By Jennifer Fendya Response I don’t like red roses well, I don’t like getting them from men and I never know what to say if I do. …

 

Donna JT Smith and Jennifer Fendya

Donna JT Smith and Jennifer Fendya

Jennifer Fendya Inspiration piece Up on the Roof By Donna JT Smith Response I danced on the rooftop One day in the sun, Until a plane came And ended my fun; Then poof went …

 

Donna JT Smith and Jennifer Fendya

Donna JT Smith and Jennifer Fendya

Donna JT Smith “I Know About Bunnies” Watercolor pencils Response Unanticipated Relations With Hidden Vulnerabilities By Jennifer Fendya Inspiration piece Plunging my protected, garden- gloved hand into a mound of leaves leftover from the …

 

Linda Sorrells-Smith and Lisa Kilhefner

Linda Sorrells-Smith and Lisa Kilhefner

Lisa Kilhefner “The Message” Oil pastel and oil pencil on print paper Inspiration piece Leaving By Linda Sorrells-Smith Response The leaving is easy, she said. No hickory am I, no roots to stretch, no …

 

Greg Lippert and Robert Haydon Jones

Greg Lippert and Robert Haydon Jones

Light at the end of the tunnel Inspiration By Greg Lippert Awake! Response By Robert Haydon Jones ©2018 RHJA, LLC. All Rights Reserved When Bud Monroe, his cardiologist, told Jimmy O’Hara his …

 

Robert Haydon Jones and Greg Lippert

Robert Haydon Jones and Greg Lippert

The Last Out Response By Greg Lippert Curtains Inspiration By Robert Haydon Jones ©2018 RHJA, LLC. All Rights Reserved For five years now, every six months, Jimmy O’ Hara would visit his Cardiologist …

 

Rachel Brown and Diane Mayr

Rachel Brown and Diane Mayr

Diane Mayr, In the Wings Inspiration Piece   Rachel Brown, Movement Response Could she bring them with her? – she wondered, almost out loud – those wings of possibility, that fluttered around her? She’d …

 

Rachel Brown and Helen Lewis

Rachel Brown and Helen Lewis

Rachel Brown, Through The Kitchen, Into the Sea Response     A sea change at the fish ‘n’ chip shop After ‘The only son at the fish ‘n’ chip shop’ …

 

Tracey Riehl and Kirsten Weeks

Tracey Riehl and Kirsten Weeks

Kirsten Weeks Inspiration piece Evolution By Tracey Riehl Response I was plucked from the Void. The Void is gentle, peaceful and serene. Exchange of thought and growing upon our assumptions, was …

 

Jewel Beth Davis
and Heitzi Epstein

Jewel Beth Davis
and Heitzi Epstein

­ Heitzi Epstein Inspiration piece The Mountain Trail By Jewel Beth Davis Response They trudged along in the snow and bitter wind toward the mountains where they thought their grandfather’s cabin …

 

Anne Nowselski and Marilyn Ackerman

Anne Nowselski and Marilyn Ackerman

Marilyn Ackerman “The Little Girl Who Wasn’t There” Inspiration Piece The Bialis By Anne Nowselski Response Julia pumped up the wheels of her old bike. It had been years since she’d …

 

Kathleen Finn Jordan
and Channie Greenberg

Kathleen Finn Jordan
and Channie Greenberg

Channie Greenberg “Word” Inspiration Piece Tête – a – Tête By Kathleen Finn Jordan Response Words are colors, are shapes as they cascade from the mind And land on surface others Fresh green, …

 

Helen Lewis and Rachel Brown

Helen Lewis and Rachel Brown

Rachel Brown “Landscape in Silver (or close-up of pebbles on a rock)” Inspiration piece Outpost By Helen Lewis Response Captain Yang was on watch when exoplanet ZX159c came within view. The …

 

Channie Greenberg
and Kathleen Finn Jordan

Channie Greenberg
and Kathleen Finn Jordan

Channie Greenberg Response Pieces of Life By Kathleen Finn Jordan Inspiration Piece Fracture perspective into virtual lift Feet leaving ground and eyes binocularing into fantasy, nature, water and waterfall depositing you into the …

 

Lisa Nielsen and Jay Young Gerard

Lisa Nielsen and Jay Young Gerard

Jay Young Gerard “Silent Scream” Response A Slice of Americana By Lisa Nielsen Inspiration piece A woman in a cowgirl hat walks with determination to the corner bar There haven’t been horses here …

 

Jay Young Gerard and Lisa Nielsen

Jay Young Gerard and Lisa Nielsen

Jay Young Gerard “Red White and Blue” Inspiration piece Split By Lisa Nielsen Response Torn from the black tar of waters once greasy with life, the soulless endeavors of the placaters of fortune, having price-tagged …

 

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 …