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 …

 

Diane Mayr and Rachel Brown

Diane Mayr and Rachel Brown

Diane Mayr “That Dirt” Response Rachel Brown Fog Inspiration piece His forehead pressed against the window, and he breathed hard against the glass pane. The train swayed slightly as it curved …

 

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 …

 

Nancy Ramsey and
KJ Hannah Greenberg

Nancy Ramsey and
KJ Hannah Greenberg

“Lake Springtime” KJ Hannah Greenberg Inspiration piece Spring Green By Nancy Ramsey Response Green springs From the Earth A sudden, joyous Protuberance Blown and swirled In weather Winter that hasn’t yielded yet.   ___________________________________________ Note: All of the art, writing, …

 

KJ Hannah Greenberg
and Nancy Ramsey

KJ Hannah Greenberg
and Nancy Ramsey

“Jungle Book” KJ Hannah Greenberg Response Mental Collage By Nancy Ramsey Inspiration piece Laying in the back Of a ’70’s wagon Surrounded by family, Childhood friend. Insulation fibers Penetrate unnoticed As the Jungle Book rolls On the screen. Inexorably …

 

Patty Gordon and Lizzie Parker

Patty Gordon and Lizzie Parker

Patty Gordon The Process Response Regret is a Process By Lizzie Parker Inspiration piece I started things I shouldn’t have. Things I thought I was supposed to do, even if or perhaps …

 

Susan Burton and Leslie Grollman

Susan Burton and Leslie Grollman

Susan Burton Shadow/light Response Sanctuary Leslie Grollman Inspiration piece blue light emergency a pole says in case people need to climb out of a situation NYC: me on the A train   three a.m. I’m not a victim of the world …

 

Robert Haydon Jones and Diane Mayr

Robert Haydon Jones and Diane Mayr

Diane Mayr Buzzcut Inspiration piece Robert Haydon Jones Lord Jim’s Little Finger Response Lord Jim’s Little Finger By Robert Haydon Jones The trouble started when Billy, his eldest son, dug into the family’s …

 

Linda Sorrells-Smith and Kathleen Finn Jordan

Linda Sorrells-Smith and Kathleen Finn Jordan

Linda Sorrells-Smith Response Kathleen Finn Jordan Inspiration Water Kathleen Finn Jordan Clear pools of sparkling drink or swim wonder Loving the refreshing, the cool, the mirror of sun In its lively gentle mood …

 

Diane Mayr and Robert Haydon Jones

Diane Mayr and Robert Haydon Jones

Diane Mayr The Plague Response Robert Haydon Jones Letter from Norway Inspiration piece Letter from Norway By Robert Haydon Jones Terry Moran had always enjoyed an unfair advantage as a handsome man, but …

 

Lizzie Parker and Patty Gordon

Lizzie Parker and Patty Gordon

Patty Gordon Inspiration piece Not Enough P.C.R.W By Lizzie Parker Response I do not see a star-spangled banner of red white and blue only anger embarrassment and disappointment lashed by selfish greed …

 

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 …

 

Diane Mayr and Lisa Kilhefner

Diane Mayr and Lisa Kilhefner

Diane Mayr She Speaks Snow response Lisa Kilhefner New York Inspiration piece New York By Lisa Kilhefner She sneezes; his heart wrinkles in a metal trashcan on the corner of the room. He weeps, …

 

Kathleen Finn Jordan and Linda Sorrells – Smith

Kathleen Finn Jordan and Linda Sorrells – Smith

Linda Sorrells-Smith Inspiration Piece Vision of Honeyed White Kathleen Finn Jordan Response Velvet svelte and curve of wing A petal large and soft of view A center deep and dark and honeyed A …

 

Kamika Cooper and Brian MacDonald

Kamika Cooper and Brian MacDonald

Brian MacDonald Photography Inspiration piece Shaper by Kamika Cooper Response come on and shape me bend and me make me come alive use your hands to mold me i know you’ll blow me up …

 

Robert Haydon Jones
and Matthew Levine

Robert Haydon Jones
and Matthew Levine

Matthew Levine, “Thinking of Pay Dirt” Response Pay Dirt By Robert Haydon Jones Inspiration piece Jimmy finally hit pay dirt at the Alanon lunch meeting on his next to last …

 

Matthew Levine and
Robert Haydon Jones

Matthew Levine and
Robert Haydon Jones

Matthew Levine, “Unfinished Business” Inspiration piece Anne Hutchison By Robert Haydon Jones Response The moment the artist showed Jimmy O’Hara the watercolor of the space where the bar that had been …