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Dominic Mazzilli and Amy Souza

Dominic Mazzilli and Amy Souza

Amy Souza Inspiration piece Dominic Mazzilli Response Mad, Crazed, Insane, a hundred whispers surround the painter, but he does not listen, there is no time. He dashes and rubs …

 

Amy Souza and Dominic Mazzilli

Amy Souza and Dominic Mazzilli

Amy Souza Response Prologue By Dominic Mazzilli Inspiration piece “The Tinkerer made the Irons, at least, that’s what everyone says, but I’d reckon it’s the Irons that made the Tinkerer.” …

 

Anya Mayer and Amy Souza

Anya Mayer and Amy Souza

Anya Mayer Response You’re tough // You can handle it By Amy Souza Inspiration piece Blackberry brambles are impossible to kill But the fruit they bear hangs tender on the vine You’re tough someone told …

 

Amy Souza and Anya Mayer

Amy Souza and Anya Mayer

Anya Mayer Inspiration Piece Something Else By Amy Souza Response We used to be something else Jagged edges tucked together Beauty in the wear I dreamed of more But needed to survive When you folded …

 

Amy Souza and
Lisa Kilhefner

Amy Souza and
Lisa Kilhefner

Lisa Kilhefner Inspiration Piece One Time or Another By Amy Souza Response Feathered energy Whirlwind of white sky Listen for what the page wants And then oblige What wasn’t there now exists Lonely anger, yellow …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and Amy Souza

Lisa Kilhefner and Amy Souza

Lisa Kilhefner Response You’re tough // You can handle it By Amy Souza Inspiration piece Blackberry brambles are impossible to kill But the fruit they bear hangs tender on the vine You’re tough someone told …

 

Isabella Cassini and Amy Souza

Isabella Cassini and Amy Souza

Isabella Cassini “Orbit” Response Orbit By Amy Souza Inspiration piece Everywhere is here and there and nowhere and nowhere you can be at once You must choose a path— calendula scent of the sea Like those signs with seven arrows pointing every which …

 

Brigitte Nowers and Amy Souza

Brigitte Nowers and Amy Souza

Brigitte Nowers Response Faith Poem By Amy Souza Inspiration piece Between resistance and faith lies the bulk of human existence. I don’t trust anyone who spends all their time on …

 

Anne Nowselski and Amy Souza

Anne Nowselski and Amy Souza

Anne Nowselski Response District Taco By Amy Souza Inspiration piece We got tacos at 7 and by 9 asked, Is this it? The dog slept on the floor, back pressed against …

 

Amy Souza and Anne Nowselski

Amy Souza and Anne Nowselski

Anne Nowselski Inspiration piece Butterfly By Amy Souza Response Butterflies don’t worry about attachment When they wrestle away the cocoon and Soar wispy but not frail The woman who discovered their life cycle Was …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and Amy Souza

Lisa Kilhefner and Amy Souza

“Erosion” Lisa Kilhefner Response The River in Me By Amy Souza Inspiration piece The last time I was a river I dried up The next time I overflowed Neither time could I Figure out why Which forces imposed Themselves …

 

Amy Souza and Lisa Kilhefner

Amy Souza and Lisa Kilhefner

Lisa Kilhefner “Birds of a Feather” Inspiration piece Life Detective By Amy Souza Response See more when my eyes are Closed than when distracted By the world around me Inky feather floats The space between Laughter …

 

Pippa Possible and Amy Souza

Pippa Possible and Amy Souza

“I Exist” Pippa Possible Response Nasturtiums By Amy Souza Inspiration piece Certainly vines had been creeping forth in the days prior to my noticing, but it was as if the nasturtiums …

 

Amy Souza and Pippa Possible

Amy Souza and Pippa Possible

“Shatter” Pippa Possible Inspiration piece Plain Sight By Amy Souza Response After my father died, my mother stopped opening mail. Cards, bills, magazines, junk—all of it sat untouched for months until …

 

Amy Souza and Victoria Nessen

Amy Souza and Victoria Nessen

Victoria Nessen “Green” Inspiration piece White Space By Amy Souza Response Chalky overlays Blur what’s hidden In plain sight The house is not mine Family gone Hum of small plane Overhead Rush hour buzz Inside so quiet Not even breathing Rings …

 

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 …

 

Amy Souza
and Marla Deschenes

Amy Souza
and Marla Deschenes

Amy Souza Response Untitled By Marla Deschenes Inspiration piece Turn the clocks back in the fall And ponder how I am always Chasing time Elusive in its grip on all the moments in …

 

Amy Souza and Julia Laxer

Amy Souza and Julia Laxer

Amy Souza “I Wrapped You in Cellophane to Protect My Heart” Response Fossils By Julia Laxer Inspiration piece fossils found in: the abdomen of every woman the roman candle of a man. a psychotic …

 

Julia Laxer and Amy Souza

Julia Laxer and Amy Souza

Amy Souza Inspiration piece Kissing Phobia By Julia Laxer Response My eyes were her eyes in the mysterious room where neither of us wore a face. My eyes were in her living room of doubt and soiled dresses. Give me …

 

Anya Drapkin and Amy Souza

Anya Drapkin and Amy Souza

Anya Drapkin Response Suffering Contest By Amy Souza Inspiration piece You’re the one who hurts Most brightly Singular like the northern lights An awesome display of pain People gather to witness Led by glowing reviews The …

 

Amy Souza and Anya Drapkin

Amy Souza and Anya Drapkin

Anya Drapkin Inspiration piece Navigating the World By Amy Souza Response Girls can’t handle heavy Petting, the school nurse said They always want more That thing that Differentiates you The ability to bear pain Parts of …

 

Juleen Johnson and Amy Souza

Juleen Johnson and Amy Souza

Amy Souza Inspiration piece Green Branches By Juleen Johnson Response The wake is a testimony about being awake. The absence of being there or being three degrees removed in the safety …

 

Morgan Fox and Amy Souza

Morgan Fox and Amy Souza

Amy Souza Inspiration piece Night Flight By Morgan Fox Response The jangling woke her, how crickets or grasshoppers can sound like sleigh bells in the emptiness of summer, the …

 

Amy Souza and Juleen Johnson

Amy Souza and Juleen Johnson

Juleen Johnson “That Winter” Inspiration piece Straight Out Game By Amy Souza Response Fire ring of truth Burnt edges Crumbled into dirt Like words on White metal Tindered Don’t run closer Shake the touch That winter Before summer Didn’t matter ——————————————- Note: All …

 

Amy Souza and Morgan Fox

Amy Souza and Morgan Fox

Amy Souza “Lisboa” Response Miss Adventures (Travel Journal Selections) By Morgan Fox Inspiration piece July 8, 2014 1:17pm Prikid Café, 2nd level (Reykjavik, Iceland) Bus Driver: That’s our opera house. It’s ugly. (slight pause) Driver: And that’s …