Quinzee the Artist and Darice Jones

Quinzee the Artist and Darice Jones

Quinzee the Artist, The Download Inspiration Piece Darice Jones, In the Time of You As Me Response In The Time of You as Me The day I accepted that you …

 

Darice Jones and Quinzee the Artist

Darice Jones and Quinzee the Artist

Quinzee The Artist, Untitled Pencil Drawing Response Darice Jones, 15 Horizons in Ultra Space Inspiration Piece These two beautiful beings prefer to be called my daughters In all their manifold …

 

Marisa Bevington and
Kathleen Finn Jordan

Marisa Bevington and
Kathleen Finn Jordan

Marisa Bevington Response Breeze By Kathleen Finn Jordan Inspiration piece The Breeze like tiny wings lifts wisps of hair on end and Sips the heat from sun screened arms As the sea breathes …

 

Andrea Dye and Tora Estep

Andrea Dye and Tora Estep

Tora Estep Inspiration piece The Nocturnal Monk By Andrea Dye Response Sleepless nights led Monk outdoors to learn what the sun may never know. Feeling lost for his place in …

 

Kathleen Finn Jordan
and Marisa Bevington

Kathleen Finn Jordan
and Marisa Bevington

Marisa Bevington Inspiration piece Does She Step Out? By Kathleen Finn Jordan Response Sleeping yurts dot the land plane As inhabitants step out Wondrous colors and sweet light stain All looking forward, looking …

 

Amy Moffitt and Betty Nichols

Amy Moffitt and Betty Nichols

Betty Nichols Inspiration piece Old Dominion Drive By Amy Moffitt Response The last time I drove this road, I was singing at the top of my lungs to the full moon, Singing …

 

Jewel Beth Davis
and KJ Hannah Greenberg

Jewel Beth Davis
and KJ Hannah Greenberg

KJ Hannah Greenberg Inspiration piece Colored Arrows By Jewel Beth Davis Response The archers lined up with their bows, their faces grim. The arrows flew through the air with feathers comprised …

 

KJ Hannah Greenberg
and Jewel Beth Davis

KJ Hannah Greenberg
and Jewel Beth Davis

KJ Hannah Greenberg Response My Small Skinny Self By Jewel Beth Davis Inspiration piece A film-like scene plays in my mind repeatedly. I see my mother as she was then …

 

Fernanda Valentino
and Bianca Schrader

Fernanda Valentino
and Bianca Schrader

Bianca Schrader Ojos de Dios Acrylic on wood Inspiration piece Eye of God Watch Over Me By Fernanda Valentino Response Along the path that is this life Our journey winds and turns As we …

 

Bianca Schrader
and Jone Rush MacCulloch

Bianca Schrader
and Jone Rush MacCulloch

  Jone Rush MacCulloch “Portals” Inspiration piece Windows By Bianca Schrader Response There’s many different ways to be, stand out in a crowd, be as still as a tree. No longer burdened, now I …

 

Lisa DeShantz-Cook and Jane Rennalls

Lisa DeShantz-Cook and Jane Rennalls

Jane Rennalls Mixed media Inspiration piece Rituals for the Living By Lisa Deshantz-Cook Response Promise me these things. No, wait. Promise yourself these things: That you will celebrate the raucous and impossible …

 

Jane Rennalls and Lisa DeShantz-Cook

Jane Rennalls and Lisa DeShantz-Cook

Jane Rennalls Mixed media Response Ode to a July Moon By Lisa DeShantz-Cook Inspiration piece I love you better in the empty sky, in bones of rivers, spiny drops of lake spray …

 

Jennifer Fendya and
Kathleen Finn Jordan

Jennifer Fendya and
Kathleen Finn Jordan

Jennifer Fendya Response Olympic Skate By Kathleen Finn Jordan Inspiration piece Slide, glide, Twist and leap Ice crunches bends are deep Stepping free and music sings Skaters fly on cashmere wings Silken costumes sharp …

 

Amy Rogers Nazarov and Angi Lewis

Amy Rogers Nazarov and Angi Lewis

“Laundry Song in G” By Amy Rogers Nazarov Response Capo 4, C position Verse 1 C G D G That bulb burned out last winter C G D The dust is piled high C …

 

Angi Lewis and Amy Rogers Nazarov

Angi Lewis and Amy Rogers Nazarov

“Tower of London” (Click link for YouTube) Music by Amy Rogers Nazarov Inspiration piece Life and Art By Angi Lewis Response First, there’s this: a journey, a setting out Then the rhythm of walking Then some …

 

Ash Martins and Betty Nichols

Ash Martins and Betty Nichols

Betty Nichols Inspiration piece Vilomah By Ash Martins Response Aila knelt, weeping with the ancient willow tree. Her hands clawed at the musty soil. Gingerly, she lowered the tiny form, …

 

Quinzee the Artist and Darice M. Jones

Quinzee the Artist and Darice M. Jones

Quinzee the Artist Untitled Pencil Response Black Space By Darice M. Jones Inspiration piece My people are the cool dark vast The clap and clank of tom drum and tambourine across time and interstellar truth We rhythm …

 

Darice M. Jones and Quinzee the Artist

Darice M. Jones and Quinzee the Artist

Quinzee the Artist “Aunti” Graphic art Inspiration piece Emergence By Darice M. Jones Response I came forth from the deep, dark, cool blue(s), purples, and teals of an asylum orb up in …

 

Jennifer Fendya and
Jewel Beth Davis

Jennifer Fendya and
Jewel Beth Davis

Jennifer Fendya Response AC Is Too Expensive By Jewel Beth Davis Inspiration piece I was sitting alone in the hospital ward with my Aunt Pauline. I say alone because Pauline …

 

Bianca Schrader
and Fernanda Valentino

Bianca Schrader
and Fernanda Valentino

Bianca Schrader Finding Space Mixed media Response Hemispheres of Separation By Fernanda Valentino Inspiration piece Half a planet separates us, Space and time become confused, You awaken. I drift out of consciousness. The day to …

 

Betty Nichols and Ash Martins

Betty Nichols and Ash Martins

Betty Nichols Response Shipwrecked Spaghetti By Ash Martins Inspiration piece What I wouldn’t give for one last family dinner with mom’s homemade spaghetti sauce and meatballs Garlic bread toasted just right Chilled …

 

Kathleen Finn Jordan
and Jennifer Fendya

Kathleen Finn Jordan
and Jennifer Fendya

Jennifer Fendya “County Bountiful” (2022) Inspiration piece Through the Lens By Kathleen Finn Jordan Response What nestles in this mask of bliss As lettuce limey poses Like living necklace snuggled in Among the veg …

 

Darice M. Jones and Shaun Jones

Darice M. Jones and Shaun Jones

Shaun Jones Acrylic on canvas and collage Inspiration piece Slay By Darice M. Jones Response Sometimes I have to adjust My spiritual eyes To know what I am looking at Whether the suffering in …

 

Shaun Jones and Darice M. Jones

Shaun Jones and Darice M. Jones

By Shaun Jones “First Rite” Response Mohair By Darice M. Jones Inspiration piece My name is Bimi and I am co-leader of global Rights of Passage ceremony on the Earth’s parent …

 

Jone Rush MacCulloch
and Bianca Schrader

Jone Rush MacCulloch
and Bianca Schrader

Jone Rush MacCulloch Temples Response Temples By Bianca Schrader Inspiration piece All things beautiful All things sacred All things worshiped, holy in quiet spaces.  Sun-dappled anything. Curls of steam out of a favorite cup. …