Michelle Greco and Robert Haydon Jones

Michelle Greco and Robert Haydon Jones

Michelle Greco Not All Wounds Are Physical Pastel and Paint Pen on Paper Response Robert Haydon Jones Blast Inspiration Piece Connor Ryan’s life was changed forever by two very nasty surprises that …

 

KJ Hannah Greenberg and Lisa Kilhefner

KJ Hannah Greenberg and Lisa Kilhefner

  Lisa Kilhefner Inspiration Piece   KJ Hannah Greenberg Response Marked Distress and Impairment Lice, Tineola bisselliella, clothing moths, Expoterygota, cockroaches, All scheme at corners and strange angles, frightening small children, Terrifying their grandmas. If …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and KJ Hannah Greenberg

Lisa Kilhefner and KJ Hannah Greenberg

  Lisa Kilhefner Response   KJ Hannah Greenberg Inspiration Piece On the Road to Tsfat On the road to Tsfat, Toward grandchildren, Maybe employment, Some windy uncertainties, Along with ethnic cows, Random raptors, other thieves, Pulled cars over …

 

Kathleen Finn Jordan and Dante Jericho

Kathleen Finn Jordan and Dante Jericho

      Dante Jericho Let Sleeping Lions Lie  collage Inspiration Let Sleeping Lions Lie Kathleen Finn Jordan Response Handprints in the sunset glow of gloved sand washed caverns The light plays worldwide while …

 

Kamika Cooper and Lauren Rutten

Kamika Cooper and Lauren Rutten

Lauren Rutten “Of the Body/Not the Body” series – 001 Photography Inspiration Kamika Cooper Self-Healing Response Here in silent warmth I try to understand where I begin and where I end Trying to ease …

 

Charles Waters and Diane Mayr

Charles Waters and Diane Mayr

Nightwatch Diane Mayr Inspiration piece First Flight Charles Waters Response FIRST FLIGHT Nature’s nighttime orb Shines a smile on kids gazing From airplane window. ——————————————- Note: All of the art, writing, and music on this site …

 

Diane Mayr and Charles Waters

Diane Mayr and Charles Waters

Snow Event Diane Mayr Response Visitor Charles Waters Inspiration piece VISITOR Crystals of lace float Against my windowsill to Keep me company. ——————————————- Note: All of the art, writing, and music on this site belongs to …

 

Quentin Paquette and Steve Smith

Quentin Paquette and Steve Smith

Carefully Avoiding, by Steve Smith Response Piece Sandrift Pearl, by Quentin Paquette Inspiration Piece Sandrift Pearl It must have been the most popular color for the Toyota Tercel; I probably …

 

Steve Smith and Quentin Paquette

Steve Smith and Quentin Paquette

Cellular, by Steve Smith Inspiration Piece Cellular, by Quentin Paquette Response Piece I remember clearly stepping out and seeing the two of them crossing the street and heading in. …

 

Tisha Carter and Amy Souza

Tisha Carter and Amy Souza

Tisha Carter “Recognition” Response    Full Stop By Amy Souza Inspiration piece Everyone loves the ellipse. They hail the fucking em dash. Like nobody can live without him. Last year they made …

 

Susan B. and Terah Van Dusen

Susan B. and Terah Van Dusen

Susan B. Response Piece Home Terah Van Dusen Inspiration Piece                    The Father-Daughter Kitchen It was a small father-daughter kitchen; with one …

 

Karin Edgett and Michelle Greco

Karin Edgett and Michelle Greco

Karin Edgett, mixed media on paper response Lady Red By Michelle Greco Inspiration piece Let me live in you, embody your spirit, loud and unflinching. Let me wear you on my wedding day, …

 

Lauren Rutten and Kamika Cooper

Lauren Rutten and Kamika Cooper

Lauren Rutten Radiant Morning Sisters Response   Sister Morning
 By Kamika Cooper Inspiration I woke up with you on my mind this morning, Sister Morning 
and as the sun kissed …

 

KJ Hannah Greenberg
and Rusty Lynn

KJ Hannah Greenberg
and Rusty Lynn

Rusty Linn “Shaman” Inspiration piece Media Shamans By KJ Hannah Greenberg Response Ancient traditions, i.e. timeworn “healing” charms, Like sidecars on motorcycles, don’t truly pilot. Damaging, controlling totems, though, remain Sufficiently formidable to ruin directors’ …

 

Marilyn Ackerman and Amy Blaxland

Marilyn Ackerman and Amy Blaxland

Marilyn Ackerman Response for snowbird By Amy Blaxland Inspiration piece windy cloak sat down at the table lay down at her deathbed even on her deathbed billowed black hooded breath why nothing comes easy her …

 

Jane Hulstrunk and Amy Botula

Jane Hulstrunk and Amy Botula

Jane Hulstrunk Response Amy Botula Inspiration piece Originally written in response to the shooting of Michael Brown and shared as part of a blog created for a high school …

 

Robert Haydon Jones
and Matthew Levine

Robert Haydon Jones
and Matthew Levine

Matthew Levine “Where They Used To Live” Inspiration piece The Big House By Robert Haydon Jones Response Billy Sullivan had always enjoyed himself at wakes. There was plenty of good food …

 

Matthew Levine and
Robert Haydon Jones

Matthew Levine and
Robert Haydon Jones

Matthew Levine “History” Response Hotline Action By Robert Haydon Jones Inspiration piece Chris was off that Saturday afternoon just back from a long, dangerous, ultimately successful op in Arizona. He had …

 

Rusty Lynn and
KJ Hannah Greenberg

Rusty Lynn and
KJ Hannah Greenberg

Rusty Lynn “Crosier Bishop Beast” Response Sansen Sessions and Woodland Sprints By KJ Hannah Greenberg Inspiration piece As though no instance of maidens had marked his cycles, Thunder quavered his silent bending …

 

Amy Botula and
Jane Hulstrunk

Amy Botula and
Jane Hulstrunk

Jane Hulstrunk Inspiration piece In The Weeds By Amy Botula Inspiration piece I had the usual, run-of-the-mill chores as a kid: help with your sister, help with the start and …

 

JoAnn Moore and MM Panas

JoAnn Moore and MM Panas

M.M. Panas “Take Back the Night” Mixed media Inspiration piece Muscle Memory By JoAnn Moore Response  I find myself at the edge. Teetering… Dizzied, again, by the past when I learned the heart has muscle memory if bruised …

 

MM Panas and JoAnn Moore

MM Panas and JoAnn Moore

M.M. Panas “Talisman” Response Zephyrs By JoAnn Moore Inspiration piece No one knows I’m here except the wide eyed moon’s cypress shadows— and Pa, my watchman more than forty years now— the invisible talisman who lets …

 

Jonathan Ottke and
Caroline Crawford

Jonathan Ottke and
Caroline Crawford

Jonathan Ottke Response Between Islands By Caroline Crawford Inspiration piece Good reading material for a long commute is important. Whatever you bring with you to read has to be compelling, …

 

Beck Sebenius and Rhodora Jacob

Beck Sebenius and Rhodora Jacob

Rhodora Jacob “Elsa” Acrylic on canvas, 8×10″ Inspiration piece Pioneer Plants By Beck Sebenius Response  Potting pools with portage waves singing along like nothing has changed, Present places without a place to stay, …

 

Tora Estep and Kamika Cooper

Tora Estep and Kamika Cooper

Tora Estep, “Blinded by the Goddess” (charcoal on canvas, 30 in. x 24 in., painting cartoon) Response   Priceless by Kamika Cooper Inspiration Patsy locked her bike to the fencing around …