Jonathan Ottke and Lily Stejskal

Jonathan Ottke and Lily Stejskal

  Jonathan Ottke Response Special Places All places have their memories, Places now and those of long ago. In each place are glimpses of the past, Some happy, and some woe.   Memories grow …

 

Bridget Fahey O’Brien and Annmarie Lockhart

Bridget Fahey O’Brien and Annmarie Lockhart

Bridget Fahey O’Brien Pop Art Inspiration Piece Post No Bills Annmarie Lockhart Response Words don’t tell the story any better than pictures, icons and fantasies. Black paint on yellow brick evokes a tintype telegraph but fuchsia swirled …

 

Annmarie Lockhart and Bridget Fahey O’Brien

Annmarie Lockhart and Bridget Fahey O’Brien

Bridget Fahey O’Brien East River Run Response Winter Station, Heading North Annmarie Lockhart Inspiration Piece Tonight, drunk on rum that will not freeze and water that will not burn a friend told me that iced …

 

Greg Lippert and Robert Haydon Jones

Greg Lippert and Robert Haydon Jones

Animated image here: Breathe Breathe by Greg Lippert Inspiration Force of Nature by Robert Haydon Jones Response This is about a heinous, rape-murder. If I were writing this expecting to get money for …

 

Robert Haydon Jones and Greg Lippert

Robert Haydon Jones and Greg Lippert

Flying by Greg Lippert Response Yonder by Robert Haydon Jones Inspiration His first flight happened while he was sleeping – and although he had long nursed a quiet terror of bedtime …

 

Diane Margaret Miller
and Jan Irene Miller

Diane Margaret Miller
and Jan Irene Miller

“Containing Flow” Jan Irene Miller Acrylic on paper Inspiration piece Motion Wisdom By Diane Margaret Miller Response I have been here many moons on this earth, and even the concept of living …

 

Jan Irene Miller and
Diane Margaret Miller

Jan Irene Miller and
Diane Margaret Miller

Jan Irene Miller Response Out There By Diane Margaret Miller Handwritten image story Inspiration piece ____________________________ Note: All of the art, writing, and music on this site belongs to the person who …

 

Uma Gowrishankar and Lisa Kilhefner

Uma Gowrishankar and Lisa Kilhefner

Lisa Kilhefner Inspiration piece The First Lesson By Uma Gowrishankar Response Seven grains, that was all. Chewed tastelessly in clear saliva. The coat of husk snagged his lucent lotus stem of throat, …

 

John Lewis and Jane Hulstrunk

John Lewis and Jane Hulstrunk

Jane Hulstrunk Response   http://www.getsparked.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/The-End-Of-The-World-beta-4.0.mp3 John Lewis “The End of the World” Inspiration Piece _____________________________ Note: All of the art, writing, and music on this site belongs to the person who created it. …

 

Bobbi Wolcott and DiAna Hart Smith

Bobbi Wolcott and DiAna Hart Smith

“The Welcome/Unwelcome Guest” Bobbi Wolcott Response Wisdom Bearers By DiAna Hart Smith Inspiration piece Here I am in the little living room of our row house resplendent in my full-skirted tea …

 

DiAna Hart Smith and Bobbi Wolcott

DiAna Hart Smith and Bobbi Wolcott

      Bobbi Wolcott  — Sanctuary Inspiration Bricks Outlined in Snow — DiAna Hart Smith Response Snow caught in the mortar joints outlining the brick façade. Each brick looked as if …

 

Lisa Nielsen and Jay Young Gerard

Lisa Nielsen and Jay Young Gerard

Jay Gerard Young Response Everywhere I Walk acrylic, charcoal and graphite Lisa Nielsen Inspiration The Lonely Road is Everywhere I Walk Like flavored lip gloss and southern comfort, you bring back decades that …

 

Jay Young Gerard and Lisa Nielsen

Jay Young Gerard and Lisa Nielsen

Jay Young Gerard Inspiration Piece Towards the Light acrylic, oil, pastel and graphite on paper Lisa Nielsen Response Tongues I Speak In God’s plans don’t fret We’re all just mangled marionettes I’d split the …

 

Dante Jericho and Kathleen Finn Jordan

Dante Jericho and Kathleen Finn Jordan

Unleashed by Dante Jericho Response Behind the Eight Ball by Kathleen Finn Jordan   It’s time to break The saw toothed stick that helps you aim is ready The cue, placed behind …

 

Terah Van Dusen and Susan B.

Terah Van Dusen and Susan B.

Susan B. Inspiration Piece   Altars Inside of Me by Terah Van Dusen Response Piece   There is an altar inside of my heart. It is as large as the Pacific ocean, …

 

Tora Estep and Amy Ludwig VanDerwater

Tora Estep and Amy Ludwig VanDerwater

  Tora Estep, oil on canvas, “Trees sketch” Response Inspiration I LOVE YOU LIKE SKY Amy Ludwig VanDerwater I love you like Sun pulling warmth from his pockets. I love you like Moon …

 

Amy Souza and Tisha Carter

Amy Souza and Tisha Carter

Tisha Carter Inspiration piece Delicate Strength By Amy Souza Response Turned you grow bolder lose your ghostly wisp Your lavender mass braces for impact How could I not see that what surrounds you makes all the difference? _______________________________________ Note: All …

 

Amy Ludwig VanDerwater
and Tora Estep

Amy Ludwig VanDerwater
and Tora Estep

 Tora Estep “The Magpies” Inspiration piece Mate for Life By Amy Ludwig VanDerwater Response A kind old woman died one day. Her husband died days after. He was sad without her singing. He was …

 

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 Marked Distress and Impairment By KJ Hannah Greenberg Response Lice, Tineola bisselliella, clothing moths, Expoterygota, cockroaches, All scheme at corners and strange angles, frightening small children, Terrifying their …

 

Lisa Kilhefner and
KJ Hannah Greenberg

Lisa Kilhefner and
KJ Hannah Greenberg

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

 

Kathleen Finn Jordan
and Dante Jericho

Kathleen Finn Jordan
and Dante Jericho

Dante Jericho “Let Sleeping Lions Lie” Collage Inspiration piece Let Sleeping Lions Lie By 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 piece Self-Healing By Kamika Cooper Response Here in silent warmth I try to understand where I begin and where I end Trying …

 

Charles Waters and Diane Mayr

Charles Waters and Diane Mayr

Diane Mayr “Nightwatch” Inspiration piece First Flight By Charles Waters Response 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 …