Monthly Archives: December 2013

Jane Hulstrunk and
Terah Van Dusen

Jane Hulstrunk and
Terah Van Dusen

Jane Hulstrunk Response Cave Dweller By Terah Van Dusen Inspiration piece I tiptoe back into my cave here I know no love and my dreams are slaves the walls they’re painted with a man and child that have no …

 

Jane Hulstrunk
and Lisa Lynn Biggar

Jane Hulstrunk
and Lisa Lynn Biggar

Jane Hulstrunk Response Celebration By Lisa Lynn Biggar Inspiration piece Once in a lifetime, perhaps, one escapes the actual confines of the flesh. ~  from The Immense Journey by Loren Eiseley This …

 

Paula Kaiman and
Brian MacDonald

Paula Kaiman and
Brian MacDonald

Brian MacDonald Inspiration piece Disconnection By Paula Kaiman Response “Your primary problem,” said the healer, “is that, energetically, your head is disconnected from your body.  In other words, you’re not …

 

Uma Gowrishankar
and Aimee Fullman

Uma Gowrishankar
and Aimee Fullman

Blown Away Aimee Fullman Inspiration piece Lay Out By Uma Gowrishankar Response The story of earth is cycle of becoming. Path of light enters the eye at birth, exits in column of water, surfaces, breaks through sheet of silence to …

 

Aimee Fullman and Kathleen Jordan

Aimee Fullman and Kathleen Jordan

An Eye Towards Winter by Aimee Fullman Inspiration Piece Brushed Blue by Kathleen Jordan Like a lint Roller the wind Picks up leaves and earth and the tiny delicate last …

 

Rebecca Parker and
Uma Gowrishankar

Rebecca Parker and
Uma Gowrishankar

“Buried Alive” Rebecca Parker Response Inspiration pieces: Prayer By Uma Gowrishankar Life is a large poem, I live out day by day, words strung as prayer beads. The warm seeds from the …

 

Aimee Fullman
and Uma Gowrishankar

Aimee Fullman
and Uma Gowrishankar

Aimee Fullman Response Inspiration Pieces: Prayer By Uma Gowrishankar Life is a large poem, I live out day by day, words strung as prayer beads. The warm seeds from the ancient tree …

 

Greg Lippert & Robert Haydon Jones

Greg Lippert & Robert Haydon Jones

Greg Lippert Brainwaves Inspiration piece Robert Haydon Jones Like a Picture From a Fairy Book Response ©2013, RHJA, LLC. All Rights Reserved I’m a writer by trade. I am not sure why …

 

Tora Estep and Adam Cornford

Tora Estep and Adam Cornford

Tora Estep Oil on canvas Response Arroyo By Adam Cornford Inspiration piece The house says ours but with its wide rooms and windows waving slow tree shadows I don’t seem to know …

 

Grace Burns and Judy Weinberg

Grace Burns and Judy Weinberg

Judy Weinberg They Always Sat Together Inspiration piece Double Identity By Grace Burns Response The Young One stared into her mirror to search for someone other than herself.   The Aged One, she imagined, …

 

Judy Weinberg and Grace Burns

Judy Weinberg and Grace Burns

Judy Weinberg Response Mary By Grace Burns Inspiration piece   she stands alone amidst the ugliness, destruction and chaos   she stands alone always upright, never faltering   she stands alone and prays not for her own plight   but for those whom she …

 

m.m. panas and JoAnn Moore

m.m. panas and JoAnn Moore

m.m. panas Zeniths Await mixed media on paper 26″ x 18 1/2″ Response Lincoln’s ABCs By JoAnn Moore Inspiration piece An airy sun and Boardwalks become, “Come! Come to the edge. Dig your toes into the …

 

JoAnn Moore and m.m. panas

JoAnn Moore and m.m. panas

m.m. panas Summer 28″ x 21″ mixed media on paper on board Inspiration piece Summer Recipe By JoAnn Moore Response Blend until smooth: one tray of ice cubes a frozen container of limeade three-fourths container (reminder: …

 

Brian MacDonald
and Cristal Guderjahn

Brian MacDonald
and Cristal Guderjahn

Brian MacDonald First Cut Response Brand Cristal Guderjahn Inspiration piece They were barking in the kitchen again, and their voices snapped against my walls and woke me when I would have …

 

Brian MacDonald
and Paula Kaiman

Brian MacDonald
and Paula Kaiman

Brian MacDonald Response Letter to Santa By Paula Kaiman Inspiration piece Dear Santa, Thanks so much for the wonderful surprise you left last night (I’ll never forget it)! We returned home late—yet …

 

Matthew Levine and
Robert Haydon Jones

Matthew Levine and
Robert Haydon Jones

Matthew Levine Conversation with the angel Watercolor Response Mercy By Robert Haydon Jones Inspiration piece The first thing Terry did when the doctor told him he was okay to leave the hospital …

 

Robert Haydon Jones
and Matthew Levine

Robert Haydon Jones
and Matthew Levine

Matthew Levine First Snow, Gray’s Creek Watercolor Inspiration piece The Ground By Robert Haydon Jones Response Jimmy O’Hara might never have seen the book, “Wild Life of Coastal New England” that his …

 

Tyson West and
Elizabeth Akin Stelling

Tyson West and
Elizabeth Akin Stelling

           Elizabeth Akin Stelling Texas Has Been Bronzed Response Goofy the Baptist By Tyson West Inspiration piece Pluto was decreed a dog So was Goofy guffawing in the rounds of Ike and Khrushchev When …

 

Elizabeth Akin Stelling
and Tyson West

Elizabeth Akin Stelling
and Tyson West

Elizabeth Akin Stelling West Texas Rain and JR Inspiration piece Hybristophilia By Tyson West Response You’ve heard of a woman’s glory Being spent on a “downright cur” Still you can’t always judge the …

 

Gabriel Shanks and
Kristi Conley-Brockie

Gabriel Shanks and
Kristi Conley-Brockie

Kristi Conley-Brockie Inspiration piece KSITIGARBHA By Gabriel Shanks Response With your first footfall, I become grass next to the road. Astride the intersections. Witness to each border Here, before, in between and next. When you …

 

Amanda C. Brainerd and Michelle Wallace

Amanda C. Brainerd and Michelle Wallace

Amanda C. Brainerd Response Reclaimed By Michelle Wallace Inspiration piece Scrape deep, chip away Remove the years of grime Expose the raw material Intended for a different purpose Splinters tear the flesh That lovingly …

 

KJ Hannah Greenberg and Jules Rolfe

KJ Hannah Greenberg and Jules Rolfe

Jules Rolfe Inspiration Piece Blue KJ Hannah Greenberg Response Blue’s Maritime stars, Maybe, sand dollars, In concert, spin quickly, Dance oceanic stirrings, swirl, whisk, Churn waves, undulate ‘til calmer waters Lull, successfully, …

 

Jules Rolfe and KJ Hannah Greenberg

Jules Rolfe and KJ Hannah Greenberg

Jules Rolfe Despair Response So, Sometimes We Fail KJ Hannah Greenberg Inspiration Piece So, sometimes we fail. Legs, like unfortunate umbrellas, Open where hands miss railings, Weddings, walls, other supports. Instead, mud, …

 

Jules Rolfe and Barbara Bever

Jules Rolfe and Barbara Bever

Jules Rolfe Giving Hands Response Home Barbara Bever Inspiration Piece Once it was the place I grew up:   Where the chipped green ceramic fish sat on the kitchen counter   Awaiting Marlboro …

 

Terah Van Dusen and Jane Hulstrunk

Terah Van Dusen and Jane Hulstrunk

Jane Souza Hulstrunk Inspiration piece Terah Van Dusen The Three Musketeers Response piece   I want to write about my neighbors. My neighbors down the lane. The ones that live behind …