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Poetry Prompt - for Sunday, September 7, 2008

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Bauhaustreppe
By Oskar Schlemmer

(1932)


Our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt for Sunday, September 7th includes these key words:

stair (or stare)

step

start

stop

This week, we celebrate the birthday of German Bauhaus sculptor and painter Oskar Schlemmer (born September 4, 1888).

To honor this artist, SIMPLY SNICKERS offers samples of his work to accompany this week’s prompt.

Above:
Scene on the Steps
By Oskar Schlemmer
(1937)

Below:
Grosse Sitzendengruppe
By Oskar Schlemmer
(1931)

Feel free to use the artwork in your own blog post, or not, as inspiration strikes you. Let your writing rise and fall, as it may. See where it leads you! Just be sure to come back to SIMPLY SNICKERS by Sunday, September 7th, and leave a comment with a link to your post, once you have published your poem on your own blog.

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8 comments:

  1. At the risk of total embarrassment

    http://artspectrum.blogspot.com/2008/08/somebody-stop-me.html

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  2. Alright...here goes...

    http://whenigrow.blogspot.com/2008/09/my-first-simply-snickers.html

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  3. I'm fairly new to blogging and I'm a bit of a dill when it comes to learning new tricks (linking etc) but I'm fascinated by the possibiliyies of this Blog and I hope to join in the fun later. Mine is a poetry blog and I hope you pay me a call.

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  4. Here is my response!

    Rise or Fall

    Hope your week is being kind to you!

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