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Poetry Prompt - for Sunday, November 2, 2008


Welcome to SIMPLY SNICKERS.


Milkmaid

By Jan Vermeer

1660


This week, for Sunday, November 2nd, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:

people

pose

port

pray or prey

This week, we celebrate the birthday of Dutch Baroque painter Jan (Johannes) Vermeer, who was born on October 31, 1632.


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

Above:

Christ in the House of Martha and Mary

By Jan Vermeer

1654-1655


Below:

View of Delft

By Jan Vermeer

1660-1661




Feel free to use the artwork in your own blog post, or not, as inspiration strikes you. Just be sure to come back to SIMPLY SNICKERS by Sunday, November 2nd, and leave a comment with a link to your post, once you have published your poem on your own blog.

Please check out the other SIMPLY SNICKERS entries. What creative writer doesn’t appreciate encouraging comments?

We also invite you to visit The Meme Express for daily blogging prompts. Try today’s prompt, or pick one from the archives. See what starts your creative engine – for poetry, prose, photography or other postings.


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