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Sunday

Poetry Prompt - for Sunday, July 6, 2008

The Blue House
By Marc Chagall (c1917)


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This week, for Sunday, July 6th, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:

magnificent

moments

This week, we celebrate the birthday of Russian artist Mark Chagall (born July 7, 1887). To honor this master artist, SIMPLY SNICKERS offers two favorite pieces to accompany this week’s prompt. Feel free to use either or both of the pictures, or not, as inspiration strikes you.

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At left:
Flowers and Lovers
By Marc Chagall



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Poetry Prompt - for Sunday, June 29, 2008

Milkmaids with Cattle in a Landscape: The Farm at Laeken by Peter Paul Rubens (c1618).


Welcome to SIMPLY SNICKERS.


For Sunday, June 29th, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:

day

discover

This week, we celebrate the birth date of Flemish Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens (born June 28, 1577). To honor this master artist, SIMPLY SNICKERS offers three favorite pieces to accompany this week’s prompt. Feel free to use any or all of the pictures, or not, as inspiration strikes you.

Above left: Rubens and Isabella Brant in the Honeysuckle Bower
by Peter Paul Rubens (c1609).

At right: Equestrian Portrait of the Duke of Lerma
by Peter Paul Rubens (c1603).

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Poetry Prompt - for Sunday, June 22, 2008

Le Dejeuner des Canotiers
(The Luncheon of the Boating Party)
by Pierre-Auguste Renoir
(Oil on canvas, c1881)
Phillips Collection, Washington, DC


Welcome to SIMPLY SNICKERS.


This week, for Sunday, June 22nd, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:

secret

silent

Be sure to come back to SIMPLY SNICKERS by Sunday, June 22nd, and leave a comment with a link to your post, once you have published your poem on your own blog.


Feel free to use the artwork or not. Have fun with the poetry prompt. Take it in any direction your inspiration and creativity leads you.


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Monday

Poetry Prompt - for Sunday, June 15, 2008


Welcome to SIMPLY SNICKERS.


This week, for Sunday, June 15th, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:

father

find

Of course, Sunday is Father’s Day, and our prompt this week honors all of the special fathers in our lives. Still, you can certainly feel free to take this prompt in any direction you wish. Fatherhood may mean all sorts of things (biblically, figuratively, genealogically, historically, scientifically, etc.).

Let inspiration strike! Try a triolet. Sample a sonnet. Post a pantoum. Devise a diamante. Live it up with a limerick. How about a haiku? Have fun with this one!

Be sure to come back to SIMPLY SNICKERS by Sunday, June 15th, and leave a comment with a link to your post, once you have published your poem on your own blog.

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

Love poetry? Click here to visit Linda Ann Nickerson’s poetry and humor blog, Nickers and Ink. Click here to subscribe to an RSS feed for this writer's helpful Helium content. If you wish, click here for a free subscription to this author's online AC content, so you won't miss a single post!

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Sunday

Poetry Prompt - for Sunday, June 8, 2008


Welcome to SIMPLY SNICKERS.

This week, for Sunday, June 8th, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:

roller
coaster

Have fun with this one. Take it up or down. See where your own creativity takes you. Feel free to use the photo image - or not.

Be sure to come back to SIMPLY SNICKERS by Sunday, June 8th, and leave a comment with a link to your own post, once you have published your poem on your blog. Please include a link to SIMPLY SNICKERS with your post, so others can discover us and participate as well.

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