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Poetry Prompt - for Sunday, September 7, 2008

Welcome to SIMPLY SNICKERS.

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.

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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Poetry Prompt - for Sunday, August 31, 2008

Welcome to SIMPLY SNICKERS.

Portrait of Doctor Alphonse Leroy
By Jacques-Louis David
(
1783)


This week, for Sunday, August 31st, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:

waiting

why

worry

writing

This week, we celebrate the birthday of French Neoclassical painter Jacques-Louis David (born August 30, 1748).

To honor this artist, SIMPLY SNICKERS offers samples of his work to accompany this week’s prompt. Feel free to use the artwork, or not, as inspiration strikes you.

Above:
The Comtesse Vilain XIIII and Her Daughter
By Jacques-Louis David
(1816)

Below:
Napoleon at the Saint-Bernard Pass
By Jacques-Louis David
(1801)

Be sure to come back to SIMPLY SNICKERS by Sunday, August 31st, 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 check out 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.


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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Poetry Prompt - for Sunday, August 24, 2008

Welcome to SIMPLY SNICKERS. (And a special welcome to participants who are flying in from the MEME EXPRESS as well.) We are glad you are here!

The White Drake
By Joseph Crawhall
1895

This week, for Sunday, August 24th, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:

claim

contentment

call


This week, we celebrate the birthday of British painter Joseph Crawhall (born August 20, 1861).

To honor this artist, SIMPLY SNICKERS offers samples of his work to accompany this week’s prompt. Feel free to use the artwork, or not, as inspiration strikes you.

Above:
Tod Sloane – The American Jockey
By Joseph Crawhall
c1899

Below:
Highlander Playing Bagpipes
By Joseph Crawhall
1900

Be sure to come back to SIMPLY SNICKERS by Sunday, August 24th, 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 participants' entries too. What creative writer doesn’t appreciate encouraging comments?

We also invite you to check out 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.


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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Poetry Prompt - for Sunday, August 17, 2008

Welcome to SIMPLY SNICKERS.

La Place de l'Europe, Temps de Pluie
By Gustave Caillebotte
(1877)


This week, for Sunday, August 17th, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:

Play

Plunge

Pretend

This week, we celebrate the birthday of French Impressionist painter Gustave Caillebotte (born August 18, 1848).

To honor this artist, SIMPLY SNICKERS offers samples of his work to accompany this week’s prompt. Feel free to use the artwork, or not, as inspiration strikes you.

Portraits à la Campagne
By Gustave Caillebotte
(1876)

Baigneur S'Apprêtant à Plonger
By Gustave Caillebotte
(1878)

Be sure to come back to SIMPLY SNICKERS by Sunday, August 17th, 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?

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


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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Poetry Prompt - for Sunday, August 10, 2008

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Tennis Tournament
By George Bellows
(1920)


This week, for Sunday, August 10th, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:

total

tradition

triumph

This week, we celebrate the birthday of American artist George Wesley Bellows (born August 12, 1882). To honor this artist, SIMPLY SNICKERS offers samples of his work to accompany this week’s prompt. Feel free to use the artwork, or not, as inspiration strikes you.

Above:
My Family
By George Bellows
(1916)


Below:
New York
By George Bellows

(1911)

Be sure to come back to SIMPLY SNICKERS by Sunday, August 10th, 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?

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


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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