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Poetry Prompt - for Sunday, October 5, 2008


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A Cavalry Officer

By Frederic Remington

1901


For Sunday, October 5th, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:

climate

cloud

clutter

This week, we celebrate the birthday of Frederic Remington, American illustrator, painter and sculptor, who was born on October 4, 1861.


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

Above:

His First Lesson

By Frederic Remington

1903

Below:

Prairie Fire

By Frederic Remington

1885



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, October 5th, 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.


Love poetry? Click here to stop by at 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, September 28, 2008


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The Halt – The Drink of Water

By Thomas Nast

1864


This week, for Sunday, September 20th, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:

wait

war

water

write (or right)

This week, we celebrate the birthday of German-American caricaturist, illustrator and painter Thomas Nast, who was born on September 27, 1840. To honor this artist, SIMPLY SNICKERS offers samples of his work to accompany this week’s prompt.

The Santa Clause Route

By Thomas Nast

1885

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, September 28th, 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.


Love poetry? Click here to stop by at 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, September 21, 2008


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Rebecca and Eliezer at the Well
By Ottavio Vannini


This week, for Sunday, September 21st, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:

plead

poor

point

This week, we celebrate the birthday of Italian Baroque painter Ottavio Vannini, who was born on September 15, 1585.

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

Above:
The Vocation of Saint Andrea and Saint Peter
By Ottavio Vannini


Below:
Last Communion of Saint Peter

By Ottavio Vannini


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, September 21st, 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.


Love poetry? Click here to stop by at 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, September 14, 2008

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Beautiful World
By Grandma Moses
(1948)


This week, for Sunday, September 14th, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:

sport

smart

strut

This week, we celebrate the birthday of Grandma Moses, a beloved American folk artist.

Anna Mary (Grandma Moses) Robertson Moses, American painter (Christmas at Home, Fourth of July, The Old Checkered House, The Old Checkered Inn in Summer, The Old Oaken Bucket, Out for the Christmas Trees, Sugaring Off and Thanksgiving Turkey), was born on September 7, 1860.


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

Above:
Early Fall
By Grandma Moses
(1959)

Below:
The Quilting Bee
By Grandma Moses
(1950)


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, September 14th, 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.


Love poetry? Click here to stop by at 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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