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Tuesday

Poetry Prompt - for Sunday, November 2, 2008


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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.


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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Sunday

Poetry Prompt - for Sunday, October 26, 2008


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Young Girl on Hillside

By Walter Withers

1892


This week, for Sunday, October 26th, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:

tempted

toast

touch

This week, we celebrate the birthday of Australian Impressionist painter Walter Herbert Withers, who was born on October 22, 1854.


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

Above:

Rickett’s Point, Victoria

By Walter Withers

1891

Below:

Farmer’s Girl

By Walter Withers

1892

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 26th, 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, October 19, 2008


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The Garden Bench

By James Jacques Joseph Tissot

c1882


This week, for Sunday, October 19th, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:


often

olden

outset


This week, we celebrate the birthday of French painter James Jacques Joseph Tissot, who was born on October 15, 1836.


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

Above:

The Bridesmaid

By James Jacques Joseph Tissot

1883-85


Below:

La Femme Prehistorique

By James Jacques Joseph Tissot

1895


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 19th, 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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Monday

Poetry Prompt - for Sunday, October 12, 2008


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Groovin’ High

By Faith Ringgold

1996


This week, for Sunday, October 12th, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:

sweet

swell

swim

swing

This week, we celebrate the birthday of American painter Faith Ringgold, who was born on October 8, 1930.

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

Above:

We Came to America

By Faith Ringgold

1998

Below:

Coming to Jones Road

By Faith Ringgold

1999


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 12th, 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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