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Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, January 25, 2009

Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, January 25, 2009


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Fastnacht

By Paul Cezanne

1888


This week, for Sunday, January 25th, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:


clown

country

consider


This week, we celebrate the birthday of French Post-Impressionist painter Paul Cezanne, who was born on January 19, 1839. To honor this artist, SIMPLY SNICKERS offers a sample of his artwork to accompany this week’s prompt.


Above:

Young Italian Girl Resting on Her Elbow

By Paul Cezanne
c. 1900

Below:

Mont Sainte-Victoire

By Paul Cezanne

1900


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, January 25th, and leave a comment with a link to your post, once you have published your poem on your own blog.

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5 comments:

  1. Cezanne is another of my favourite artists. I had to work with this prompt!

    Studious waves from Cezanne

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  2. I enjoyed writing this poem. Thank you for the prompt.

    http://rinklyrimes.blogspot.com

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  3. This is my first week. The poem popped into my head almost as soon as I saw the prompt last week...I didn't edit it since I saved it when I first wrote it. I enjoyed this, I'll be back again, you can count on it!

    Enjoy!

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  4. I had fun writing this! I remember how scared I used to be with clowns as a kid. XD

    How To Fall

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