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Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, February 8, 2009

Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, February 8, 2009


Soda Jerk

By Norman Rockwell


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




This week, we celebrate the birthday of American painter and illustrator Norman Rockwell, who was born on February 3, 1894. Norman Rockwell is perhaps best remembered for creating illustrated covers for The Saturday Evening Post.

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


The Runaway

By Norman Rockwell



Doctor and the Doll

By Norman Rockwell


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 for Sunday, February 8th, and leave a comment with a link to your post, once you have published your poem on your own blog.

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  1. Not exactly poetry, but puzzling nonetheless.

    If time permits, I'll post a related poem too.

    FAVORITE HORSE BREEDS – A Puzzling Prospect

  2. My entry for the Norman Rockwell 'meme' is at

    Another very lively choice. Thanks.



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