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Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, February 15, 2009

Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, February 15, 2009


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American Gothic

By Grant Wood

1930


This week, for Sunday, February 15th, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:


saddle

smart

smirk


This week, we celebrate the birthday of American Regionalist painter Grant Wood who was born on February 13, 1891. Grant Wood’s most famous painting is American Gothic (see above).


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


Above:

The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

By Grant Wood

1931

Below:

Family Doctor

By Grant Wood

1940


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 15th, and leave a comment with a link to your post, once you have published your poem on your own blog.

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