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Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, April 12, 2009

Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, April 12, 2009


April is National Poetry Month in the U.S.


Welcome to SIMPLY SNICKERS.


Twas Brillig

By William John Leech

1910


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


blue

bright

bring


This week, we celebrate the birthday of Irish painter William John Leech, who was born on April 10, 1881. To honor this artist, SIMPLY SNICKERS offers samples of his artwork to accompany this week’s prompt.


Above:

The Goose Girl

By William John Leech

1910-1914

Below:

The Blue Shop

By William John Leech

1917



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, April 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.


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7 comments:

  1. A fun change for me - mine is up, thanks! http://www.delenemartin.com/?p=742

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  2. Hi Linda,

    My post is up also. Wow, I really liked the paintings this week : )

    http://writeinmotion.blogspot.com/

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  3. Hi, I've posted a poem to this weeks prompt here:
    http://inthepacific.blogspot.com/2009/04/bright-is-hope.html
    These are beautiful paintings too-

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  4. Nearly Sunday here so I thought I'd leap in with my offering which can be found at
    http://rinklyrimes.blogspot.com/2009/04/picture-imperfect.html

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  5. Hi Linda!

    I am new to your blog and contest. My post is up; I enjoyed this experience tremendously!

    http://mothergrievinglossofchild.blogspot.com

    Angie

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