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Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, April 26, 2009

Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, April 26, 2009

April is National Poetry Month in the U.S.


Turk Stroking his Horse

By Eugene Delacroix


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




This week, we celebrate the birthday of French Romantic painter Ferdinand Victor Eugene Delacroix, who was born on April 26, 1798. To honor this artist, SIMPLY SNICKERS offers samples of his artwork to accompany this week’s prompt.


Sultan of Morocco

By Eugene Delacroix



A Young Tiger Playing with its Mother

by Eugene Delacroix


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 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.

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On Sundays, you may leave comments (with links to your SIMPLY SNICKERS entries) at The Meme Express, which issues a Sunday Invitation to SIMPLY SNICKERS each week.

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  1. Hey Linda,

    Here is mine for this week:


  2. Hi Linda!

    My post for this week (4/26/09) is "Bless the Beasts and the Children" on

    Thank you for your work in making this opportunity available to us! I am enjoying the process - it is cathartic and comforting for me!


  3. The weeks go whizzing by and already I'm looking forward to your next idea.

  4. busy week - running late but mine is up - thanks!

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