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Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, May 17, 2009

Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, May 17, 2009


Welcome to SIMPLY SNICKERS.


The Blue Boy

By Thomas Gainsborough

1770


This week, for Sunday, May 17th, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:


damp

decide

droll


This week, we celebrate the birthday of British portraitist and landscape painter Thomas Gainsborough, who was born on May 13, 1727. To honor this artist, SIMPLY SNICKERS offers samples of this artist’s work to accompany this week’s prompt.



Above:

Mr. and Mrs. Andrews

By Thomas Gainsborough

c1750

Below:

Landscape River

By Thomas Gainsborough

c1770



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, May 17th, 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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9 comments:

  1. Here is my poem
    http://fromwhereisitrightnow.blogspot.com/2009/05/simply-snickers-poem.html

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  2. Hello,

    Hope you are doing well. This is to bring in to your notice and also to all of your readers that the first ever contest is on in Tell a Tale. Half the time of the Contest is already over and I do not see you or your redears to be there. Please pass the word to all who reads you and comes here about the contest at: Tell a Tale

    Thanks a lot; your words mean so much :)

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  3. Your pictorial ideas always send me off on interesting Treasure Hunts!

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  5. Don't forget to stop in at THE MEME EXPRESS on Sundays - leaving links to your SIMPLY SNICKERS posts.

    Blessings all around,
    Linda


    MEME EXPRESS – daily blog prompts

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  6. Hi Linda!

    My poem, "Right-Brain Grief Work" is posted at

    http://mothergrievinglossofchild.blogspot.com

    I hope you have a wonderful Sunday!

    Angie

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  7. My submission for this week is here - http://cordieb.wordpress.com/2009/05/17/indecisiveness/

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