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Sunday

Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, June 28, 2009

Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, July 5, 2009


Welcome to SIMPLY SNICKERS for weekly poetry prompts, accompanied by a new selection of fine art each week.


Angel of the Death

By Horace Vernet

1851


This week, for Sunday, July 5th, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:


amazed

amused

angel (or angle)


This week, we celebrate the birthday of French Academic painter Emile Jean-Horace Vernet, who was born on June 30, 1789. To honor this artist SIMPLY SNICKERS offers samples of this artist’s work to accompany this week’s prompt.


Above:

Karusel of Gatchina

By Horace Vernet

1842

Below:

Self Portrait

By Horace Vernet

1835


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, July 5th, 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.


Bonus link hint:


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.


Love poetry? Click here to stop by at Linda Ann Nickerson’s poetry and humor blog, Nickers and Ink. Click here to subscribe to an RSS feed for this writer's helpful Helium content. If you wish, click here for a free subscription to this author's online AC content, so you won't miss a single post!


Would you like to read through the entire Bible in 2009? Please join us at The Heart of a Ready Writer.


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Wednesday

Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, June 28, 2009

Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, June 28, 2009


Welcome to SIMPLY SNICKERS.


Blind Spanish Singer

By Robert Henri

1912


This week, for Sunday, June 28th, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:


beside

blind

bold


This week, we celebrate the birthday of American Ashcan painter Robert Henri, who was born on June 25, 1865. To honor this artist SIMPLY SNICKERS offers samples of this artist’s work to accompany this week’s prompt.


Above:

Gregorita with the Santa Clara Bowl

By Robert Henri

1917

Below:

The Little Dancer

By Robert Henri

c1917



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, June 28th, 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.


Bonus link hint:


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.


Love poetry? Click here to stop by at Linda Ann Nickerson’s poetry and humor blog, Nickers and Ink. Click here to subscribe to an RSS feed for this writer's helpful Helium content. If you wish, click here for a free subscription to this author's online AC content, so you won't miss a single post!


Would you like to read through the entire Bible in 2009? Please join us at The Heart of a Ready Writer.


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Sunday

Poetry Prompt - Through Sunday, June 28th

This week's prompt will be a few days late.

Our internet service was destroyed, along with many of the contents of our home, in the recent massive storms that hit much of the Midwestern United States.

Please watch for a new poetry prompt on Wednesday, June 24th!

Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, June 21, 2009

Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, June 21, 2009


Welcome to SIMPLY SNICKERS.


Circle Limit III

By M. C. Escher

1959


This week, for Sunday, June 21st, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:


climb

course

craft


This week, we celebrate the birthday of Dutch graphic artist M. C. Escher, who was born on June 17, 1898. To honor this artist SIMPLY SNICKERS offers samples of this artist’s work to accompany this week’s prompt.


Above:

Relativity

By M. C. Escher

1953

Below:

Drawing Hands

By M. C. Escher

1948



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, June 21st, 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.


Bonus link hint:


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.


Love poetry? Click here to stop by at Linda Ann Nickerson’s poetry and humor blog, Nickers and Ink. Click here to subscribe to an RSS feed for this writer's helpful Helium content. If you wish, click here for a free subscription to this author's online AC content, so you won't miss a single post!


Would you like to read through the entire Bible in 2009? Please join us at The Heart of a Ready Writer.


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Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, June 14, 2009

Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, June 14, 2009


Welcome to SIMPLY SNICKERS.


The Hammock

By Gustave Courbet

1844


This week, for Sunday, June 14th, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:


salute
stone

swing


This week, we celebrate the birthday of French Realist painter Gustave Courbet, who was born on June 10, 1819. To honor this artist SIMPLY SNICKERS offers samples of this artist’s work to accompany this week’s prompt.


Above:

The Stone Breakers

By Gustave Courbet

1849

Below:

Bonjour, Monsieur Courbet

By Gustave Courbet

1854


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, June 14th, 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.


Bonus link hint:


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.


Love poetry? Click here to stop by at Linda Ann Nickerson’s poetry and humor blog, Nickers and Ink. Click here to subscribe to an RSS feed for this writer's helpful Helium content. If you wish, click here for a free subscription to this author's online AC content, so you won't miss a single post!


Would you like to read through the entire Bible in 2009? Please join us at The Heart of a Ready Writer.


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