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Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, January 31, 2010


Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, January 31, 2010

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Femme-Parisienne
By Kees van Dongen
1927

This week, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:

wait
watch
willful

This week, we celebrate the birthday of Dutch Fauvist painter Kees van Dongen, who was born on January 26, 1877. (Kees van Dongen’s full name was Cornelis Theodorus Maria van Dongen.)

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


Above:
Meeting in the Woods
By Kees van Dongen
circa 1950
Below:
Au Beaux Temps de la Butte
By Kees van Dongen
20th Century


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

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3 comments:

  1. Hi Linda

    I added my prompt today:

    http://writeinmotion.blogspot.com/

    Thanks for the inspiration. Hope you are having a wonderful New Year : )

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  2. Broken

    here's mine. first time here! :)
    thanks for the words. not used the art though..

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