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Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, May 2, 2010

 Poetry Prompt - through Sunday, May 2, 2010

Poetic salutations – and welcome to SIMPLY SNICKERS.

The Reading Lesson
By Jan Frederick Portielje
19th Century

Dutch painter Jan Frederick Portielje (Mother and Daughter and The Mourning Room), was born on April 29, 1829.

This week, we celebrate the birthday of Dutch painter Jan Frederick Portielje, who was born on April 29, 1829.

To honor this artist, we offer samples of this artist’s work to accompany this week’s prompt.

A Moment by the Fire
By Jan Frederick Portielje
19th Century
The Butterfly
By Jan Frederick Portielje
19th Century

Our poetry prompt for this week includes these key words:


Use all of these words, or as many as you can, in your own original poem this week.

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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