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Poetry Prompt - for Sunday, June 22, 2008

Le Dejeuner des Canotiers
(The Luncheon of the Boating Party)
by Pierre-Auguste Renoir
(Oil on canvas, c1881)
Phillips Collection, Washington, DC


This week, for Sunday, June 22nd, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:



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Feel free to use the artwork or not. Have fun with the poetry prompt. Take it in any direction your inspiration and creativity leads you.

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  1. linda,, this link is to a story i wrote last year inspired by this painting... i know it is off genre,, but i thought it was worth a reprise....

    ode to the crenolyn sisters

  2. Linda. Thanks for taking the time to create this cool poetry prompt. Here is my first submission.

    Peace, Light and Love, CodieB.

  3. Thanks for another great prompt!
    Here is my take on it:

    my poem

  4. Sorry had trouble with my link. Hope I get it right this time. I can't figure out how to get mine to show up like everyone else's, or make it clickable. I would appreciate it if someone could help!

    Here's my poem for the week:

  5. Here is my poem:

    Upon Her Altar

    Thanks for the inspiration. Have a great weekend!


  6. Hi Linda! :)

  7. angel's link still didn't come through - here it is. I want to know how ya'll do the HTML in the comments too.. in case anyone is handing out info. ;)

    angel's link:

  8. oh dear - the rest of angel's link is:


    I don't know why that's not coming through. weird.

  9. I'm slightly nervous about posting this since it's my first attempt at writing a prompt (from any site). It's not a poem, but a short story.

    Secret Inhibitions

  10. Thank you so much for the help about adding HTML!

  11. This is a great prompt. It just happened to suit how I felt when i went on one of my pic hunting drives this afternoon. It had to be a short one to conserve petrol, but I found a place (not far away) that I hadn't seen before.

    Silent Sentinels