Poetry Contest: Muse Through My Eyes
Muse Through My Eyes Results
Grand prize: DC$ 15
The rules were given as the following:
A great exercise for creating poetry is to choose a piece of art and let it be your muse. For this contest, I have selected four paintings that I find interesting and participants will create an original work inspired by one of them. Multiple entries are most welcome for any that find themselves particularly inspired.
I will judge the contest and entries can be in any style, but I generally prefer free verse. Please ensure that all entries have (Muse Contest) listed at the end of the title (e.g. “Hickory Dickory (Muse Contest)”). Also, please be SURE to include the link and cite the artist and title of the work that inspired your original poem so people can enjoy ‘seeing through your eyes’.
Although most images are in the public domain in the US (per citation on Wikipedia), please do NOT include them in your actual submission. Instead, just provide the link to the image I have provided so there is no possible misunderstanding for anyone visiting DarkPoetry.com.
1. Pablo Picasso - Family of Saltimbanques - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Family_of_Saltimbanques.JPG
2. Pablo Picasso - The Old Guitarist - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Old_guitarist_chicago.jpg
3. Henri Rousseau – Carnival Evening - http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/2b/Henri_Rousseau_-_A_Carnival_Evening.jpg (This link works better if you copy and paste it into your browser)
4. Henri Rousseau – Sleeping Gypsy - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Henri_Rousseau_010.jpg
Please feel free to DP Mail me if you have any questions.
I look forward to seeing what you come up with!
Contest Entries for "Muse Through My Eyes"