“Ranch Water,” by Teal Blake — Cowboy Poetry Week Art Spur, 2020

ranchwater“Ranch Water,” © 2019, Teal Blake, 40×40 oil, request permission for use

Our 52nd piece offered to “spur” the imagination is a special Cowboy Poetry Week Art Spur, “Ranch Water,” a painting by Texas cowboy and artist Teal Blake. The painting is selected as the poster art for the 19th annual Cowboy Poetry Week.

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Find more about Teal Blake in our feature here and visit tealblake.com.

SUBMISSIONS

Submissions from all are welcome through Monday, April 13, 2020.

•  Even if you have a poem or song pending, you are welcome to send one submission inspired by this painting.

•  Art Spur subjects are meant to inspire; we look for poems and songs inspired by— the piece, not necessarily for a literal description of the image or its subject.

•  Do follow our regular guidelines for submissions.

•  When you email your submission to poems@cowboypoetry.com, please indicate in the subject line that it is an Art Spur submission.

Find previous Cowboy Poetry Week Art Spur subjects and their poems here and at CowboyPoetry.com.