Poetry Writing Exercises 471: Friday 31st October

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

471 psychic sign 923827Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: four, police, lane, open, queue
  2. Random: long delay
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: heavy

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Poetry Writing Exercises 470: Thursday 30th October

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

470 bridge 920126Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: head, potato, René, café, changed
  2. Random: putting on a brave face
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Into Manchester

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Poetry Writing Exercises 469: Wednesday 29th October

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

469 office 921417Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: set, rain, watch, burn, face
  2. Random: crying over spilt milk (NB. don’t use any clichés in your writing!)
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: There’s a sign…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 468: Tuesday 28th October

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

468 bridge 892125Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: together, better, side, know, knew
  2. Random: never the truth
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: All The Things Said

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Poetry Writing Exercises 467: Monday 27th October

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

467 sepia bench 850490Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: name, while, silent, whistle, close
  2. Random: hearing a noise
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – starting a fire

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Poetry Writing Exercises 466: Friday 24th October

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

466 racoon 836122Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: life, lie, limp, look, languid
  2. Random: touching a stranger’s face
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: dark

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Poetry Writing Exercises 465: Thursday 23rd October

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

465 man 869705Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: fell, died, last, time, over
  2. Random: repeated request
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: In Your Arms

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Poetry Writing Exercises 464: Friday 17th October

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

464 keys 838417Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: year, three, war, culture, ghost
  2. Random: calling out his name
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: private

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Poetry Writing Exercises 463: Thursday 16th October

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

463 a-pair-of-pears 908373Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: drink, drive, find, mango, two
  2. Random: the other sister
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Anita Boleyn

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Poetry Writing Exercises 462: Wednesday 15th October

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

462 meerkat 815698Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: within, temptation, Radio 2, 1970s, Jerry
  2. Random: a number one flop
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: You’ve got a woman’s…

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