Poetry Writing Exercises 444: Friday 19th September

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.

444 people_comedy_carpet 799424Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: mother, octogenarian, sitting, house, favour
  2. Random: a weekend away
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: plan

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Poetry Writing Exercises 443: Thursday 18th September

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.

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERABelow are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: long, stuck, thinking, driving, free
  2. Random: Afraid of what she’ll think
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Predicting the Future

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Poetry Writing Exercises 442: Wednesday 17th September

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.

442 grip 857202Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: mess, while, tell, change, want
  2. Random: A ruined night
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Acting like this…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 441: Tuesday 16th September

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.

441 girl thru door 863361Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: again, tomorrow, know, quiet, peaceful
  2. Random: Acting strange
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: No Matter How

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Poetry Writing Exercises 440: Monday 15th September

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.

440 piano 823477Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: war, wear, ware, thin, think
  2. Random: empty freeway
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – unnecessarily sad

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Poetry Writing Exercises 439: Friday 12th September

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.

439 drink 912423Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: bucket, tub, pills, live, life
  2. Random: Never being cruel
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: open

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Poetry Writing Exercises 438: Thursday 11th September

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.

438 roped hands 760243Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: never, change, simple, magazine, new
  2. Random: An imperfect person in a perfect world
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Twist the Knife

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Poetry Writing Exercises 437: Wednesday 10th September

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.

437 girl camera 864822Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: time, waiting, line, always, perfect
  2. Random: What’s on your left wall?
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Walking over…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 436: Tuesday 9th September

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.

436 Picking blueberry 900805Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: play, parachute, cold, haze, stone
  2. Random: Loving you always
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Spies

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Poetry Writing Exercises 435: Monday 8th September

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.

435 golf 870066Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: just, they’re, county, country, connect
  2. Random: What’s on your right wall?
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – received some great news

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