Poetry Writing Exercises 507: Monday 22nd December

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.

507 banana toast 927999Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: admitted, react, questions, asked, admit
  2. Random: a human right
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – is at the top of a hill

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Poetry Writing Exercises 506: Friday 19th December

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.

506 kitten 920867Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: terror, lump, fallen, evidence, message
  2. Random: skin unbroken and unmarked
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: restrain

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Poetry Writing Exercises 505: Thursday 18th December

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.

505 holiday arch 914985Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: reassuring, rattled, mobile, beat, bleep
  2. Random: talking to himself
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: I Need A Drink

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Poetry Writing Exercises 504: Wednesday 17th December

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.

504 new orleans mask 868211Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: took, clothes, cue, queue, sheet
  2. Random: someone as company
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: He wouldn’t mind…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 503: Tuesday 16th December

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.

503 tulips 881844Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: normal, cool, touch, message, modern
  2. Random: it felt real
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Pounced

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Poetry Writing Exercises 502: Monday 15th December

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.

502 dandelions 905738Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: favourite, sank, legs, refuse, second
  2. Random: a cheerful repetition
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – an unexpected text message

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Poetry Writing Exercises 501: Friday 12th December

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.

501 car 845727Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: notice, water, bring, forgotten, bottom
  2. Random: three is minimum
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: display

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Poetry Writing Exercises 500: Thursday 11th December

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.

500 drawing room 884617Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: talking, returned, drank, retain, motion
  2. Random: thanks, Jake
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Keeping Fluid

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Poetry Writing Exercises 499: Wednesday 10th December

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.

499 foggy field 914718Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: personal, white, reverse, special, heart
  2. Random: overly familiar
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Like what…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 498: Tuesday 9th December

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.

498 violin 931550Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: great, working, last, session, ninth
  2. Random: friends out for dinner
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Disappointed

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