Poetry Writing Exercises 490: Thursday 27th November

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.

490 pavement and shoes 929705Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: every, time, watch, trees, thoughts
  2. Random: a thought forgotten
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: What’s the Point?

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Poetry Writing Exercises 489: Wednesday 26th November

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.

489 sweets 907671Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: track, finished, playing, nod, flick
  2. Random: sucking in air
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: After all…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 488: Tuesday 25th November

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.

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

  1. Keywords: keep, here, Dartford, wood, wonder
  2. Random: stepping inside
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: How The Gate Has Always Felt

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Poetry Writing Exercises 487: Monday 24th November

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.

487 dog on beach 908160Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: wrong, sick, Dad, know, brush
  2. Random: back inside
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – about to do something scary

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Poetry Writing Exercises 486: Friday 21st November

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.

486 woman 799424Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: positive, wrong, on, think, pull
  2. Random: knitting club
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: surprise

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Poetry Writing Exercises 485: Thursday 20th November

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.

485 clock 872704Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: bad, place, know, you, don’t
  2. Random: creeping back
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Trying To Give Up

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Poetry Writing Exercises 484: Wednesday 19th November

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.

484 roses 898757Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: simple, skin, bone, reason, scared
  2. Random: opposites attract
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Just to be aware…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 483: Tuesday 18th November

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.

483 wood path 877445Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: before, come, together, fixed, still
  2. Random: a new sensation
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Ain’t Such a Thing

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Poetry Writing Exercises 482: Monday 17th November

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.

482 coloured stones 821193Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: better, forever, all, could, live
  2. Random: taking over
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – buying a new pet

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Poetry Writing Exercises 481: Friday 14th November

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.

481 child 811770Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: reason, fit, morning, shy, why
  2. Random: she blames herself
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: expecting

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