Poetry Writing Exercises 451: Tuesday 30th 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.

451 lego man 855690Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: spell, male, here, twist, turn
  2. Random: a hundred tears
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: In the High Street

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Poetry Writing Exercises 450: Monday 29th 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.

450 heart ice 898289Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: drops, heart, cry, whilst, whistle
  2. Random: carrying a heavy parcel
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – frail partner

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Poetry Writing Exercises 449: Friday 26th 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.

449 mugs 902820Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: achieve, mostly, annoying, but, bit
  2. Random: missed the beginning
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: final

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Poetry Writing Exercises 448: Thursday 25th 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.

448 stained-glass-praying-hands 912857Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: David, close, quiet, quite, twenty-one
  2. Random: doesn’t encourage smoking
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: It’s Over

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Poetry Writing Exercises 447: Wednesday 24th 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.

447 strawberry 849425Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: bonus, past, miles, still, sphere
  2. Random: opening night
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Give me just one…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 446: Tuesday 23rd 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.

446 tshirt 811770Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: number, hand, heart, confide, believe
  2. Random: cherry ice cream smile
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Bird of Paradise

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Poetry Writing Exercises 445: Monday 22nd 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.

445 lion 903121Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: song, Rio, six, point, paperback
  2. Random: not my era
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – new boyfriend

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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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