Poetry Writing Exercises 332: Tuesday 15th April

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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  1. Keywords: Buddha, believe, mock, stupid, end
  2. Random: it has to begin
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Thicker It Seems

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Poetry Writing Exercises 331: Monday 14th April

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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  1. Keywords: sonnet, love, beauty, inside, while
  2. Random: running away
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – pretending to be someone you’re not

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Poetry Writing Exercises 330: Friday 11th April

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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  1. Keywords: classic, overdone, smile, curtain, boys
  2. Random: done twice
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: sympathy

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Poetry Writing Exercises 329: Thursday 10th April

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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  1. Keywords: twin, twist, twisted, twine, twit
  2. Random: unavailable boss
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: To No Avail

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Poetry Writing Exercises 328: Wednesday 9th April

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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  1. Keywords: fresh, air, black, curl, spine
  2. Random: hiding behind a smile
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: And yet before…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 327: Tuesday 8th April

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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  1. Keywords: vital, Anthonia, delight, sheer, dream
  2. Random: it has to end
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Sharper Than Most

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Poetry Writing Exercises 326: Monday 7th April

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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  1. Keywords: cliché, path, king, lilac, flower
  2. Random: double-edged sword
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – pretending to be something you’re not.

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Poetry Writing Exercises 325: Friday 4th April

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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  1.    Keywords: exciting, inspiration, business, studio, work
  2.    Random: aren’t I lucky
  3.    Picture: what does this inspire?
  4.    One-word prompt: bolt

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Poetry Writing Exercises 324: Thursday 3rd April

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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  1.    Keywords: pregnant, believe, seen, before, show
  2.    Random: feeling fat
  3.    Picture: what does this inspire?
  4.    Thursday Title: A Mid-summer Winter

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Poetry Writing Exercises 323: Wednesday 2nd April

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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  1.    Keywords: heart, soul, spirit, reach, stand
  2.    Random: a heavy world
  3.    Picture: what does this inspire?
  4.    Sentence start: Before letting loose…

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