Poetry Writing Exercises 339: Thursday 24th 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: heating, timer, fluid, transparent, whim
  2. Random: clicking off
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Superstar Mother

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Poetry Writing Exercises 338: Wednesday 23rd 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: sunshine, effect, prompt, Jessica, account
  2. Random: solemn speech
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: As if it were…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 337: Tuesday 22nd 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: meet, super, here, going, home
  2. Random: it has to end
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Just Like A Boy

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Poetry Writing Exercises 336: Monday 21st 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: poem, non-fiction, twist, hair, band
  2. Random: holding a rope
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – too happy

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Poetry Writing Exercises 335: Friday 18th 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: once, when, how, pierce, after
  2. Random: a stolen diamond
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: shine

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Poetry Writing Exercises 334: Thursday 17th 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: polish, name, mention, success, prime
  2. Random: learning the guitar
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Under the Deck

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Poetry Writing Exercises 333: Wednesday 16th 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: trousers, shower, summer, terminus, what?
  2. Random: ready in five
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Silence, broken,…

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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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