Poetry Writing Exercises 594: Friday 24th April

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.

594 canoe_01 924811Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: unbelievable, hope, close, volcano, attention
  2. Random: seven-and-a-half years
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: clang

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Poetry Writing Exercises 593: Thursday 23rd April

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: space, largest, body, today, later
  2. Random: 35,000 people
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Hope and Change

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Poetry Writing Exercises 592: Wednesday 22nd April

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.

592 Golden Weaver 929637Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: million, finds, funding, early, test
  2. Random: new medicine
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: In some cases…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 591: Tuesday 21st April

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.

591 cabin 871457Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: party, converge, forge, grouping, Bennett
  2. Random: party, converge, forge, grouping, Bennett
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Second Class

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Poetry Writing Exercises 590: Monday 20th April

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.

590 waterfall 937677Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: consultation, suggest, challenge, treatment, decision
  2. Random: ten minutes’ grace
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – someone with an important issue

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Poetry Writing Exercises 589: Friday 17th April

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.

589 leaf 951307Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: month, guide, profit, council, generate
  2. Random: a full recovery
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: care

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Poetry Writing Exercises 588: Thursday 16th April

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.

588 you are here 898989Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: ground, seen, moving, alive, Alice
  2. Random: in a small plane crash
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: The Online Map

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Poetry Writing Exercises 587: Wednesday 15th April

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.

587 lamp 951344Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: polish, union, join, families, positions
  2. Random: a British worker abroad
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: The gap grew…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 586: Tuesday 14th April

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.

586 crow 872333Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: local, risen, university, senses, general
  2. Random: a pair of Oxford brogues
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: One of the Researchers

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Poetry Writing Exercises 585: Monday 13th April

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.

585 chinese pot 951351Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: mild, weekend, bright, Saturday, unsuitable
  2. Random: back in half an hour
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – won’t get out of bed

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