Poetry Writing Exercises 559: Friday 6th March

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.

559 curtains 917248Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: choke, me, you, hold, smile
  2. Random: the dog is coughing
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: right

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Poetry Writing Exercises 558: Thursday 5th March

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.

558 courtroom 926893Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: peppers, three, India, hundred, sauce
  2. Random: the sale ends soon
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Forty Years Ago

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Poetry Writing Exercises 557: Wednesday 4th March

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.

557 cargo net 859308Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: yum, little, know, over, 250
  2. Random: feeding an elephant
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: On the streets of New York…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 556: Tuesday 3rd March

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.

556 card index 102138Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: together, happy, excited, week, move
  2. Random: a rebuild
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Replacement

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Poetry Writing Exercises 555: Monday 2nd March

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.

555 bridge girl 222089Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: great, believe, light, huge, doors
  2. Random: a boiling kettle
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – meeting an old friend

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Poetry Writing Exercises 554: Friday 27th February

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.

554 blackWhiteBackground 917088Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: schedules, stressful, throat, house, update
  2. Random: front and back
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: step

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Poetry Writing Exercises 553: Thursday 26th February

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.

553 beach hunk 751938Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: time, plus, someone, own, walls
  2. Random: decision made
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Renovating the Shack

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Poetry Writing Exercises 552: Wednesday 25th February

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.

552 Antique pharmacy 884565Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: progress, dry, installing, clear, cable
  2. Random: the last three weeks
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: If there are things…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 551: Friday 20th February

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.

551 ladybird 862397Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: stuff, loads, send, along, awesome
  2. Random: trying to start a cold van
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: sweet

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Poetry Writing Exercises 550: Thursday 19th February

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.

550 dog 920128Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: grateful, appreciation, share, reader, update
  2. Random: shall we go in the car?
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: The Old Piano

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