Poetry Writing Exercises 617: Friday 29th May

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.

617 tree mist 680707Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: home, collaborate, seems, work, incredible
  2. Random: a child’s toy
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: intention

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Poetry Writing Exercises 616: Thursday 28th May

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.

616 tree ladder 822463Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: nerve, mask, detect, homelife, see
  2. Random: a first news interview
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Home in Tears

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Poetry Writing Exercises 615: Wednesday 27th May

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.

615 shed 822455Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: incredible, near, normal, air, man
  2. Random: taking a step back
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: To us it’s the…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 614: Tuesday 26th May

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.

614 rose 861879Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: whole, gives, body, character, identity
  2. Random: on his shoulder
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Writing the Scene

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Poetry Writing Exercises 613: Monday 25th May

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.

613 incence 89707Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: typing, budgie, supervisor, files, says
  2. Random: £6,000,000
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – someone turning one hundred

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Poetry Writing Exercises 612: Friday 22nd May

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.

612 flag 819199Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: desk, works, she, because, four
  2. Random: in those days
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: happening

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Poetry Writing Exercises 611: Thursday 21st May

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.

611 bong 89710Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: wife, Bob’s, hairdresser, communication, children
  2. Random: 1840s
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Something Completely Different

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Poetry Writing Exercises 610: Wednesday 20th May

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.

610 beans 822450Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: poetry, published, novelistic, took, Victorian
  2. Random: two books the same
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: The next one is about…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 609: Tuesday 19th May

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.

609 badge 26480Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: NHS, write, wrote, physics, university
  2. Random: returned to Italy
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Manchester University

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Poetry Writing Exercises 608: Monday 18th May

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.

608 missing head 711958Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: full, wouldn’t, couldn’t, pull, possibly
  2. Random: this and that
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – someone has just achieved something

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