Poetry Writing Exercises 642: Friday 3rd July

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.

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

  1. 642 Success 876828Keywords: crystallise, fossils, windy, wet, very
  2. Random: five o’clock
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: saddened

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Poetry Writing Exercises 641: Thursday 2nd July

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.

641 snail 891631Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: worst, worse, stable, humiliating, Atlantic
  2. Random: flying a solar plane
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Five Months

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Poetry Writing Exercises 640: Wednesday 1st July

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.

640 seagulls on flight 911349Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: prize-winning, poison, Belgium, famous, allege
  2. Random: not specifically targeted
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Alive and well…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 639: Tuesday 30th June

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.

639 ribbonTree 877334Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: charities, parents, restoring, extra, free
  2. Random: 270,000
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: A Waste of Money

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Poetry Writing Exercises 638: Monday 29th June

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.

638 pumpkins 870086Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: five, couple, Benidorm, gone, just
  2. Random: a new TV series
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – someone is packing a case

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Poetry Writing Exercises 637: Friday 26th June

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.

637 phone 876094Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: you, tonight, channel, lot, technology
  2. Random: keeping on going
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: hit

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Poetry Writing Exercises 636: Thursday 25th June

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.

636 jelly 876626Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: case, win, promise, deserve, whycase, win, promise, deserve, why
  2. Random: an accident that wasn’t your fault
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Taken Over

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Poetry Writing Exercises 635: Wednesday 24th June

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.

635 girl 930655Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: pop, porcelain, delicious, level, beautiful
  2. Random: I want candy
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: A free time for…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 634: Tuesday 23rd June

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.

634 feather 897106Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: layer, reducing, harder, sensitive
  2. Random: getting up late
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: On the Hole

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Poetry Writing Exercises 633: Monday 22nd June

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.

633 dog 953619Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: understand, definition, patronising, evident, before
  2. Random: getting on with everyone except for one
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – someone is thirsty and alone

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