Poetry Writing Exercises 659: Tuesday 28th 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.

659 change 836760Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: cry, emotional, major, shatter, career
  2. Random: a Norwegian teenager
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Going into the Military

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Poetry Writing Exercises 658: Monday 27th 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.

658 bug 604577Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: paralyse, lack, control, brain, wrong
  2. Random: a dip in the Mediterranean
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – someone has a broken toe

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Poetry Writing Exercises 657: Friday 24th 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.

657 bridge 125493Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: told, battle, ninety, Australian, forty-five
  2. Random: an invaluable reminder
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: operation

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Poetry Writing Exercises 656: Thursday 23rd 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.

656 brain 67265Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: oops, deposit, play, Monday, chance
  2. Random: there goes the neighbourhood
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: The Toy Penguin

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Poetry Writing Exercises 655: Wednesday 22nd 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.

655 books 101574Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: bubble, bus, Belgium, delicious, sublime
  2. Random: a riotous bingo game
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Your clothes are…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 654: Tuesday 21st 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.

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  1. Keywords: Dorothy, enjoy, things, shopping, cooking
  2. Random: hates his neighbour
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Even A Man Can Do It

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Poetry Writing Exercises 653: Monday 20th 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. Keywords: valuation, manager, sale, fixed, six
  2. Random: can’t be improved
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – someone is house-hunting

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Poetry Writing Exercises 652: Friday 17th 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.

652 assorted_tools 877310Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: hat, train, cane, jacket, shoe
  2. Random: a sonnet about a friendship between a person and a dog or cat
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: flexible

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Poetry Writing Exercises 651: Thursday 16th 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.

651 angry-woman 910383Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: depression, complicated, romance, quite, tree
  2. Random: a respected man
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Care and Commitment

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Poetry Writing Exercises 650: Wednesday 15th 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.

650 advertising 209856Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: flex, done, time, blood, cocktail
  2. Random: a numb face
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Hearing the siren…

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