Monthly Archives: March 2013

Poetry Writing Exercises 060: Friday 29th March

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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  1. Keywords: ticket, eye, speed, pour, shadow
  2. Random: Furrowed brow, brave smile
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: twenty

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Poetry Writing Exercises 059: Thursday 28th March

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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  1. Keywords: shredded, plate, severe, won’t, start
  2. Random: A formidable person
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Maggie remembers

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Poetry Writing Exercises 058: Wednesday 27th March

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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  1. Keywords: hot, chamber, praise, down, shot
  2. Random: A daunting task
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: When made in hope…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 057: Tuesday 26th March

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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  1. Keywords: become, wait, see, freeze, scream
  2. Random: A difficult decision
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: A wise direction

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Poetry Writing Exercises 056: Monday 25th March

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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  1. Keywords: delusion, mine, middle, happy, play
  2. Random: A disappointment
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: first-person poem about a telephone call

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Poetry Writing Exercises 055: Friday 22nd March

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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  1. Keywords: pie, mug, hair, bicycle, five
  2. Random: a drum beat
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: dictation

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Poetry Writing Exercises 054: Thursday 21st March

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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  1. Keywords: system, lilac, format, wire, smooth
  2. Random: living his / her / your life over
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Tempting fate

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Poetry Writing Exercises 053: Wednesday 20th March

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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  1. Keywords: listen, answer, start, wait, sick
  2. Random: no-one cares
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: As the ground opened…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 052: Tuesday 19th March

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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  1. Keywords: damage, silver, plan, trust, little
  2. Random: a healing wound
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: All by myself

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Poetry Writing Exercises 051: Monday 18th March

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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  1. Keywords: take, amaze, spin, step, hit
  2. Random: someone with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: first-person poem about a noisy neighbour

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