Monthly Archives: April 2013

Poetry Writing Exercises 082: Tuesday 30th April

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: grumpy, 50-something, repetitive, target, April
  2. Random: concealed the body
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Symphony

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Poetry Writing Exercises 081: Monday 29th April

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: red, curtains, face, vicar, laugh
  2. Random: a bank holiday
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem about covering up a mistake

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Poetry Writing Exercises 080: Friday 26th April

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: paper, red, nut, stapler, claim
  2. Random: A child is screaming
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: crash

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Poetry Writing Exercises 079: Thursday 25th April

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: tumble, naked, black, hair, soap
  2. Random: A family reunion
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Famous for the young

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Poetry Writing Exercises 078: Wednesday 24th April

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: India, 1970s, street, forty, den
  2. Random: spring flood
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Pick off the flies…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 077: Tuesday 23rd April

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: welcome, even, mean, worship, override
  2. Random: A family heirloom
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: The way of the city

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Poetry Writing Exercises 076: Monday 22nd April

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: brown, government, sweet, brothers, question
  2. Random: A white line
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem about a trip to a new country

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Poetry Writing Exercises 075: Friday 19th April

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: break, critical, outrage, cut, living
  2. Random: an old sixpence
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: ghost

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Poetry Writing Exercises 074: Thursday 18th April

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: bone, bore, bunk, budge, bend
  2. Random: Michael’s started crying
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Rare and True

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Poetry Writing Exercises 073: Wednesday 17th April

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: fail, trivia, master, touch, right
  2. Random: Old-fashioned party
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: As it lay alone…

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