Monthly Archives: May 2013

Poetry Writing Exercises 105: Friday 31st May

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: donkey, vegetarian, prize, how, much
  2. Random: switching profession
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: obsession

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Poetry Writing Exercises 104: Thursday 30th May

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: set, village, tell, deadly, maximise
  2. Random: combine the other three prompts
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Washed clean

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Poetry Writing Exercises 103: Wednesday 29th May

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: translate, don’t, revolution, ten, famous
  2. Random: red wine
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: In October…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 102: Tuesday 28th May

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: water, stone, list, first, China
  2. Random: a decade
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Tilling the land

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Poetry Writing Exercises 101: Monday 27th May

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: action, split, fate, resident, faith
  2. Random: radio presenter
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem about a 15-year friendship

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Poetry Writing Exercises 100: Friday 24th May

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: famous, great, generation, brought, comedy
  2. Random: the West Indies
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: begin

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Poetry Writing Exercises 099: Thursday 23rd May

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: man-made, job, find, best, green
  2. Random: seasonal shower
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Something similar

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Poetry Writing Exercises 098: Wednesday 22nd May

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: stop, camera, home, some, impress
  2. Random: fondness and laughter
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Out water…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 097: Tuesday 21st May

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: discover, you, great, view, adapt
  2. Random: looking out over a field
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Tourer

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Poetry Writing Exercises 096: Monday 20th May

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: radio, fourteen, arch, priest, trio
  2. Random: write a pantoum about writing a pantoum
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem about a jelly bean

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