Monthly Archives: June 2013

Poetry Writing Exercises 125: Friday 28th June

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: hid, apron, doll, prefer, mask
  2. Random: hideous sound
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: position

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Poetry Writing Exercises 124: Thursday 27th June

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: blue, cardboard, lady, large, hung
  2. Random: Sinister expression
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: A first look

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Poetry Writing Exercises 123: Wednesday 26th June

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: recollection, beyond, red, pocket, hand
  2. Random: no personality
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Persisting in…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 122: Tuesday 25th June

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: branch, young, climb, straight, cramp
  2. Random: shadow on the ceiling
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Grow down

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Poetry Writing Exercises 121: Monday 24th June

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: fancy, tree, childhood, exist, earth
  2. Random: a wild adornment
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – the only person in the house awake

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Poetry Writing Exercises 120: Friday 21st June

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: laugh, believe, intense, men, something
  2. Random: train-spotter
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: tap

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Poetry Writing Exercises 119: Thursday 20th June

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: women, normal, stand, environment, never
  2. Random: a room of strangers
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Success

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Poetry Writing Exercises 118: Wednesday 19th June

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: charmless, unfunny, assume, brilliant, genuine
  2. Random: no personality
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: They would never be…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 117: Tuesday 18th June

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.

You can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: deconstruct, debrief, mark, particular, remember117 train track 64308
  2. Random: repetitive comment
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Bandy

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Poetry Writing Exercises 116: Monday 17th June

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: Norwich, time, guest, really, obviously
  2. Random: making a phone call
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – staring at the ceiling

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