Monthly Archives: March 2014

Poetry Writing Exercises 321: Monday 31st 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: left, cold, darkness, hopeless, hopeful
  2.    Random: out of order
  3.    Picture: what does this inspire?
  4.    Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – feeling invisible

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Poetry Writing Exercises 320: Friday 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: Paco, smarter, fold, boot, ring
  2. Random: taking his time
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: download

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Poetry Writing Exercises 319: Thursday 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: hung, drink, leader, water, wonderful
  2. Random: non-stop
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Engaged

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Poetry Writing Exercises 318: Wednesday 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: postal, three, win, slack, velvet
  2. Random: magnificent scenery
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: On the seventh night…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 317: Tuesday 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: apply, rinse, dry, shower, body
  2. Random: life is a story
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Just a Drama

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Poetry Writing Exercises 316: Monday 24th 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: carpet, these, couple, nice, cream
  2. Random: blowing a whistle
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – about the first time

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Poetry Writing Exercises 315: Friday 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: make, likely, feel, nonsense, might
  2. Random: unlikely career choice
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: real

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Poetry Writing Exercises 314: Thursday 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: front, beaming, disco, misunderstanding, living
  2. Random: standing in for someone
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Never Again

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Poetry Writing Exercises 313: Wednesday 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: medication, multiple, call, television, learn
  2. Random: allergic to kiwi fruit
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: He never thought…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 312: Tuesday 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: reaction, severe, tomatoes, wasps, natural
  2. Random: too much to bear
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Embarrassing Condition

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