Monthly Archives: February 2015

Poetry Writing Exercises 554: Friday 27th February

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

554 blackWhiteBackground 917088Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: schedules, stressful, throat, house, update
  2. Random: front and back
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: step

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Poetry Writing Exercises 553: Thursday 26th February

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

553 beach hunk 751938Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: time, plus, someone, own, walls
  2. Random: decision made
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Renovating the Shack

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Poetry Writing Exercises 552: Wednesday 25th February

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

552 Antique pharmacy 884565Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: progress, dry, installing, clear, cable
  2. Random: the last three weeks
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: If there are things…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 551: Friday 20th February

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

551 ladybird 862397Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: stuff, loads, send, along, awesome
  2. Random: trying to start a cold van
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: sweet

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Poetry Writing Exercises 550: Thursday 19th February

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

550 dog 920128Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: grateful, appreciation, share, reader, update
  2. Random: shall we go in the car?
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: The Old Piano

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Poetry Writing Exercises 549: Wednesday 18th February

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

549 thoughtful blonde 930658Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: sofa, paddy, DVD, air, fresh
  2. Random: a smaller helper
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Following the old man…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 548: Tuesday 17th February

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

548 ships 930207Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: sorry, ink, reply, delay, working
  2. Random: the same as him
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Being Like Everyone Else

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Poetry Writing Exercises 547: Monday 16th February

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

547 plant 871987Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: sky, box, sleep, residue, harp
  2. Random: faulty wiring
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – moving into a retirement home

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Poetry Writing Exercises 546: Friday 13th February

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

546 owl 899840Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: moved, first, last, security, hope
  2. Random: making something up
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: damage

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Poetry Writing Exercises 545: Thursday 12th February

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

545 eye spy 886225Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: see, January, staring, seat, look
  2. Random: helping an elderly relative
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Moving In, Moving Out

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