Monthly Archives: March 2015

Poetry Writing Exercises 576: Tuesday 31st March

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.

576 jcb silhouttes 97560Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: emerge, keep, changing, industry, acting
  2. Random: half an hour
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Migration

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Poetry Writing Exercises 575: Monday 30th March

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.

575 drag car 53533Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: rather, significant, atmosphere, fantastic, close
  2. Random: a doctor’s difficult task
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – someone is about to cry

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Poetry Writing Exercises 574: Friday 27th March

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.

574 road 936478Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: destiny, come, going, earth, came
  2. Random: an unusual-tasting cup of tea
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: capture

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Poetry Writing Exercises 573: Thursday 26th March

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.

573 pumpkins 870086Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: information, composition, help, answer, system
  2. Random: fifty years ahead
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Some Key Questions

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Poetry Writing Exercises 572: Wednesday 25th March

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.

572 cat 906145Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: exciting, ice, theory, series, serious
  2. Random: fifty years in the past
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: In terms of…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 571: Tuesday 24th March

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.

571 veggies 866077Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: resolve, currently, two, theory, result
  2. Random: a matching dress
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Shiny

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Poetry Writing Exercises 570: Monday 23rd March

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.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABelow are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: character, surface, total, dark, region
  2. Random: dialogue-only piece about a new thing
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem – someone saw something unusual

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Poetry Writing Exercises 569: Friday 20th March

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.

569 skateboarder 159760Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: chance, look, way, observe, official
  2. Random: in some detail
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: approach

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Poetry Writing Exercises 568: Thursday 19th March

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.

568 puppy 618644Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: know, much, failed, criteria, orb
  2. Random: sufficient graveness
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Other Smaller Ones

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Poetry Writing Exercises 567: Wednesday 18th March

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.

567 night 910850Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: belt, situated, marks, boundary, rocky
  2. Random: outerwear
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: At this stage…

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