Monthly Archives: September 2015

Poetry Writing Exercises 705: Wednesday 30th September

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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.

705 pens-and-pencils 918252Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: treated, donor, dozen, across, together
  2. Random: partners
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: A New Job

Have fun, and if you would like to, do paste your writing in the comment boxes below so we can see how you got on! Remember though that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished material).

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Poetry Writing Exercises 704: Tuesday 29th September

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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.

704 red car 751617Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: foul, charge, missing, record, tie
  2. Random: a smoking gun
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Figured Out

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Poetry Writing Exercises 703: Monday 28th September

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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.

703 number 2 909883Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: away, getting, profit, find, sign
  2. Random: strange footprints
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: first-person poem about a feather

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Poetry Writing Exercises 702: Friday 25th September

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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.

702 radio 4621Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: relax, feet, chair, garden, my
  2. Random: a chase
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: box

Have fun, and if you would like to, do paste your writing in the comment boxes below so we can see how you got on! Remember though that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished material).

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Poetry Writing Exercises 701: Thursday 24th September

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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.

701 question 873584Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: two, available, all, winning, over
  2. Random: doesn’t normally smile
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Admiring the Ambition

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Poetry Writing Exercises 700: Wednesday 23rd September

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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.

700 push 848441Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: level, normal, helping, Spain, taste
  2. Random: time well spent
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Their future will…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 699: Tuesday 22nd September

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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.

699 puppy chews stick 953958Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: chair, sponsor, life, choose, plus
  2. Random: stepping away from a window
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Under the Bridge

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Poetry Writing Exercises 698: Monday 21st September

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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.

698 pov second you 867608Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: model, showing, beep, chase, automatic
  2. Random: opening a door
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: first-person poem about arriving on time

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Poetry Writing Exercises 697: Friday 18th September

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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.

698 pov three_meerkats 893390Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: looked, also, seeing, eighth, produce
  2. Random: six months ago
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: shrewd

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Poetry Writing Exercises 696: Thursday 17th September

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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.

696 pov blue eye 46282Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: stare, shadow, person, common, motive
  2. Random: inclined to agree
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Thank You

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