Monthly Archives: October 2015

Poetry Writing Exercises 727: Friday 30th October

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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.

727 thank you 909739Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: twenty, either, cologne, commitment, inadequate
  2. Random: what worries me
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: one

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Poetry Writing Exercises 726: Thursday 29th October

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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.

726 tense future robots 645902Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: pump, soon, pressure, 40%, cost
  2. Random: a former minister
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: A Pound of Flesh

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Poetry Writing Exercises 725: Wednesday 28th October

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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.

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

  1. Keywords: world, special, control, services, tight
  2. Random: giving me more time
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: The shortcomings in the…

725 TELEGRAPH POLES 953136Have 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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished material).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 724: Tuesday 27th October

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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.

724 suitcases 851773Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: waiting, basic, through, length, open
  2. Random: an out-of-date machine
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: The List

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Poetry Writing Exercises 723: Monday 26th October

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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.

723 number 4 909883Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: driving, licking, posting, searching, yelling
  2. Random: what’s happening tomorrow?
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: first-person poem about a yellow ball

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Poetry Writing Exercises 722: Friday 23rd October

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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.

722 table 873988Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: relief, restore, natural, powerful, clasp
  2. Random: a lemon
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: yawn

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Poetry Writing Exercises 721: Thursday 22nd October

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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.

721 study 969282Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: change, life, blank, personal, simple
  2. Random: a current account
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Products and Service

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Poetry Writing Exercises 720: Wednesday 21st October

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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.

720 shoes 866699Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: change, laugh, marrow, celebrate, thanks
  2. Random: serious failings
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Five More Minutes

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Poetry Writing Exercises 719: Tuesday 20th October

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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.

719 spy 685423Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: clears, east, easier, chew, foot
  2. Random: putting a smile on his / her face
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: A Little Cooler

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Poetry Writing Exercises 718: Monday 19th October

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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.

718 sofa 943441Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: rests, sunshine, above, Miami, local
  2. Random: Wednesday at 6am
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: first-person poem about seeing a lion

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