Monthly Archives: December 2015

Poetry Writing Exercises 771: Thursday 31st December

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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.

771 car 821883Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: strum, blow, pick, lads, inch
  2. Random: getting on the stage
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Squashed in the Back

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished material).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 770: Wednesday 30th December

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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.

770 cape may 839607Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: arms, flop, switch, deserve, cosmopolitan
  2. Random: feeling old
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Reluctant to take…

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished material).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 769: Tuesday 29th December

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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.

769 camera 976553Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: jamming, unbelievable, seventy-two, hardest, bounce
  2. Random: spring break
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Not Phased

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Poetry Writing Exercises 768: Monday 28th December

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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.

768 cage 951782Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: pain, house, lose, major, way
  2. Random: not a clue
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: first-person poem about being two hours late

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 767: Friday 25th December

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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.

767 business trip 851771Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: waltz, shot, mixing, care, hurts
  2. Random: bingo wings
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: fox

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 762: Friday 18th December

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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: unlikely, travelling, tiring, bicycle, city
  2. Random: a string vest
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: break

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Poetry Writing Exercises 761: Thursday 17th December

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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.

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  1. Keywords: life-jacket, support, light, way, exit
  2. Random: the last laugh
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Scared of One Thing

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Poetry Writing Exercises 760: Wednesday 16th December

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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.

760 book festival 962488Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: gosh, fantastic, something, conquer, experience
  2. Random: being underground
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Freaking out when…

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 759: Tuesday 15th December

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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.

759 book cover 170912Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: kicking, sleeping, tired, home, pets
  2. Random: hanging on
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Head First

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 758: Monday 14th December

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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: notice, going, seeing, tighter, pension
  2. Random: little legs
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: first-person poem about floating

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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