Monthly Archives: January 2016

Poetry Writing Exercises 792: Friday 29th January

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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.

792 dog's life 954089Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: wallet, movie, back, friend, Alexander
  2. Random: a kind offer
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: ticket

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Poetry Writing Exercises 791: Thursday 28th January

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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.

Title: At Risk Car in Parking Lot in Rochester

Title: At Risk Car in Parking Lot in Rochester

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

  1. Keywords: missing, offer, bed, match, thirty
  2. Random: believing in a better future
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Dognapped

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Poetry Writing Exercises 790: Wednesday 27th January

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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: undercover, here, nose, hidden, waiting
  2. Random: a favourite cereal
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Scratching behind…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 789: Tuesday 26th January

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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.

freeimages.co.uk photos of objectsBelow are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: hopeful, result, lean, passing, normal
  2. Random: taking a liberty
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Pulling Up

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Poetry Writing Exercises 788: Monday 25th January

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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: back-up, taken, colleague, detect, quantity
  2. Random: going into business together
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: first-person poem about visiting someone in hospital

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Poetry Writing Exercises 787: Friday 22nd January

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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.

787 crime 926607Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: delivery, control, surveillance, itch, finger
  2. Random: a serious operation
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: movement

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Poetry Writing Exercises 786: Thursday 21st January

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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: border, back, difficult, patrol, experience
  2. Random: another day’s work
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: A Tough Decision

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Poetry Writing Exercises 785: Wednesday 20th January

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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.

785 comic wow 910681Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: welcome, refuse, report, polish, conversation
  2. Random: living in a lovely place
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Taking over from…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 784: Tuesday 19th January

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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: squeeze, cushion, longing, flowers
  2. Random: not speaking good English
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Changing Its Mind

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Poetry Writing Exercises 783: Monday 18th January

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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.

783 conversation 669048Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: quicker, busy, bus, fled, second
  2. Random: a good day’s work
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: first-person poem about catching an evader

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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