Monthly Archives: February 2016

Poetry Writing Exercises 813: Monday 29th February

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts, do take a look at my online courses… currently £1 / $1-2 (when using the coupon codes on my main blog’s online courses page).

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: special, birthday, here, ignore, brush
  2. Random: leaping into the future
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: first-person poem about being born on 29th February

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished material).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 812: Friday 26th February

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts, do take a look at my online courses… currently £1 / $1-2 (when using the coupon codes on my main blog’s online courses page).

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.

812 greenwich_tunnel 930497Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: system, shooting, permanent, understandable, street
  2. Random: making the most of space
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: solution

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished material).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 811: Thursday 25th February

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts, do take a look at my online courses… currently £1 / $1-2 (when using the coupon codes on my main blog’s online courses page).

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.

811 girl in coffee shop 55633Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: answer, anyone, focus, problem, individual
  2. Random: a March sale
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Looking for Beautiful

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 810: Wednesday 24th February

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts, do take a look at my online courses… currently £1 / $1-2 (when using the coupon codes on my main blog’s online courses page).

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.

810 star 916023Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: rules, avoid, situation, entitled, privacy
  2. Random: a refreshing outdoor shower
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Catching the…

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 809: Tuesday 23rd February

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts, do take a look at my online courses… currently £1 / $1-2 (when using the coupon codes on my main blog’s online courses page).

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.

809 giraffe 979202Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: problem, certain, never, company, stable
  2. Random: combine today’s prompts
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Five-Star

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Poetry Writing Exercises 808: Monday 22nd February

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts, do take a look at my online courses… currently £1 / $1-2 (when using the coupon codes on my main blog’s online courses page).

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.

808 garden 978002Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: result, transparent, investigate, negotiate, key
  2. Random: enjoying technology
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: first-person poem about moving house

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 807: Friday 19th February

*** If you enjoy these prompts, do take a look at my online courses… currently £1 / $1-2 (when using the coupon codes on my main blog’s online courses page). ***

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.

807 frown 533211Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: Britain, Prague, threaten, judge, settlement
  2. Random: over the mountains
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: fly

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 806: Thursday 18th February

*** If you enjoy these prompts, do take a look at my online courses… currently £1 / $1-2 (when using the coupon codes on my main blog’s online courses page). ***

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.

806 FACES 937248Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: being, live, facts, think, tax
  2. Random: rediscovering jazz
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Play, Run, Laugh

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 805: Wednesday 17th February

*** If you enjoy these prompts, do take a look at my online courses… currently £1 / $1-2 (when using the coupon codes on my main blog’s online courses page). ***

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.

805 free 915012Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: deadly, hum, sing, spy, forecast
  2. Random: 800,000
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Across the…

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 804: Tuesday 16th February

*** If you enjoy these prompts, do take a look at my online courses… currently £1 / $1-2 (when using the coupon codes on my main blog’s online courses page). ***

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.

804 fox 877035Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: hiss, therapeutic, line, row, alive
  2. Random: Isobel is grateful
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Increasing

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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