Category Archives: haiku

Poetry Writing Exercises 086: Monday 6th May

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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  1. Keywords: result, tiger, crisp, same, mound
  2. Random: write a haiku about writing a haiku
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Write a first-person poem about going to a concert

Have fun, and do paste your writing in the comment boxes below so we can see how you got on!

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Poem for Critique 013: haiga – haiku & art combo by Tad Wojnicki

Welcome to Morgen’s Online Poetry Writing Group and the thirteenth poem submitted to this blog for feedback. This piece is a ‘haiga’ (and haiku poem and art combo) by Tad Wojnicki.

Please do comment in the section below telling us what you liked about this poem and, what if anything, the author could do to improve upon it. Thank you – it’s very much appreciated!

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Thank you, Tad.

Tad Wojnicki is a novelist and haiku poet. He is the creator of the Write Like a Lover! workshops: www.write-like-a-lover.com and the editor at the Writers & Lovers Studio www.writers-and-lovers.com. His guest blog “Who Needs a Writing Workshop?” appeared on Morgen’s website recently: http://morgenbailey.wordpress.com/2013/01/17/guest-post-who-needs-a-writing-workshop-by-tad-wojnicki, as did ‘eBook Publisher as a Roadrunner’ http://morgenbailey.wordpress.com/2013/03/07/guest-post-ebook-publisher-as-a-roadrunner-by-tad-wojnicki.

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Poetry Writing Exercises 022: Tuesday 5th February

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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  1. Picture: what does this picture inspire?
  2. Haiku: write a 5/7/5 haiku about something that happened last week
  3. Random: describe an embossed toilet roll in no less than 100 words
  4. Keywords: threw, cut, road, cobbled, candle

Have fun, and do paste your writing in the comment boxes below so we can see how you got on!

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Poetry Writing Exercises 012: Tuesday 22nd January

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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  1. Picture: what does this picture inspire?
  2. Keywords: plot, red, super, path, cottage
  3. Random: you see someone you recognise
  4. Haiku poem: describe the view out of a window

Have fun, and do paste your writing in the comment boxes below so we can see how you got on!

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