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Poetry Writing Exercises 712: Friday 9th 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.

712 smug cat 648576Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: national, always, trouble, subtle, business
  2. Random: starting tomorrow
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: more

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished material).

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