Red sky session 3

title: “Relay Poem Exercise”

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date: 29-07-2022

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tags: [WritingExercise]

last_modified_at: 2023-12-08 12:09

to a Timer timer]] of 5 minutes. Write a short poem, maybe from Prompts. Then take a word or image from that. Write another poem in 5 minutes. Then repeat again, with a word or image from the second poem.

In this way you build up a linked sequence of poems very quickly, Writing From the Subconscious.

I stole this exercise from Inua Ellam’s sublime book The Actual, where each poem is linked to the previous one.

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