What is #thepush?

Micropoetry | Haiku | Gogyohka | Tanka | Senryu | Twaiku | 1-6 lines | 3-10 words

On twitter you may find micropoetry & prose tagged with the twitter hashtag #thepush. The ‘thepush’ is a weekly hashtag word game run by Dave Pickering. He posts a daily prompt on his twitter feed @goosefat101, and followers response with a very short story.

Here are the latest ‘thepush’ very short stories live from twitter. Twitter hastag: #thepush (some tweets below may not be poems)

The building dwarfed his tiny form. He trembled as he contemplated the leap. He jumped from the steps into his mother’s arms. #ThePush #vss

@bbsilvermystic Long time I did #ThePush prompt, very good one "etiquette"

"That's high!" he thought as he sprinted towards the red postbox. It was 30 years since he last did his leapfrog party piece. #ThePush #vss

It's too late. He's behind me. I take a deep breath and I don't look down. I befriend the sound of rushing water. I leap. #vss #ThePush

Today's #vss theme for #ThePush from @goosefat101 is 'leap'. Have a lovely weekend, people :-)

So @jadamthwaite (& anyone else into #vss) today's #ThePush story in a tweet theme is: Leap

It was called The Great Forgetting. Each person began the year memories wiped clean, except for George who remembered everything. #thepush

– Forget I said anything. – OK… Do you have a technique for that? – No! What a weird thing to say! – Forget I asked. – Done. #ThePush #vss

Forgetting is contagious now. Not like in the history books. Now we must stay away from the infectious: we must forget them. #vss #ThePush

After a trip to the memory clinic, today's #vss theme for #ThePush from @goosefat101 is 'forgetting' You can read more about his dad here:

While on trial, the accused was offered a choice: Would u rather people remember everything you've done -or to forget u completely? #ThePush

So @jadamthwaite (& anyone else into #vss) today's #ThePush story in a tweet theme is: Forgetting

Her party etiquette was perfection, was her ethics were laggardly. She returned from the party richer by two necklaces and a ring #ThePush

She found the etiquette of feasting difficult. When to stalk. When to charm. When to bite. #thepush #vss

Slowly the pieces shuffled together. It was not the first time they'd shattered. They would rebuild. #thepush #vss

An outbreak of pirates was the last thing they needed. They'd run out of parrots on Tuesday. #thepush #vss

Who knew there`d be so many rules here. He picked up the thick book; read the title. #Etiquette in the Afterlife. #ThePush