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.

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

#ThePush No! No Bruno Mars, Sue sighs, changing stations. "... to Major Tom..." Yes, Bowie. Planet Earth is blue and misery loves company.

Arrogant humans assume that without water & air, nothing can live. But some alien species breathe chocolate. There's life on Mars.#ThePush

Long range scans picked up a face on the surface of Mars. We studied the image until its lips began to move. #ThePush

They buried those pictures. The ones where Curiosity deviated from their programmed route and the tracks spelled out s...o...s... #ThePush

@edbookfest #ThePush #vss #flashfiction I unwrapped the Mars Bar and took a sneaky bite. The conductor smiled and whispered Save some for me later...

Olympus Mons was hard, even with the suit's help. He sat down. And stared, mouth open, at the tiny flower half-hidden in a crevice. #thepush twitter.com/edbookfest/sta…

Today's creative challenge: Write a very short story in just one tweet Theme: mars Do remember to include #ThePush tag #vss #flashfiction

"Do you love me?" "Of course darlin," she said. He phoned for Chinese. She gnawed the spare ribs, jaw aching, her fingers red. #thepush twitter.com/edbookfest/sta…

The trap was set. They surrounded the stage before the curtain call. But the trap door was also set, and she made her escape. #ThePush #vss

#ThePush Every so often, they'd feed him, make him safe, and take him for a drive. They called it a humane trap. He called it a holiday.

Jim became so absorbed by the book he was reading, he was soon trapped inside. His imagination gave him powers beyond his dreams. #ThePush

Look, I'm here! Now look a little down, hey! Scroll down, I'm slipping away! Don't let me go, hit Like! I'm trapped in this tweet! #ThePush

Look, I'm here! Now look a little down, hey! Scroll down, I'm slipping away! Don't let me go, hit Like! I'm trapped in this tweet! #ThePush twitter.com/edbookfest/sta…

Lured by knowledge she meant to stay until the mind-thirst was quenched, but each book heralded another, each fact drew her deeper. #ThePush twitter.com/edbookfest/sta…

#ThePush: she knew that loving him would have been a trap but to run away from him would have meant escape from life itself.