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)

Sometimes you have to just treat yourself and I couldn’t resist at that price!! #thepush #books pic.twitter.com/OrFS3PpfGI

@carlyslibrary Excellent! Hope you enjoy #ThePush (although when I say enjoy, maybe that’s not the right word but it’s fabulously written) 💜

#ThePush by ⁦@audrain⁩ arrived in the post this morning in all its sprayed-edge glory and I finished it by lunchtime. It’s compulsive reading! ⁦@MichaelJBooksinstagram.com/p/CJ0297nAKMO/…

Getting ready to read #thepush for the second time. Something I rarely do, but when a story is so chilling, so sharp and so compelling, it’s impossible not to (plus, this Waterstones special edition with fancy purple sprayed edges is TOO beautiful ✨) pic.twitter.com/hDQL9nS2IL

PSA for #ThePush 🚨 if you’ve been thinking about ordering a copy for yourself or a friend (because you WILL need someone to talk to about the book!), it’s currently price dropped! Not sure for how long, so this is a run not walk situation👇🏻 amzn.to/2JXkWss pic.twitter.com/tWyHBAzZn4

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#ThePush we thought we had discovered the Yeti's footprints on the hillside but in truth it was just the trail of little sister wearing father's boots playing a trick on all of us count 171 #poetry #WritersPost #micropoetry #poetrycommunity

Grab a gorgeous exclusive @Waterstones edition of #ThePush before they go! twitter.com/audrain/status…

What a month for books! Thanks @sarramanning for including #ThePush in this excellent list: 'This chilling, compulsive read about mothers and daughters is one of the most eagerly anticipated novels of 2021 – and it more than lives up to the hype' @audrain redonline.co.uk/reviews/book-r…

‘The most tense, thrilling read that will chill and enthral in equal measure’ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ review for @audrain's #ThePush in today's @TheSun books pages! Thank you @natashahwrites 📚 twitter.com/natashahwrites…