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)

A bird fell out of the sky, and I saw the wire. You can't go back to ignorance after something like that. They're all on wires - and butterflies too. I'm clearly being conned. What I don't know is where I am or how to get back to a world where birds fly. #vss #ThePush #AStoryADay

Today's #vss theme for #ThePush from me and @goosefat101 is 'wire'. Recently, I've been finding there's a lack of interesting explanations. It's often just a thing I've just seen! #AmWriting #WritingCommunity #Prompts

unexpected storm, the pond’s mirror-like stillness riddled in ripples. ~ #haiku #ThePush [riddle] #writingromancelines [ripple]

⁣⁣ Need help with making a clean version of your track? Drop us a DM & we can help. #ThePush

I think his pseudonym is a riddle to be solved. #hangtenstories 1321 #ThePush #microprompt

I couldn’t be more excited about #ThePush. Having an early copy is such a treat. Huge thanks, @PenguinUKBooks. @lcnicol #TheMotherloadBookClub pic.twitter.com/Gm34igPmxD

Totally agree with @cpooleywriter This book is incredible. Abrupt, sharply-written and incredibly, incredibly powerful. Out in Jan 2021. #ThePush twitter.com/cpooleywriter/…

Blimey. #ThePush is a story I couldn’t put down and won’t easily forget. The most thought-provoking exploration of motherhood I’ve come across since We Need to Talk About Kevin. Made me think, gasp, turn the pages and feel like a really, really good mother! Bravo @audrain! 🙌🏻 pic.twitter.com/BA8Aq8pyYJ

The elephant cracked out his best riddles and did a full demonstration for the ringmaster. But the ringmaster was adamant: elephants already have a job: they're elephants. They can't be jesters, no matter how clever or funny they are. #vss #ThePush #AStoryADay

Today's #vss theme for #ThePush from me and @goosefat101 is 'riddle'. Because I spent an unusual amount of time thinking about riddles yesterday! #AmWriting #WritingCommunity #Prompts