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)

"I dropped the magic beans at the market," she told him tearfully. "People finding us up here isn't even the worst thing. The really bad news is that without the beans, we have no way to change you back to your normal height: you'll be a giant forever." #vss #ThePush #AStoryADay

Today's #vss theme for #ThePush from me and @goosefat101 is 'bad news'. Because the appointment that inspired yesterday's theme didn't go all that well. #AmWriting #WritingCommunity #Prompts

#ThePush it was only after the check up that my mortality came into view not because of anything the Doctor had said but the weariness I found in his eyes as if he were the final witness of death's loving caress count 202 #poetry #WritersPost #micropoetry #poetrycommunity

I ask our friends. To check in. Check up. Make sure you're ok. After all. Think of those nights, when it was up to me. Up to midnight. Beyond. But it's, not. Not anymore. Not really. Yet, I ask them, remind them. Just to say hello. Every now and then. #ThePush

I'm on a tweeting spree (I think it's the 3-shot espresso speaking). As @lizgiorgi said during an online @techstars event, have a plan for any outcome and just keep pushing. Have been and will continue to. #thepush #femalefounders #beast

The doctor was puzzled, but I didn't think he'd respond well if I told him about the vampire. So I let him finish the check-up, skipping over the heart rate part. While he was busy with his notes, I swiped as many finished blood tests as I could reach. #vss #ThePush #AStoryADay

Today's #vss theme for #ThePush from me and @goosefat101 is 'check up'. Because I have an appointment to see how my arm's healed today. #AmWriting #WritingCommunity #Prompts

HHS Marks Black Maternal Health Week by Announcing Measures To Improve Maternal Health Outcomes! #Progress #MaternalHealth #BMHW21 #ThePush hhs.gov/about/news/202… pic.twitter.com/3fw5o5mR2Q

He'd been cocky all his life, so he knew what people would think, but he couldn't let the tortoise run the race without doing something. The hare pretended to sleep at the last bend, one eye open as his slowest of friends plodded over the line. #vss #ThePush #AStoryADay

Today's #vss theme for #ThePush from me and@goosefat101 is 'slow'. Because I really need to clean my computer up. #AmWriting #WritingCommunity #Prompts

The hairdresser’s popularity began to arouse suspicion of the extraordinary success of the local spa … #ThePush #BraveWrite #MuseMon

typo, forgot to attach pic. Yeah it;s that kinda day #ThePush he was my sister's favorite hairdresser quiet reserved never questioning her taste still that wasn't why she preferred him... pic.twitter.com/GkUu79SGB9

"What are we doing this time, love?" the hairdresser calls up to the window. Rapunzel doesn't need any time to think: "Could you leave the length, and maybe just weave some barbed wire into the ends?" she asks. That should deter the creepy young prince. #vss #ThePush #AStoryADay

Today's #vss theme for #ThePush from me and@goosefat101 is 'hairdresser'. Because I'm very excited to be seeing mine for the first time in nine months today. #AmWriting #WritingCommunity #Prompts

Bucle Infinito con #PlumpDjs #ThePush #Breaks #Breakbeat #NuSkoolBreaks #Bassline #TechBreak #Classic #Retro pic.twitter.com/vYm9VUfUFF

I obtained a copy of #ThePush in January @audrain Happy couple, babies? Wtf....I’m living in a plague. I don’t want happy shit right now. Then.... You did not disappoint. Thank you. pic.twitter.com/5jRdtIScJL