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 I was neither asleep nor awake but in that limbo where reality dances with our dreams & my heart sings it's own love song count 123 #poetry #WritersPost #micropoetry #poetrycommunity

All the energy inside me screams, "I'm awake!" but my muscles don't move and my voice echoes only in my memories. I watch as my family leave the room one by one, talking about when it might be time to switch off the life support. #vss #ThePush #AStoryADay

I’m awake and I can see your reflection in her mylar blanket; you’re flirting, no matter how gentle, could land you in the emergency room! #ThePush #FP #fridaykiss #lesficfri #transwrite

-You awake? -Mmm‽ -D'you think we should get a #pet? -Have we not already discussed this‽ -A big, cute, fluffy doggy -We live on the 12th floor...w'both work lomg hours -You're all problems. Let's think solutions -The #solution is not having a pet #ThePush #vss365 #ConverStory

Today's #vss theme for #ThePush from me and @goosefat101 is 'awake.' Because he was several hours before I was (and I was getting up early!) #AmWriting #WritingCommunity #Prompts

The spell had broken. They didn't turn into frogs. Well, not totally... they'd have looked human if it wasn't for the frog skin. And the croak. #vss #ThePush #AStoryADay

#ThePush I never realized she had me under her spell not 'till that empty morning when I discovered the curse of alone the empty echo of forever till she came home count 155 #poetry #WritersPost #micropoetry #poetrycommunity

They called it a ‘fainting spell’ but when the paramedics arrived, they found all the members of the lonely-hearts-club band unconscious … #ThePush #ohj

#thepush (spell) I must rest a spell before the first bell begins my day or it'll be hell I'll have to pay

Today's #vss theme for #ThePush from me and @goosefat101 is 'spell.' Because I woke from a dream in which we were just dealing with the fallout from a spell that seemed to make people happy. #AmWriting #WritingCommunity #Prompts