Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Whirligig 354

Welcome to The Whirligig, a place for you and your muse to find inspiration. Each Wednesday I will post 12 words with which you may create a poem, a short story, or some other piece of writing. Use the words in any form, as many (or as few) of them as you wish.

You will be able to link your writing to this site anytime, for the link never expires.

If you'd like to contribute 12 words, please e-mail them to me: magicalmysticalteacher@gmail.com


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Lavender" by Joanna Fuhrman: cool, purple, drown, think, disheveled, sulk, straw, world, mouth, funk, rattle, lilacs

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Whirligig 353

Welcome to The Whirligig, a place for you and your muse to find inspiration. Each Wednesday I will post 12 words with which you may create a poem, a short story, or some other piece of writing. Use the words in any form, as many (or as few) of them as you wish.

You will be able to link your writing to this site anytime, for the link never expires.

If you'd like to contribute 12 words, please e-mail them to me: magicalmysticalteacher@gmail.com


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "An Old Story" by Tracy K. Smith: wind, made, swollen, broken, passed, singing, weather, animals, trees, stock, wept, color

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Whirligig 352

Welcome to The Whirligig, a place for you and your muse to find inspiration. Each Wednesday I will post 12 words with which you may create a poem, a short story, or some other piece of writing. Use the words in any form, as many (or as few) of them as you wish.

You will be able to link your writing to this site anytime, for the link never expires.

If you'd like to contribute 12 words, please e-mail them to me: magicalmysticalteacher@gmail.com


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Marrying the Wind" by Brett Elizabeth Jenkins: wind, extreme, together, feathers, dust, voice, seasons, carry, smoke, wood, scream, back

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Whirligig 351: Happy New Year, Everyone!

Welcome to The Whirligig, a place for you and your muse to find inspiration. Each Wednesday I will post 12 words with which you may create a poem, a short story, or some other piece of writing. Use the words in any form, as many (or as few) of them as you wish.

You will be able to link your writing to this site anytime, for the link never expires.

If you'd like to contribute 12 words, please e-mail them to me: magicalmysticalteacher@gmail.com


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "For the New Year" by W.S. Merwin: valley, dove, appear, leaves, hush, sound, hears, hopes, invisible, possible, tips, calls

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Whirligig 350: Merry Christmas, Everyone!

Welcome to The Whirligig, a place for you and your muse to find inspiration. Each Wednesday I will post 12 words with which you may create a poem, a short story, or some other piece of writing. Use the words in any form, as many (or as few) of them as you wish.

You will be able to link your writing to this site anytime, for the link never expires.

If you'd like to contribute 12 words, please e-mail them to me: magicalmysticalteacher@gmail.com


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Nativity" by John Donne: weak, world, inn, room, stall, prevent, fills, holds, lie, need, kiss, mother

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Whirligig 349

Welcome to The Whirligig, a place for you and your muse to find inspiration. Each Wednesday I will post 12 words with which you may create a poem, a short story, or some other piece of writing. Use the words in any form, as many (or as few) of them as you wish.

You will be able to link your writing to this site anytime, for the link never expires.

If you'd like to contribute 12 words, please e-mail them to me: magicalmysticalteacher@gmail.com


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "We Are All God's Poems" by Philip Metres: frozen, bowl, host, breath, scribbled, page, gaze, mouth, what, bear, taut, sings

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Whirligig 348

Welcome to The Whirligig, a place for you and your muse to find inspiration. Each Wednesday I will post 12 words with which you may create a poem, a short story, or some other piece of writing. Use the words in any form, as many (or as few) of them as you wish.

You will be able to link your writing to this site anytime, for the link never expires.

If you'd like to contribute 12 words, please e-mail them to me: magicalmysticalteacher@gmail.com


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Big Clock" by Li-Young Lee: clock, face, key, saw, borders, safe, gain, forgetting, smiling, spilled, goes, calendar