Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Whirligig 260

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 "Meeting the Light Completely" by Jane Hirshfield: strange, field, table, surprises, chipped, yellow, roses, fools, cup, flooding, clothesline, time

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Whirligig 259

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 "Proximity" by Karen Head: possum, window, outside, foraging, almonds, watch, nibble, inclined, share, change, opening, world

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Whirligig 258

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 "Johnsburg" by Scott Wiggerman: top, below, hill, church, station, bike, store, smoke-drenched, polished, worn, bars, stand

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Whirligig 257

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 "Rising" by Lee Robinson: important, chardonnay, ate, safe, drink, faraway, candlelight, sleep, water, fine, rescue, someone

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Whirligig 256

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 "What Made Diane Rise and Leave the Room" by Marjorie Saiser: intimate, keep, snarling, scruffy, line, wake, hold, talk, moment, yesterday, window, anything

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Whirligig 255

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 "This is a Photo of My House" by Tusiata Avia: swallow, carpet, trapdoor, dangerous, hurts, piano, wardrobe, watches, line, cold, lounge, forgets

Words will be posted here each Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Whirligig 254

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 "The Week" by Charles Simic: tattoo, blind, morgue, mirror, show, sipping, head, hanging, walking, happy, bathroom, sideways

Words will be posted here each Wednesday.