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.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Whirligig 253

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 "All my feelings would have been of common things" by Rachel Bush: feelings, dirt, metal, many, clock, stuck, turned, one, meal, forty, lint, let

Words will be posted here each Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Whirligig 252

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 "Song to Onions" by Roy Blount, Jr.: improve, onion, parts, chewed, peel, three, pungent, eaten, delve, mother, sandwich, peas

Words will be posted here each Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Whirligig 251

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 "Sonnet XLIII" by Edna St. Vincent Millay: come, sang, summer, lovely, birds, vanished, tonight, tap, lads, lips, where, why

Words will be posted here each Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Whirligig 250

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 "Farm Wife" by R.S. Thomas: clean, sweetly, coaxes, island, apron, humble, corners, daring, seas, body, quiet, embroider

Words will be posted here each Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Whirligig 249

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 "While We Were Arguing" by Jane Kenyon: snow, house, moved, splashed, moments, cups, tea, pleasure, dark, down, aloud, harm

Words will be posted here each Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Whirligig 248

Welcome to Sunday's 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 on Saturday night or early Sunday morning.

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


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "To the New Year" by W.S. Merwin: touch, sound, dove, tips, know, hopes, calls, age, hush, hears, stir, possible

Words will be posted here each Wednesday (most of the time).