Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Whirligig 206

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 "The Debt" by Paul Laurence Dunbar: debt, pay, day, regret, relief, end, grave, release, clasp, thing, poor, loan

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

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Whirligig 205

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 "Interview" by Dorothy Parker: admire, candle, sanction, complaints, wicked, light, overture, paints, word, erotic, shrink, far

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

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Whirligig 204

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 "Making Arrangements" by David Keplinger: purses, attic, dusty, pass, rosary, shoes, tissues, window, stream, go, bags, say

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

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Whirligig 203

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 "1941" by Ruth Stone: seedy, waitress, traced, smoke, jazz, game, grows, cracked, coffee, bones, darkens, disintegrate

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

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Whirligig 202

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 the last stanza of the book-length poem "The Prodigal" by Derek Walcott: dolphins, wait, embers, wedge, elation, benediction, fury, line, prophecy, soar, certainly, shines

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

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Whirligig 201

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 the first stanza of the book-length poem "The Prodigal" by Derek Walcott: train, move, factories, turning, book, blocks, wild, dusk, sent, framed, blue, brickwork

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

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Whirligig 200

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 "I, Too" by Langston Hughes: sing, laugh, kitchen, darker, well, beautiful, brother, table, how, eat, dare, say

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