Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Whirligig 337

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 "Urn" by Dorianne Laux: earth, frayed, singing, branches, trust, gone, doused, ground, touched, fingertips, seething, afterglow

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Whirligig 336

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]" by Carrie Green: grove, empty, frozen, blossom, sand, wings, works, veiled, recall, taste, pocketknife, steal

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Whirligig 335

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]" by Jehanna Dubrow: wonder, breaks, far, delays, detours, navigate, clear, light, leaking, wreck, art, split

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Whirligig 334

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 "1st Vote" by Kamilah Aisha Moon: choice, bliss, chest, side, hand, lever, matter, wide, final, margin, lone, counted

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Whirligig 333

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 "Reckless Sonnet No. 8" by Kimiko Hahn: cry, whir, wire, strange, sucking, sap, dusk, sand, towel, argued, left, unlike

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Whirligig 332

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 "In the Basement of the Goodwill Store" by Ted Kooser: musty, carpet, rust, glittering, cough, curtain, garbage, hated, found, flash, thin, forever

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Whirligig 331

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 River Village" by Tu Fu: bend, current, simple, nest, enjoy, touch, paper, hammer, needles, medicines, more, humble