Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Whirligig 142

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Among the Rocks" by Robert Browning: gigantic, simple, bones, clear, bask, knows, knees, throes, ripple, gain, heap, earth

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

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Whirligig 141

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Final Autumn" by Annie Finch: black, courtyard, cold, crams, past, traces, visit, fingers, block, final, homecoming, rain

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

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Whirligig 140

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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 Chipmunk in My Yard" by Robert Gibb: steps, afternoon, twigs, wild, heart, fires, living, starlight, three, curl, wanting, fastens

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

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Whirligig 139

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "November for Beginners" by Rita Dove: easy, softening, give, ache, smell, gloomy, promise, spring, cargo, already, act, fool

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

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Whirligig 138

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "End of Summer" by Stanley Kunitz: air, light, hinge, worm, song, stubble, silo, over, iron, clangs, blows, order

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

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Whirligig 137

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "The Book of Ash" by Mari L'Esperance: searching, door, story, cake, ebony, waiting, placid, asleep, hoping, palm, beneath, powder

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

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Whirligig 136

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Anne Frank Huis" by Andrew Motion: twice, bookcase, slides, fear, stroke, guarded, whispering, displayed, stoop, enduring, barge, canal

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

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Whirligig 135

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "To Catch a Fish" by Eloise Greenfield: wish, fish, hook, concentrate, appetite, tell, how, spot, works, whole, better, catch

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

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Whirligig 134

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Jaguar" by Francisco X. Alarcón: almost, park, people, smelling, fragrance, rumbling, constellations, fur, wild, untamed, spirit, jungle

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

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Whirligig 133

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Great Horned Owl" by Sallie Wolf: owl, perched, tree, night, birds, sun, rose, crows, caws, caused, found, flee

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

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Whirligig 132

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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 No Case of Petty Right or Wrong" by Edward Thomas: petty, hate, patriot, athwart, cauldrons, clear, yesterday, miss, broods, dust, live, endure

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

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Whirligig 131

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Drum Dream Girl" by Margarita Engle: drum, pounding, sticks, secret, gardens, imaginary, parrot, comforting, carnivals, rattling, silver, allowed

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

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Whirligig 130

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Bleecker Street, Summer" by Derek Walcott: prose, lemons, languor, tangled, salt, sprinklers, streams, smell, mind, aflame, undress, damp

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

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Whirligig 129

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Good Shape" by Esther Cohen: look, writing, tell, enormous, drawing, elsewhere, jackets, long, think, flat, see, you

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

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Whirligig 128

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Sea Fever" by John Masefield: kick, song, shaking, mist, grey, spume, yarn, vagrant, laughing, way, sleep, over

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

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Whirligig 127

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Trying to Pray" by Twyla Hansen: press, palms, bow, songbirds, ravage, butterflies, fox, farmer, tomatoes, dazzled, munching, flows

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

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Whirligig 126

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "'I am the last...'" by Charles Simic: retreating, road, birch, mud, one-eyed, cut, saber, hair, clothes, lined, sell, waving

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

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Whirligig 125

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Carrying Water to the Field" by Joyce Sutphen: afternoons, cultivating, water, wrapped, cut, across, surprise, turning, blade, melted, gulp, accomplished

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

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Whirligig 124

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Brown Penny" by William Butler Yeats: brown, penny, enough, loops, hair, young, crooked, wise, thinking, stars, shadows, begin

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

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Whirligig 123

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Even Though" by Esther Cohen: rejection, different, thought, letters, have, would, harder, envelope, despite, going, pass, satisfying

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

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Whirligig 122

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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


THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Her Sweet Deceit" by James Laughlin: joys, best, surprise, hair, think, someone, sweet, deceit, only, laugh, girls, alike

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

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Whirligig 121

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "The Pleasures of Hating" by Laure-Anne Bosselaar: hate, bliss, rapture, wig, lips, sandals, loathe, dents, draw, relapse, broccoli, delight

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

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Whirligig 120

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Returning Home in Winter" by David Romtvedt: bath, bamboo, hanging, dirty, wife, stirring, paintings, leafless, skin, blackbird, monk, fire

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

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Whirligig 119

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Are Poets the Same as Everyone Else?" by Esther Cohen: festival, together, wore, only, poems, fruit, walked, favorite, wine, listened, before, shades

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


Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Whirligig 118

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Praise Be" by Lowell Jaeger: clerking, willing, smock, walk, hairspray, boxes, hips, wonders, lipsticks, chores, wisp, seldom

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.


Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Whirligig 117

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "When a Friend Dies" by Esther Cohen: lost, middle, upset, nursery, stories, dance, wait, treatment, week, school, older, lunches

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.


Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Whirligig 116

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Tall Girl Running" by Louis Simpson: running, again, knee, father, girl, bends, way, legs, angel, where, smiling, thank

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.


Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Whirligig 115

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Dark and Late" by Catherine Abbey Hodges: scintillating, leap, carries, each, flagrant, nonchalant, end, late, nights, spill, way, dawns

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.


Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Whirligig 114

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "On a Distant Shore" by W.S. Merwin: crammed, rising, bare, humming, window, friend, sailing, light, breast, falling, ancient, small

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.


Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Whirligig 113

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Roadtrip West" by Natalie Safir: picture, huffing, pursuing, find, traces, full, innocence, confining, marriage, edge, capable, maze

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.


Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Whirligig 112

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "People Like Us" by Robert Bly: confused, insomniac, wrong, dial, remember, lonely, soul, college, cleanses, thief, defender, hear

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.


Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Whirligig 111

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Clothespins on the Line" by Sawnie Morris: scrawny, after, finches, brittle, balanced, hopeful, paintings, daubs, cold, picnic, nails, ancestors

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.


Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Whirligig 110

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Old Roses" by Donald Hall: tiny, old, flare, gaze, month, clover, thick, milkweed, drifts, melt, parch, perishes

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.


Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Whirligig 109

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Some nights you're blessed" by Rosie King: mingle, woven, rope, daughter, splash, burning, daffodils, calendar, jays, branch, yours, first

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.


Thursday, April 20, 2017

Whirligig 108

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Apology for Apostasy?" by Etheridge Knight: soft, blind, peacetime, moons, candy, bastards, lilting, maidens, rots, buggers, seldom, midnight

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.


Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Whirligig 107

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Poem" by Muriel Rukeyser: insane, products, setting, try, devices, similar, considering, mad, nameless, make, waking, call

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.


Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Whirligig 106

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "At the Bomb Testing Site" by William E. Stafford: noon, stone, scene, waited, desert, flute, farther, hard, panting, without, elbows, could

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.


Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Whirligig 105

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "A Song for Soweto" by June Jordan: throat, claw, shred, tongue, sing, cry, crawling, homeland, swallow, spirit, erase, stay

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.


Thursday, March 23, 2017

Whirligig 104

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Sea Grapes" by Derek Walcott: shore, classics, blind, outcry, surf, console, boulder, flame, sandals, beating, name, exhausted

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.


Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Whirligig 103

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Dear Gaybashers" by Jill McDonough: point, pitied, pack, sex, shop, sang, dildos, dog, drives, hot, hit, hundred

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.


Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Whirligig 102

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "London" by William Blake: wander, weakness, woe, cry, curse, chimney, hear, hapless, harlots, blasts, blights, blood

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.


Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Whirligig 101

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Making Peace" by Denise Levertov: forming, feeling, making, balance, ahead, crystal, profit, power, poem, grammar, metaphors, syntax

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.


Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Whirligig 100

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Mind Core" by Juan Felipe Herrera: ambled, alabaster, noon, bathed, bloated, bellies, moon, poems, lockets, leaned, kicked, stuffed

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.


Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Whirligig 99

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Logic" by Alice Notely: cords, could corridor, anymore, are, anarchy, tie, twisted, there, experiences, explanations, else

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.


Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Whirligig 98

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "They Feed They Lion" by Philip Levine: burlap, butter, bread, gutted, gray, grained, feed, ferocity, forgiven, holiness, home, hidden

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.


Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Whirligig 97

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Ways of Rebelling" by Nathalie Handal: poking, pain, proper, hummingbirds, heavy, heard, country, compare, can, survive, sky, storm

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.


Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Whirligig 96

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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 Consideration of Poets" by Haki Madhubuti: resistance, defiance, unafraid, demands, doubt, promises, academic, clown, talk, lies, void, suspicion

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.


Friday, January 20, 2017

Whirligig 95

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "Boy Breaking Glass" by Gwendolyn Brooks: broken, create, pepper, plank, revenge, music, longer, mistake, cliff, loneliness, everything, snare

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Whirligig 94

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 may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "The Well of Grief" by David Whyte: slip, well, grief, turning, place, breathe, source, glimmering, coins, thrown, something, still

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Whirligig 93

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 of them as you wish.

You may link your writing to this site beginning at midnight (Pacific Time) each Sunday. Use the linking button, which will "magically" appear at midnight (Pacific Time) Sunday. The Inlinkz button will remain operable for one week. Enjoy!

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

THIS WEEK'S WORDS come from "The Necessity" by Alice B. Fogel: siblings, meek, prowls, spring, inhale, fear, pressed, remind, sleep, hungry, lamb, wolves

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

Twelve words too many? Then visit Sunday Scribblings 2, where you will find one word to kick-start your writing.