Whodunnit? Mystery Poetry Prompt


Blustery wind and unrelenting snow. I guess Olde Man Winter is still upon us. Let’s warm ourselves up around a roaring fire of possibilities. Intrigue. Interest.

A mystery abound.

I challenge you to write a poem about some sort of whodunnit. How severe or how mild is entirely up to you, dear poet. Make it interesting. Make us wonder. Keep the cold winter’s doldrums away with a little suspense.

I used a random word generator come up with some terms that are entirely unrelated. Let’s see what you can do with them. Use them all please to craft a poem that will spark the embers of an intrigue.

The Words


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