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#Whistpr prompt of the day

A black grackle facing left against a light yellow and blue background.
Grackle by Paul Crook, Unsplash

Twenty sticks. Leaves from a live oak tree. Yarn bits from an abandoned beanie in a parking lot. One coupon: Buy chips, get soda 50% off at H-E-B. A discarded mask. A grackle begins to build the world again. #Whistpr #WritingPrompt

Whistpr is a daily writing exercise from Helen Whistberry. You can find their work at or on Bluesky via

For great grackle art, follow Carly Weaver Art on Instagram.

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