spinning top2


shrieks of excitement
birthday wrappers all torn
spinning toys spin — for hours

spinning top2
A boy shrieks in delight as he opens the gifts from his birthday party — two multi-coloured spin toys. His new plastic tops piece together like a maze, and are launched by a plastic strap. They spun for hours.

Written by Melinda J. Irvine

Melinda J. Irvine is a freelance writer, poet, and blogger — writing slick sales copy for clients from all over the world. And blogging poetry. In her spare time, Mel is busy building (and writing) a free online learning centre for the marginalised kids of Estancia, Philippines.


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