POETRY GONG / “New to you” Day 6

October 18, 2010

You’re almost done! You have written six poems. Celebrate this one with your fellow poets. It’s a big one: The Next To The Last one. The You Rock one. The You Are Going To Make It one. Pat yourself on the back and post your link or poem in the comments here.

What is this all about?

Some of us under the Big Tent are writing a poem-a-day for seven days on the theme “new to you” (click here to see what this is all about). If this challenge isn’t something that interests you and you’d just like to stick to the weekly prompts, that’s perfectly OK. We are hosting our weekly prompts alongside these gongs, so feel free to ignore this madness, and please hold your weekly prompt responses for our Friday gatherings.


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22 Responses to “ POETRY GONG / “New to you” Day 6 ”

  1. tamra at laughing dove on October 18, 2010 at 1:30 am

    The Past

  2. vivienne blake on October 18, 2010 at 5:19 am

    Here’s mine: http://vivinfrance.wordpress.com/2010/10/18/the-day-grows/

  3. barbara on October 18, 2010 at 5:25 am

    still clicking along
    My New-to-Me #6 is called Owls

    You know, don’t you, that November is only a few days away. Poetic Asides is running its PAD Chapbook challenge, and a whole lot of madwriters are doing NaNoWriMo, which only asks for 50,000 words in the form of a novel. just sayin’

    • carolee on October 18, 2010 at 8:14 pm

      i love both of those challenges. i do the 30 days in april and i did 30 days in october once with jill. i tried nanowrimo three times and only succeeded once. :)

      not sure what i’m up for this november. i am toying with napping. but if i don’t nap, the PAD challenge is on my list. :)

  4. The Day Grows, « Vivinfrance's Blog on October 18, 2010 at 5:29 am
  5. irene on October 18, 2010 at 5:34 am

    Day six.

    when I came round

  6. Mourning | Amputated Moon on October 18, 2010 at 7:15 am

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  7. Pam on October 18, 2010 at 7:17 am

    Here is Day 6 – are we almost done?


    • Carolee on October 18, 2010 at 8:23 pm

      we are almost done! tomorrow’s the last one! for now …

  8. Joseph Harker on October 18, 2010 at 7:51 am

    So close to completion!
    Second Draft

    • Carolee on October 18, 2010 at 8:26 pm

      so close!

  9. vivienne blake on October 18, 2010 at 9:01 am

    I tried unsuccessfully to find your poem – could you post a direct link?

    • Carolee on October 18, 2010 at 8:44 pm

      hi, viv! the link that showed up was from spam. sorry about that! not sure how it got through. :( there’s no poet. there’s no poem. so i deleted it. bad bad spammers.

  10. Rachel on October 18, 2010 at 10:59 am

    Just trucking along at this point :).

    The Young Men

  11. Walt56 on October 18, 2010 at 11:24 am

    What Joseph said!
    I’ve turned to JRR Tolkien for today’s effort, from “I Sit and Think”.


  12. Julie Jordan Scott on October 18, 2010 at 1:41 pm

    Day 6: Mom and Her Pfaff…


  13. ms pie on October 18, 2010 at 2:14 pm

    the last few days have been hard… not a word not a story, though i’ve read a million poems… today it’s all different day 6 on time will enjoy going back and playing catchup to the past few days posts…

  14. carolee on October 18, 2010 at 7:58 pm

    oh, boy. it feels like a monday. it IS a monday. and i’m slow to get to the writing today, but here it is!


  15. Dante Alighieri | vibrant diary on October 18, 2010 at 8:46 pm

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  16. Jessica on October 18, 2010 at 8:48 pm


    aaaah almost done! though i can’t say i’m not enjoying it ;)

  17. S.E.Ingraham on October 18, 2010 at 11:39 pm

    new-to-you Gong Poem Day 6
    Foundling Beauty

  18. Cara Holman on October 19, 2010 at 12:00 am

    Last call to add to “An Autumn Renga”… :)