Read-a-thon Mini-Challenge, Hour 13

Your task: Find a poem and post it. The length of the poem does not matter.

Your prize: Dirt Music by Tim Winton and 3 fridge magnets and dishcloths.
This challenge is open to Readers and Cheerleaders and will last until 11pm Pacific time. Remember to leave a comment below with the link to the specific post, after you’ve completed this challenge.

Hummingbird
Suppose I say summer,
write the word “hummingbird,”
put it in an envelope,
take it down the hill
to the box. When you open
my letter you will recall
those days and how much,
just how much, I love you.

Raymond Carver

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26 Responses to Read-a-thon Mini-Challenge, Hour 13

  1. Dewey says:

    Thank you so much for hosting two mini-challenges! And both times so organized and punctual and fun!đŸ™‚

  2. Pam says:

    That’s a really beautiful poem. My favorite is here.

  3. N.Vasillis says:

    Dewey: No problem. This challenge has been so much fun. Thank you for hosting it.

  4. Icedream says:

    I love the poem you listed. I decided to go with a little fun on mine (because I am feeling loopy right now) so the link is here.

  5. debnance says:

    I could spend all evening looking at other people’s blog postings with poems.

    http://readerbuzz.blogspot.com/2008/06/read-thon-mini-challenge-hour-13.html

  6. Eva says:

    Beautiful poem! I picked a cummings one.

  7. Sean says:

    Here is my link, with my all-time favorite poem. Enjoy!
    http://falstaff.blogspot.com/2008/06/hour-13-mini-challenge-poetry.html

  8. Lizzie says:

    Oooh, good challenge!

    My post

  9. jessi says:

    Mine is here. Great idea for a mini-challenge!đŸ™‚

  10. bethany says:

    done it!! THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR ALL YOUR HARD WORK!!!
    http://exlibrisbb.blogspot.com/2008/06/hours-1213-and-two-mini-challenges.html

  11. 'r Cymraeg Ddewines says:

    Poems. I wish I had thought of that. Note to self: Add poetry to next years read-a-thon TBR list.

    Here’s my poem:
    http://web.mac.com/cymraeg_ddewines/Welsh_Witch/Scriptorium/Entries/2008/6/29_Read-A-Thon%3A_Mini_Challenge_Hour_13.html

  12. 'r Cymraeg Ddewines says:

    Poems. I wish I had thought of that. Note to self: Add poetry to next years read-a-thon TBR list.

    Here’s my poem:
    http://web.mac.com/cymraeg_ddewines/Welsh_Witch/Scriptorium/Entries/2008/6/29_Read-A-Thon%3A_Mini_Challenge_Hour_13.html

  13. N.Vasillis says:

    Thank you, Bethany!

  14. gautami tripathy says:

    I posted mine:

    here!

  15. Wendy says:

    I hope I’m not too late. Here’s my poem.

  16. Nymeth says:

    I wasn’t familiar with that poem, but I love it. So simple and yet so powerful. You have such great ideas for mini-challenges!

  17. N.Vasillis says:

    Thanks, Nymeth.I can’t wait to next year.

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