Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Knit Yourself a Poem

(Photo by Mr. T in DC

Let's face it, paper and pen or computer and keyboard are not for everyone. Besides, poetry has many colors and textures. The Poetry Society, a British institution since 1909, feels the same way and has concocted a method of knitting poems.

Here's one square of mine:

Feel inspired? Alas, I couldn't find a way to save the finished product, but I could save the separate letters. Hmmm...

Here's my poem, sans knitting:

(photo by Sujit kumar

Spring blows in fits
and starts. Then
We wait for warmth.
We wait for green.
Til then,
robin's reveille gives

Try knitting your own poem here and have fun crafting your poem! Take a look at what else the Poetry Society has to offer while you're there.

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