The ramblings of aspiring author, Madeleine Sara, her dreams to become published and her trials and tribulations along the way. Plus other writerly nuggets of wisdom!
Apologies for my typos, I get very cold hands with Raynauds and sometimes there's a persistent kittie on my lap, nudging my hand as I type.
I've been creative writing all my life, though with various haitus(es) along the way. IFrom 2010 I started this blog and enjoyed sharing writing and other information with everyone. illness and bereavement supplied the more recent hiatus.
The Poetry Society " wanted to celebrate the society’s centenary with a fun, grand-scale project in which many people could participate, that was about ‘poetry’ but also summoned up the idea of ‘society’, to reflect all the thousands of people who’ve kept the Society going since 1909. The time, commitment and creative skills that people have given to this enterprise has been overwhelming."
Here I am with 2 ladies from my knitting group, Sally and Penny. I'm knitting the letter T. I have yet to see the finished knitted poem.
Left to right measurement of finished poem: 13 metres (43 ft) at its widest point Top to bottom measurement: 8.7 metres (28 ft) at its widest point Number of squares: 1200+
The squares were made up as the poem In My Craft or Sullen Art by Dylan Thomas
Pam Ayres wrote an amsuing poem which involved knitting.
'Thoughts of a Late-Night Knitter.Had I felt inspired I would have attempted one myself too.