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Happily married for lots of years to great guy, mother of one wonderful daughter. I have lots of interests and wished I had more time to explore them all.

Monday, January 4, 2010

yarn cakesWanted to share this poem with you all. My SIL wrote this for me some time back and I really like it and thought I'd post so you all could enjoy. It so fits our cause.
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Give me a hook

And as least one skein

Don’t need a book

To begin the chain.

It might start from here

It might start from there

Our yarn makes warmth

With hats to wear.

Our yarn spreads love

To nameless faces

Our yarn is a gift

That goes many place.

We judge no one

By the lives they lead

Our yarn makes us humble

Humble indeed.

Thank you so much Jan for this very meaningful poem

2010
Scarves 10+1=11

2008-2009
Hats 368
Mittens 66
Scarves 147
Socks 79 pair
*counts from day 1, Dec 2 2008

6 comments:

  1. That is a great poem! Your yarn does spread love.

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  2. Thanks for sharing this great poem.

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  3. What a nice poem and so true! Thanks for sharing it.

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  4. Glad you all like the poem, my SIL is very talented and I think the poem says exactly what we're all about with our yarn

    Sandy

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  5. I've never been able to write a poem, so really admire those who can. Nice poem and it seems so very appropriate.

    E

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  6. That stand of yarn has traveled many miles.
    I have seen the hats you make for the homeless
    over here in Oregon.
    Jans poem says it all.,,,,

    It took a lot of yarn,
    it traveled many miles.
    that is a lot of love
    that just keeps on giving.
    And look how many
    faces
    just saying thank you
    xoxo
    tweedles

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