I was in the library helping a friend
hang her textile art in Toi Tangata.
On the shelf close by,
I spied a book by Carol Meldrum called
"Knit Yourself A Boyfriend".
I chuckled at the title
and brought it home.
I started thinking about the qualities I would like in a male partner ...
I had wanted to explore doll making with the male form
and designed a pattern which was broader and taller than its female counterpart.
Moby was the first of five.
As he was created from a scrap of donated fabric,
I realised that I appreciate a person comfortable in their own skin,
not pressured into becoming what someone else would like them to be.
ee cummings wrote,
"It takes courage to grow up
and become who you really are."