Friday, November 18, 2011

A "Poetree" in Support of Libraries

"Last spring, Julie Johnstone, a librarian at the Scottish Poetry Library in Edinburgh, was wandering through a reading room when she saw, sitting alone on a random table, a little tree. It was made of twisted paper and was mounted on a book..."

Read this incredible story about an artist who gave these beautiful treasures to libraries in "support of libraries, books, words, ideas", and who wished to remain anonymous.

The complete story and more pictures can be found at: http://www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2011/10/28/141795907/who-left-a-tree-then-a-coffin-in-the-library