This is the last post inspired by the Scraps book for a while. Lois Ehlert has lots of collections – Mexican tin toys, Inuit ice fishing decoys, tiny dolls from South America. What collections do you have? I have a collection of boxes and one of mechanical toys, a collection of birds, a collection of …. I really need to tidy my house out!
Have a look at your own collections. You are bound to have something, even it is all those sweet papers that you have stuffed in your coat pocket. There might be the start of a story there, or a poem. You could write something very good about how you came to have that collection -including those sweet papers!