This experience allows you to give a gift with a difference – one that will be treasured forever by its recipient, whatever the occasion. It could be a special birthday, a new baby, Mother’s Day or just because … A bespoke poem can also be written to use as part of a wedding speech or eulogy.
Once you have chosen the occasion or reason for the creation of your 20-24 line poem, you will then be sent a tailored questionnaire by email to complete and return, This ensures that your words, phrases and imagery inform the content of the poem. It will be arranged by a professional published poet, Maria Stephenson, who is based in Otley.
You will be invited to ask questions about your special person/people, experiences, sentiments and anecdotes. You will receive the first draft of your poem within five working days and will have the opportunity to be part of the editing process and make suggestions of minor change.
Your poem will then be edited accordingly before being framed, packaged and posted within a further three working days. If preferred, it can be sent directly to its recipient.
Where is it? All correspondance between the poet and yourself will take place via email. This is an experience with no physical location.
Length of experience You will receive the first draft of your poem within 5 working days from completion of the questionnaire about the poems subject. Your poem will then be edited accordingly before being framed, packaged and posted within a further three working days. If preferred, it can be sent directly to its recipient.
What you need to know Only one round of edits is provided within the price.
How much will it cost? The bespoke framed poem costs £55 including postage and packing.
How to redeeem your voucher Your voucher will have a contact name and information about booking your experience. If you have any questions before booking please get in touch.
The small print The 'experience' being sold is working with a published poet to have a personalised poem written about your chosen subject. You will be sent the framed poem by post.
Voucher Delivery Our eco-friendly voucher boxes are available for £3.50 and will be sent via Royal Mail first class post. Delivery time is approximately 1 or 2 days. PDF e-vouchers are FREE and emailed shortly after ordering.
Your Personalised Poem will be written by professional writer Maria Stephenson. She is a Creative Writing Teacher, Novelist, Poet and mother-of-two, based in the lovely market town of Otley in Yorkshire.
From a young age her dream was been to become a published poet and novelist.