Although we are created in God's image, we sin and fall short.
God knew this would happen.
And he had a plan.
the perfect Son of God,
died on a cross,
to take away our sin.
And when we believe,
He makes us beautiful like Him.
"Behold I make all things new."
Susan Beth Furst is an award-winning Japanese short-form poet and Children's Picture Book author. She's published three haiku collections: Souvenir Shop: Memories of the Highland Park Zoo, Road to Utopia, and Neon Snow. She also writes haibun, and "57" was chosen to appear in Old Song: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku (2017). Susan's books for children include Humpty Dumpty Cracks and All, Electric Pink: A Christmas Haibun, The Amazing Glass House: A Haiku Storybook, and The Hole In My Haiku. You can find Susan at PaperWhistlePress.com and on Instagram @susanbethfurstpoet and @sueshaikus. Susan lives in the lovely Shenandoah Valley with her husband Herb and a canary named Mozart.