in the conservatory
with a candlestick
One of the things I love most about Phipps is the architecture. There are so many different shapes and styles to see, from the ogee arch at the pinnacle of Phipps Palm Court, (google it), to this simple brick and wood arch. I must have walked through it a hundred times and never noticed it.
I love the lines and reflections in the glass windows, and the ferns peeping through on the bottom left. The photo has an art deco feel.
Or perhaps a scene from a film noir, starring Fred MacMurray and Barbara Stanwyck, The lady wore orchid...
Just a few months from now, I will be releasing my first in a series of Haiku Storybooks!
Mr. Phipps And His Amazing Glass House, will make his appearance in the fall of 2019.
The story is written, the poems are composed, and the illustrations are being illustrated!
It's just a matter of time!
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Susan Beth Furst is a Touchstone Award-nominated poet and author. She writes Japanese short-form poetry and especially enjoys writing haibun. Susan has published two haiku collections; souvenir shop: memories of the highland park zoo, buddha baby press, 2018, and road to utopia, Yavanika Press, 2019. Her haibun, 57, appears in Old Song: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku, 2017. In the secret garden, was nominated for the Dwarf Stars Award and appears in, The 2019 Dwarf Stars Anthology. You can find her on Instagram @sueshaikus, @susanbethfurst, and www.beautifuldefect.com. Susan lives in Woodbridge, Virginia, with her husband, Herb.
Susan Beth Furst is a poet, author, painter, and photographer. She loves to write haiku and she Loves to tell people about Jesus.