Monday, February 9, 2015

The Artificial Florist

I just finished reading THE LIFE & POETRY
OF TED KOOSER,by Mary Stillwell. I'm a fan
of Mr. Kooser and enjoyed this description a lot:

"Kooser has filled his studio windows with
artificial flowers salvaged from Lincoln thrift shops.
He has painted door and window casings with a
variety of flowers, hearts, leaves, and vines,
reminiscent of Pennsylvania Dutch designs.
‘When people ask me what I’m doing there,’ he says,
‘I tell them that I am The Artificial Florist.’”

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