"Hi Topazshell--I'm so happy to hear you are feeling inspired to write poetry again--and thank you about the title and cover! I chose that painting after someone noticed that woman looked like me and introduced me to the artist, Eric…"
"Hi Philippa, Thank you for the kind comments! I loved hearing about the connection between our books and the new (black) Madonna you are writing about. Also, thank you for your eloquent counter to David Hillstrom."