Collaborators’ Q&A: Poet Suzanne Marie Hopcroft: I think I hoped and felt that an artist would pick up on the sense of movement and energy in the poem—that it would be communicable even in an ostensibly static image—and I was right! Artist Douglas Culhane: … The setting of the poem seems urban, but it is full of details from the natural world. I liked the non-contradictory way these elements meshed.
Poet Suzanne Marie Hopcroft is an MFA candidate in poetry at The University of California, Irvine and has degrees in literature from Columbia University and Yale University. Artist Douglas Culhane works in sculpture and drawing. He has exhibited in New York and New England.