About the poet: Flavia Cosma was born and raised in Romania. She took her Master’s in electrical engineering at the Polytechnical Institute of Bucharest, and then studied drama. After working in Romania as a radio and television sound director, she emigrated to Canada in 1976. She continues to work in this field and is also an independent producer/director/writer for TV documentaries. Her work has appeared in magazines, and she has several previous books, including The Fire that Burns Us, 47 Poems, Fairy Tales by Flavia Cosma, and Wormwood Wine.