By April’s Kiss captures the classic poetic hero—the journeyman—as he continually searches for the elusive place we call “home.” David Di Paolo takes the reader along his own path of discovery, leading right up to the edge of darkness and back again. By April’s Kiss draws upon Di Paolo’s experiences of illness and loss with great wisdom and care, examining the essence of life once all the layers of the world are stripped away. With poetry, photography by Di Paolo, and the addition of artwork from Diane Frossard, By April’s Kiss is sure to become a staple in every reader’s library.
About the Author
Author of the Magical Realism novel, The Artemis Connection, David Di Paolo also has written scripts for medical segments airing on the television evening news, contributed fitness articles to the Tyler Morning Telegraph, and authored a wellness blog for BSCENE.com. He is a physician and photographer, providing many of the images for this publication. This is his second book.
A lifetime artist, Diane Ditzler Frossard has a passion for both portrait work and plein-air painting. Her focus is on the effects of light and dynamic design—rather than a specific subject—striving to go beyond documentation, capturing the mood and beauty of a unique moment in time and creating a visual poem. Her daughters Hannah and Kelly served as models for some of the artwork in this book. Diane’s website is http://dianefrossard.com.