Copyright 2006. Robert D. Shepherd. All rights reserved.
This illustration appeared with Walcott’s poem in a book on African-American literature, music, and art for which I served as editor-in-chief. The book, Grace Abounding, can be found here: https://www.amazon.com/Abounding-Knowledge-Anthology-African-American-Literature/dp/1933486023
For other artwork by Bob Shepherd (and essays about the nonliterary arts, go here: https://bobshepherdonline.wordpress.com/category/art/