"It could have ended badly, had they not cared so deeply for
one another. Any such affair must go beyond mere logic, if it is to last - and that,
Mr. Flowers, is why I think that this artwork has merit, for all its lack of symbolism.
Portrayal alone is no virtue; it depends on what is being portrayed, which after all
the onlooker does to some degree determine. Besides, I have seen some
ugly things in the works that you favor."