irina poulet passed away in 2013. irina was a poet, writer, and intellectually supercharged womyn. she struggled for many years with anorexia and myriad emotional challenges. she was an incredible supporter of my work and composed some brilliant poetry in honor of my own. i miss her terribly. special thanks to the tremendously talented Zoey Funnell for bringing my work to life in such an indelibly beautiful way.