This is an illustration for the book 'Wicked' by Grregory Maguire. It is one of my all time fave books and he is one of my fave authors. This book was the basis for 'Wicked', which is one of my fave musicalls and I am obsessed with it! This is an illustration of the love affair between Elphaba (the Wicked Witch of the West - hence the green skin) and Fiyero (an Arjiki prince - hence the blue diamonds) whilst Elphaba is living in the Emerald City. They know that their love affair cannot last as in the musical Fiyero is betrothed to Glinda, and in the book he is married with children. The title is the title of the song in the musical and shows how short a time they have together.