One day in the prime of his life Alex, a successful architect, becomes obsessed with discovering the color of the wind. He heads out to sea in his yacht alone with special destination in mind. Far from shore in the Atlantic Ocean, he encounters a beautiful, mysterious woman whose sensuous vitality open up a world of sight and sound he hasn't experienced before. She enflames his imagination and fills his sails with renewed dreams. Alex returns to his former life with a greater sense of wisdom and purpose, only to embark on ather search. Told in poetic prose, Alex and the Color of the Wind is a romantic tale of the search for meaning, self-discovery and redemption. This romantic fable for our times affirms the power of the creative spirit in the often prosaic venues of our modern world.
Piero Rivolta has been a poet all his life. While his careers have been many and varied, poetry and imagination have been central to all of his endeavors. He has created luxury Italian sports cars, raised jumping horses, developed real estate properties, built custom-designed yachts, and co-founded an international chamber music festival. His passion for exploring the human spirit continues to inspire his life and writing. He has published four other volumes of poetry and four novels.