Eyes of Water & Stone chronicles the relationship between two black men, a Cuban and a Californian, across a blockade. How will they navigate the cultural and economic gaps that separate them? Where are the borderlines between desire and sensibility, help and exploration? Eyes of Water & Stone is a compelling read for anyone interested in the ongoing dramatic relationship between the United States and Cuba; it is a draw for readers who believe that love need not be confined by national boundaries. It challenges us to consider how love is expressed and interpreted.