Thank you to everyone who gave me feedback on the cover for the book of poetry I am publishing together with South African poet, Kim Blades.
I have tried to implement the advice you all gave and this is the revised cover:
Here is the thumb nail:
Initially, I liked the new cover and then I thought it was to dark and a bit dull but when I saw it among other books in my ebook library, I knew this cover was much better. It does stand out a lot more.
Thanks for the help everyone.