Full disclosure: I’m the author, so of course I’m biased! But I want to let readers know why I have special affection for the poems in Secret
Three mischievous monkeys perch on a roof in this large surrealistic scene painted by my mother, Louise Craven Hourrigan. I love imagining their gossipy conversation.
I’ve spent years trying to read the stories behind this scene my mother painted. An older couple sits before a lavish feast. Their posture is
What’s real? What’s deception? What is the sad-eyed woman trying to say? In this playful Renaissance scene, my mother, Louise Craven Hourrigan, toyed with classical
My mother filled this enormous canvas with sins. Even the balloons have naughty details! Her painting inspired a poem that appears in Of Burgers &