In a dramatic desert landscape, navel oranges form a whimsical pyramid on an African birthing stool. This painting by my mother, Louise Craven Hourrigan, loosely inspired one of the poems in my collection, Secret Formulas & Techniques of the Masters. The poem, “Still Life With Oranges,” describes the process of glazing color over color. “Mother said every navel orange has another orange inside…”
The book is now available from Brick Road Poetry Press and other booksellers. Here’s info: Secret Formulas & Techniques of the Masters.
Image @ Louise Craven Hourrigan