• My First Lie

    My First Lie
    oil on linen
    20 x 53 in.
    panels: 20 x 28 in., 20 x 24 in.
    I remember the first time I lied. I was three years old, alone in my parents' bed on a weekend afternoon. Uncle Joe looked in to announce dinner. I pretended to be asleep. My mother told him: “Let her sleep.” Why did I pretend to sleep? Why do I remember?
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