In Country Souvenir by Lisa Noble excerpt from “The Charman Chronicles: The Book of Fire”s

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A little Buddha, pointillist dots of green: Celadon, Jade, forest.

Serene brushstrokes of devotion

Little verdant Buddha shimmers on the altar.

Keeping the faith in shades of green…

Frankie, the main character in the story; begins a correspondence with a ,most unlikely young man. No one’s ever written a poem just for her before… 

Note- my parents met after world war ll via letter exchange as international pen-pals for quite a while. Mom came over from Holland to marry my dad after falling in love with the letters he wrote full of dreams and promise so many years ago. The theme of letter writing is prevalent  throughout my Charman Series.

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About lisasstories2013

Lisa Noble is a published writer and artist. Her stories, poems and art work have appeared in the following: Poet's West Journal, The Sound, Sage Woman, The Beltane Papers, Mixed Metaphors by the Seattle Art Museum, Voices of Choice, 33 Angel Times, Metro's Paint me a Poem: as part of Metro's 1999 Poetry on Buses Lisa's poem: "Low on the North West Food Chain: was featured on several Metro Buses. Since 2006 Lisa has been a regular contributor to We'Moon publications. Lisa is a graduate of the Institute of Children's Literature and is the author of the 3-part Charman Chronicles series. Book one: "The Charman Chronicles: The Book of Fire" Is available on Amazon.com in book and Kindle form. (See Frieda Cramer's book review on the Kindle display!) Lisa's motto is: Support Literacy, Read to a Kid" thus the theme of this blog which will feature her favorite children's stories. Lisa has also self published two chapbooks and is the creator of the "Halfway to Babylon" project slated to come out in 2014. Lisa has shown her art work in group and solo exhibitions. Most recently being a part of the "Artful Henna" exhibition at the Art Not Terminal Gallery curated by Kree Arvanitas and Jeannie Lewis. View Lisa's work on her on-line shop: www.cafepress.com/lisanoble and on this blog.

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