This is a special out-of-sequence excerpt w/commentary post, a sample of my new series of excerpts from my novella, The Old American Artist. My previous series didn’t have any direct commentary from me, just the excerpt itself.
So why this special out-of-sequence excerpt?
Because the excerpt describes the moment Arturo first laid eyes on Rosetta.
And 😊 today is the 41st anniversary of the first moment I laid on eyes on my wife Sheila ❤️
And no the excerpt narrative and my memory of the actual moment, in this particular instance within the novella, are about as exact to each other as memory permits ☺️
In the actual new excerpts with commentary series starting soon, I’ll have more to say about my feelings and reflections of that moment – but today, it’s simply —
Happy anniversary of meeting, Sheila! 💕 😊
Reference post/page about my series of excerpts for The Old American Artist 👩🎨
With info on or about :
- Intro to this series
- Tweet itself on Twitter
- The image art for my cover, my painting, San Antonio Riverwalk
- About my art and it’s relationship to this literary fiction work
- The numbering system I’m using in the tweets (and why)
- Hashtag #OldAmericanArtistExcerpts – why I use it in my tweets
…at the far end of the table, across from the side he had chosen to go down, in the next to last chair before the end of the narrowing table, thick hair brushed smoothly back in a perfect Galveston wave, ringlets dropping lightly, placed like living earrings round by her ears, down her neck touching the high lace collar reaching up from her crisp pink shimmered top, sat Rosetta.©Felipe Adan Lerma 2012
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Also please feel free to retweet the tweet above 😊
Thanks so much! ❤️
#OldAmericanArtistExcerpts series link on this site – https://felipeadanlerma.com/tag/oldamericanartistexcerpts/
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