st patrick’s day
a rebel song that died
with my dad

9 Responses

  1. Lynne Rees Says:

    Love love love this, Roberta. So much story. So much emotion.

  2. Roberta Beary Says:

    thanks so much Lynne…I can hear him still.

  3. Marilyn Hazelton Says:


  4. Roberta Beary Says:

    Many thanks, Marilyn. Nice to see you here!

  5. Roberta Beary Says:

    Thank you tinywords editors; color me thrilled to be here!

  6. Marion Clarke Says:

    Wonderful, Roberta – a haiku with a soundtrack! ?


  7. janewilliams Says:

    The layers and depth of a few tiny words. Beautiful.

  8. jean leblanc Says:

    How beautiful. Thank you.

  9. Alan Summers Says:

    It reminds me that the dad I knew was a kind of rebel, and it was hard to witness him being defeated by a genetic issue despite being super fit otherwise.

    Perhaps many of our parents have held a rebel song, and I hope they are able to keep and carry it for as long as possible.


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