Your Younger Self

This week’s exercise in my writing class is to write a letter to your younger self. Someone mentioned that I said very little about music when talking about creativity. Serious omission! I come from a very creative family with plenty of musicians. My father played the violin both classical and trad (fiddle) my mother played piano and always sang in a choir. Two of my three children all adults now are also into music performance. Here’s a song, written and performed by my son Al Doyle that’s relevant to this week’s exercise. It’s called Brother and is written as a mature man to his younger self. The lyrics are both dramatic and metaphorical. Here’s a link:

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