Lyrical smiles

Out of parental love, I would tell my only daughter stories, sometimes in verse. They rocked her to sleep. We could feed her anything, as long as it came with a story. I raised her with stories, all the way through high school and college.

Today, after having been awarded a PhD in computer science, she still calls me from a foreign country miles away, and asks me impetuously to recite from Cosbuc, Topаrceanu, Nichita [Stănescu] or Shakespeare.

As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc all over the world, restricting our freedom, thanks to telephone conferences, the stories remain immortal, reminding us to smile. So I want to share these lyrical smiles with you as well.

The first part:

Part two:

Part three:

Part four:

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