Robin Riebsomer is the composer of "The
Robin Riebsomer's first published work,
The Small Difference, was premiered by The Indianapolis Women's Chorus
in December of 1999. This beautiful composition was arranged by Robin and
Pamela Blevins Hinkle (music director of the IWC), and the piano accompaniment
was written by Holling Smith-Borne, IWC accompanist.
The Small Difference touches on
spiritual themes and contemporary issues relevant to all minority communities.
The Indianapolis Women's Chorus selected
The Small Difference as one of the songs they performed at GALA (Gay and
Lesbian Association of Choruses) International Festival in 2000.
The Small Difference
One small voice singing
peace on earth,
One small hand bringing love to birth,
One small drop
of water on a stone,
One small soul armed with truth alone.
be, we can be the small difference,
that makes all the difference in the
One small home open to an outcast,
One small fire in the
One small kiss upon a leper's face,
One small prayer in
a vast desert waste.
We can be, we can be the small difference
that makes all the difference in the world.
I am a feather riding on
In God alone do I find my rest.
Often in the silence long
do I wait,
Before I know the next step to take.
You will not see me
bowed in despair,
For I know where ever I go, love goes before me
One small man dying on a cross,
A gay man on a fence,
black man on a chain,
One small woman burning on a stake,
Jews, Lord how long will it take?
'Til we see, we must be the small
That makes all the difference in the world.
and keep you in that small difference,
That makes all the difference in the
© 2000 by Robin
Riebsomer, all rights reserved,
lyrics used by permission.
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is more than you or your choral group can afford, please contact the composer
at 317-471-8206 to discuss payment arrangements).
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