Mother’s Day

From the side of the multipurpose
metro parkway trail,
a single angelus transports me:
You sing some nursery nonsense as
we pack away the picnic stuff;
it’s time to go home.
Within the forest’s shade,
there is nothing to be seen but
bluebells, by their thousands,
ringing out the joys of heaven.

About Rosalind C Hughes

Rosalind C Hughes is a priest and author living near the shores of Lake Erie. After growing up in England and Wales, and living briefly in Singapore, she is now settled in Ohio. She serves an Episcopal church just outside Cleveland. Rosalind is the author of A Family Like Mine: Biblical Stories of Love, Loss, and Longing (Upper Room Books, 2020). She loves the lake, misses the ocean, and is finally coming to terms with snow.
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