on the edge

Smoke obscures the view,
tears blur the vision once
clearly anunciated,
lost in translation.
There is no safe way
that you can
see for yourself.
Will you wait, then,
to find out who’s left
standing when the smoke clears?

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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