The Parable of the Lost Mother

She sat in a chain restaurant twenty years ago, this time of year, not knowing that she would forget her purse there so close the federal courthouse. Retrieve a purse; retrieve a child. Strange calculus of loss.

The Parable of the lost mother–

Waiting for the baby who does not remember who they once were together

So long ago.

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