Month: April 2017

The Bigmama Rose: An Easter Story

The rose is scraggly. Its head droops. The petals cannot hold their shape. It’s damn lucky to be here. One Mother’s Day, a long time ago, my dad gave my grandmother a rosebush. The bush was planted beside the lattice gate. ┬áThe two-story, white-columned house has a grand front door, but everyone comes and goes through the back gate....

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