Beloved Canadian Quaker Caroline Balderston Parry passed away on February 11, 2022, after which some of her dear friends assembled and published Turbulent Times posthumously. This book is a labor of love, as was Caroline’s life. Caroline was a poet, celebrator, artist, writer, and educator, and this collection of her poems is generously supported by Ottawa Quakers and blessed by her children Evalyn and Richard.
“Grounded in Quaker sensibility, Caroline Balderston Parry has gifted us with poems full of clarity, whimsy, delight, and joy. At this time of upheaval, we need the calming presence of her words to help restore a sense of inner peace.”
—Valerie Brown, Hope Leans Forward: Braving Your Way Toward Simplicity, Awakening and Peace (Broadleaf Books, 2022)