The Sight of Young Trees and Merry Children, On the Way to Cochin, is the Poet’s Aging Mother -Bzziii

The sight of young trees and merry children, on the way to Cochin, is the poet’s aging mother. 

A. like a divine assurance for 
B. in sharp contrast to 
C. a distraction from pain for 
D. the bridge between the poet and

B. in sharp contrast to