I was late to marriage,
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late to motherhood.
When I met Jamie in New York,
something blossomed in me
that had been dormant.
His jazz club became my hangout,
I dressed up every night
with some place to go.
He was the owner, and I was his girl.
My parents were rarely on the same wavelength.
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Most of the time they talked at each other,
not to each other. But here they are,
by a quirk of the Hebrew calendar,
After the war, Poland’s borders shifted west.
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Russia gained; the Germans were kicked out.
The few Jews who returned
were resettled in the west,
away from their homes in the east.