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by Janlori Goldman
My girl and I buy potatoes,
make latkes, light the menorah,
and tell the story of a miracle,
our own miracle of the one who disappeared
from the sonogram. A miscarriage,
said the dr., but I said, no,
my baby will find a way out —
days later he looked again and there
she was, clinging to her sac.
Janlori Goldman is co-editor of The Wide Shore, a new online international journal of women’s poetry.