I.A. Cohen

Born in Austria, ousted by Hitler, survivor of the Blitz, grateful to the Canadian Merchant Marine for escaping Nazi U-boats, fiercely exhiliarated New Canadian, widow of one of Canada's finest minds, mother of small, wonderful clan, in Winners' Circle of the 55+ Ottawa City ' 03 writing contest 'nough said. Life is beautiful.

published in September 2003
reprinted in the Bywords Quarterly Journal Volume 1 Number 3 (Fall 2003)