Proof by Deborah Hauser



by Deborah Hauser

the early morning lemon light
pale and tart on the kitchen counter

warms and kneads the rough grain
of the oak

as a new day, this daily bread


Deborah Hauser is the author of Ennui: From the Diagnostic and Statistical Field Guide of Feminine Disorders (Finishing Line Press, 2011). She graduated from Stony Brook University with a Masters in English Literature. Her poetry has been published in journals such as The Wallace Stevens Journal, Dogwood, and DASH. She is a contributing editor at The Found Poetry Review. She leads a double life on Long Island where works in the insurance industry when she isn’t writing poetry.