Fall/Winter 2015-2016



Deborah Hauser

OH, BABY

So over you, over easy, over and under, ovar-ies, my rosary failed, or what,
or else ostensibly used to date ostentatious, orgigami: the art of the fold,
the big O, the little o, the poetic O, zer0, only joking, onions  spilt milk,
own up, animal husbandry is my field of study, zoos and suburbs, in this
showcase: female domesticus, sows no oats, sews sorrow into hand-
embroidered handkerchiefs and other crewl work – kids in school double
oos, snake eyes, what’s a mom to do, but wOw, o say, can you prescribe
mood stabilizers, I see I have an appointment with the vacuum cleaner,

hoover that zygote right out of here.


Deborah Hauser is the author of Ennui: From the Diagnostic and Statistical Field Guide of Feminine Disorders (Finishing Line Press, 2011). She is a contributing editor at The Found Poetry Review. She leads a double life on Long Island where she works in the insurance industry when she isnít writing poetry.

 


 

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