song for a coffin in fugue: elegy for deleuze

Trevor Root is a poet in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His work is published or forthcoming in :lexicon Journal and Eunoia Review.


song for a coffin in fugue: elegy for deleuze

whose body is become an opaque circus or
in the morning the dead thrush’s ribcage is a
barricade lined with miner bugs miniature

laborious tasks like handwriting the handwringing
mother makes the sun out to be a drug
addled monstrous melting down image on
a bacon canvass an empty easel skeletal

my mourning is my most forgotten meal time
my mourning is my most forgotten meal time
my mouth makes monstrous messes of a sentence

the apparition of a pigeon on the platform of the t
either a passenger or practitioner of sacred rights

i am becoming my own mourning party i am
becoming my own mourning party i am become

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