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Lewis Turco: Dirge in a Minor Key

Willow, willow,
Weep for me
Buried beneath
The blood-root tree,

Socket clogged
By digging root,
Nostril pierced
By seedling shoot,

Rock, miasmas
In my breast —
Willow, will you
Guard my rest?

willow-tree

From The Collected Lyrics of Lewis Turco / Wesli Court published by Star Cloud Press. Reprinted with permission.

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