Mary Ruefle

Wikipedia Poem, No. 437


“We are human beings. Our expressions are always inadequate, often pitiful.” Ruefle

best case
a doctor in exile
for his weird name

notes that his patient notes
particle daughters   (i’m

with flesh the victims
popular 45s
or cheap vector images

pressed in the factories of the sun
mary ruefle’s munificent markers
derive healing clitics

if the litter
loves god
and by coincidence
is intellectually repressed

let her grind
those students
into dog food

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