To celebrate the publication of issue 43.2 Devour, Room would like to share a poem from one of our issue contributors, Eli Tareq El Bechelany-Lynch. You can read "The Fatigue" in print, as well as two more of Eli's brilliant poems, by ordering the issue online.
Eli Tareq El Bechelany-Lynch is a queer Arab poet living in Tio’tia:ke. Their work has appeared in The Best Canadian Poetry anthology, GUTS, the Shade Journal, The New Quarterly, and elsewhere. You can find their book reviews on instagram @elitareqreads. Their upcoming book, Knot Body, will be published with Metatron Press (2020).