overlaid in ivory and gold–
chryse: a wealthy greek courtesan, whose maids bathed her
from clay pots with great sponges and smearings
of honey; who was bangled with gold and who brought, daily
gifts of perfume to the goddess aphrodite.
chrysalis: a thing unformed
chrysolepic: some creature, lets say a dragon, or fish, golden-scaled.
crisis: the turning point in a disease, which indicates
recovery or death.
this sound, “chrys”, repeated often enough, takes us to a shore, i think, and golden-scaled fish
swimming in pearly-blue water. a number of shells and eggs, harboring formless things, which
as winged-bugs or as beautiful
women. a heart-attack
is a crisis of the heart, a death, or a healing in a flash like the cracking
of a mysterious