ἔρως in amber

 

      empty eros   encased   in.amber.
      caught god   stable.despite.hollowed
      (was once   aphrod.ites favour.ite)
      (son beg.otten   chaos or.mother)
      yet.passive   under soil.is shining
      to be waiting   found.excavated
      (ephemeral   from.man.to.boy.to)
      (wane.and wave   from amber.prison)
      romance   sculptors.wax   politic.
      whence this   .artefact.bankside.is found
      under foolsgold   under fossil   under.side
      (eros.breathe.   no to fly.where.in.here)
      (vomited.from   pitoftartarus.hence.chaos)
      (chimerakin.d   he bleats.roars.moans.)
      and placed   on steel stalks.eros.entire
      next to.the   desiccated.remains.
      of some old   king.of.egypt.pharaoh.
      for   .got.   ten. side.sh   ow. er.os.
      (once pride of litter: once the fav.rit son)
      (once to bring.the sm.ile of man.upon)
      (yet naught.more.than.now.than.now
      side.sh.ow   ros.et.ta.sto)ne. no.
      no rosett.a   st.one.not worth pr.ice
      of adm.iss.ion.er.os.em.pt.y.e.r.o.s.
      e.n.   c .a.s e   d   i.n.   am.ber

 

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