(from Coins from the Coins in Stories)


Pygg


1. into which coins fall like rain matched innumerably to tears

2. words a sort of remembering

3. wares and rudiments

4. flung the self-same whose wet hands work

5. this pygg into feed pots, imperfect

6. muddies a language


             An orange-tinted mud


7. roils with the tingling

             rain clouds, and wet feet


8. press into the spun earth running it


containment (contains all words)


(a shape like contentment)

only there is no keeping


it simple now, keep trying

keep pinching the world


from its dream

to slot the imperfect


apostrophe, Child;

there is no better shape than ready


on its back, on its all-fours

animal now because


soon you will think to name

differently


coins you hear

fall like rain


reverse the ritual

to ping the riches splayed at the break

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