And the acids came and washed him, yea, I was making the little man.
With tweezers and tongs from the lead I burned him,
scoured, boiled, salted, moistened.
Hello in there I said to the Dragon, I made him fume with pins
I fixed him I made him cry in sulphur and copper I was making
the little man—
Golden lion with smoke for wings, melted, powdered, fat and liquid,
I built him up, I washed him down, I brushed himn with bristles
from the back of a mare,
I made him fume, the golden man, his eyes his mouth his golden head,
Hello in there I said to the Dragon, I pinched him close, I pinched his mouth,
I stoppered him up, I shut his smoke.
Look I said pressing my chest to the glass, My heart, my blistered hands.