Fuzzless through slender crescent leaves
of green or blue or
both, in the Chinese style, the four
pairs’ half-moon leaf-mosaic turns
out to the sun the sprinkled blush
of puce-American-Beauty pink
applied to bees-wax gray by the
of mercantile bookbinding.
It is possible for me to figure out what this might mean, but I don't feel a need to know.