How To Bake A Cake

I.
There must be a lack
Of gold Outside. A dull
Heat underneath
The bones. Quickeyed

II.
A fine
Coating of
Dust and silk
Gone to rot
A white
Enamel. A quickening
Of powder

III.
If:
Rise like(rise)almost
In no set
Order. The books stacked
Shelves to
Give the
Hold of Age

IV.
That dull heat quick-fox dog-eyed brown.
Silvered howling of burning, shining
White

V.
Success is measured
In spoonfuls. It is
Comforting that at
Least something
Can
Be

VI.
Days later
It is family music Greek
Swifthurting
Heat