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The sequence's metaphors frequently round on poetry or writing generally like this: a poem is itself a scrynne for word-relics, one can "buckram" "stanzas with such long lines," and yes, "deception is part of the game" in the Aristotelian sense of metaphor as misnaming.
Answers to these questions should keep in mind the definition of scrynne - "a medieval marvel coffer" of reliquary – and, generally, the poems in the sequence that explicity address the evolution of usage that lets dead metaphors live as literary meanings die.
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