Arriving at hint of decadence, the notion is retrospective, restive.
What captured me was the line-end adjective modifying two nouns.
the hour and the civilization late
and so we will smile as if engrossed
the drowsy language between
cortex and the edge of the sea
as if the whole body
was moving up the nape, and secret
from To Every Gaze translated by Jennifer Moxley in Nicole Brossard: Selections
And so for day 2296