Sylvia’s Hair

is the Mandelbrot Set soaked in brandy and set afire with a drop of rainwater in a loop of summer grass. Sylvia’s hair is a gold-leaf crossword puzzle in Arabic, is 52,715 palominos on locoweed; a storm of grasshoppers choreographed by Twyla Tharp. Sylvia’s hair is all that remains of a lost empire of sun…