My hard, formal dreams will know
just how to ride you,
My destiny in a gold chariot will be your handsome driver,
Who will take for reins, drawn in tight frenzy,
My verses, paragons of all poetry.
sounds like a statement on the art and craft of poetry ...
the main page
depicted hores is Pegasus, the Poet's Horse:
The myth of this horse, its rider: Bellerophon, and the link
with the Muses were still quite common
pictorial themes in Apollinaire's days, e.g. the symbolist
etcher/painter Odilon Redon. Just two examples: