Ascendancy (Tanka)

roots that sip the brine

of the earth’s despairing cries

bent to bitter night

fronds shearing the ragged sky

for you, my love, i hold tight

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Dedicated to all those who are separated by war, loss, illness, and borders. With love, there is no distance.
© M.G. Iannucci 2017

Art: Sweet Dreams Willow by Debra Bucci

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