El Shaddai

diminutive larvae

wriggle toward dark

fearing the spark

that uncovers the lie

where interior spies

lift litter to peer

at the clutter there

.

but without a flinch

in love’s confidence

i press my breast against

the magnanimous

Heart of Existence

.

M.G. Iannucci 2018

Painting: Strong Woman

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