Locus

disheveled shelves

collect dust

parts of self

that rust on the cusp

of misplaced trust

~

primer coats with stain

and i fingerpaint

a life on the inside

straining to tie

sea to shoreline

through the strait

of a race-swift tide

~

© M.G. Iannucci 2019

Art: “People” by Iris Scott

Iris paints with her fingers.