Driving Between Cornfields

I was wandering through the corn rows, watching crows, while my thoughts swam like little corn snakes wriggling between the stalks. . Stumbling out onto a dirt road, i tripped into a ditch, and sat awhile to watch cream puff clouds crawl across the sky sea. . You drove up in a Jeep with the top […]

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Herding Hens

we determine our future with each fleeting thought. though mine tend to scratch and scatter,  digging in the slippery grass. with apron outstretched, i try to ease them back through the gate. but they rise and race randomly, incessantly attempting to flee the coop. . © M.G. Iannucci 2017 Photo: Maremma Guarding Chickens

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Beautiful Blurry Moon

You sent me a picture of the moon over water Or I thought it was over water, but it was just blurry And I wear glasses Or I should wear them, but I don’t Unless I absolutely have to, like when driving Or reading the fine print on medications Both of which can be hazardous […]

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The Stature of Love

I want to be a serious poet But I am short Quite short And I refuse to wear heels But in flats I look cute Adorable even Which makes it worse…   Maybe if I wear black? But that’s not my color Because I am an autumn Or something Orange like a pumpkin? Not happening… […]

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Polished Nails

I only paint my toe nails The color of blushing cheeks. Usually not my fingernails Which everybody sees.   Except I suppose for spies, With their satellites spinning ‘round. I heard they can see the sidewalk curb And each leaf that’s on the ground.   Do you think they would be curious, If I stepped […]

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