Demilitarized Zones

shapeshifting winds sculpt skin pressing fingerlings of mist to my curved canyons ~ ebony birds sing sketching with wings the worth of me shimmering rivulets of being a mirage unsabotaged by a pearlized sky ~ for I grow young and wise a fruit that ripens out of sight if you wish to know my direction […]

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Lost in Translation

my heart bleeds burgundy transcribed filigree etched in the lining as i read an earthy calligraphy the sweet comet’s tale of blue and you a finger traced at the rim of destiny’s cuffed hem desire is Love’s expression never born of deprivation and i understand in the palm of the Host’s hand the turning of […]

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Incubation

i soak you in pore-bearing and sessile drawn and thirsty dessicated from a dry season ~ you soak my skin in word and verse i am the chalice incurved in your warm hand , The love that surrounds you is the overflow of what is inside you. © M.G. Iannucci 2018 Painting: “Love Yourself” by […]

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Kelp Bed

a regal nobility birthed from honesty this spectral knight from a foreign sea who kneels fingertip painting the hollow beneath my driftwood cheek he softens the breach turbid waters recede and he fills the hollow in my bed of reeds ~ © M.G. Iannucci 2018 Painting: “Metamorphosis” by Mia Tavoratti Floods in Southern California

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Watermarks

sincere tears soften scars ~ watermark my heart ~ © M.G. Iannucci 2018 Art:“Twixt Wind and Water II” by Jenny Armitage Floods in South Wales Forced Marriage

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Eidetic Etchings

you are the doppelganger of my desire a shimmering epiphany from the quantum sea ~ we are the yield of destiny’s necessity a turned reality where we receive to bestow freely ~ the shared truth of living fully ~ © M.G. Iannucci 2018 Painting: “Moon River Tree Owls” by Blenda Studio

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Verve

Passion is the expression of life force renewed, held gently in the gaze of gratitude. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Passion is not about sex. It is about a deep appreciation for the life we are living and for the ability to recreate it with the energy of love in each moment. Find yours… ◇ © M.G. Iannucci 2018

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Star Anise

cradle me within your spoon warm me until i bloom ☆ Spice makes life sumptuous. 😉 © M.G. Iannucci 2018 Art by Mahnoor Shah

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Armillary

stir my waters with pinpoint sparks that peer from your letters as nonchalant as sapphires on velvet in the simmering dark and whisper a promise that bends my heart ☆ © M.G. Iannucci 2018 Painting: Holynight by Fran Rodriguez

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Declination

this selkie’s skin slips from the lines i cannot be quoined within your rhymes . © M.G. Iannucci 2018 Note to Self: How do you measure success, gaining money or maintaining integrity? You can have both. One feeds the body, the other the Soul. The real work that you do will never be recognized in […]

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