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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Quickening Sands

on the skin of the pudding, spread your weight, focus breath, you will not  sink. – you do not need to be perfect,  to love. – © M.G. Iannucci 2017 . Photo: Quicksand

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Hermetic

lunar, lingering in solitude as the storm  gathers her skirts. . knowing, the origin of each drop, as the barometer  quivers. . i seek shelter in your love, my nocturnal eyes callow in the effulgence. . courage  has an irresistible  appeal. . © M.G. Iannucci 2017 . Photo: Lone Tree By Morgan Parrotta

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Baile

Sand spills through the funnel of the hour glass, the figure of curves that sway  as boulders plummet before the ferocity  of the pyroclastic flow. . embers spark the sky, crimson sequins stitched below   cirrus clouds that splay like plumes  of scarlet chiffon. . dark tendrils cascade  through the deep valley. barefoot and brazen […]

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