Polarity (Tanka)

 muted moon rises. the sun places a green kiss  on the skin of sky, celestial mandorla  joins our heart-rhythm as one. . © M.G. Iannucci 2017 Photo: Moonrise by Jakub Sisak

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Paradigm Shift

sand spills from granite foundations, jigsaw tessellations. brick and mortar  bureaucracy that gathers energy into a ray  of bleak determinism. .  i sift the sands through my toes as shock waves massage my soles, and sensations escalate – like a sweet, warm-hand shimmy on a thigh. the rising heat paints a red-shift sunset glint, in my wide-open […]

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Mettle

eelgrass bends  to and fro with the motion of the tide. . i will not be swayed by words  that bolster  or deride. . © M.G. Iannucci 2017 . Photo: Eelgrass Beds by the Max Plank Institute for Marine Microbiology

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Compartmentalized

They forgot to clip my wings. . © M.G. Iannucci 2017 Photo: Fairy in a Jar by Ptolemy S. Photography

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Cartography

i asked to see  through your eyes, faint silver lines  where the heart  had been stretched taunt. . yet i looked away too bruised  to hold the world,  like you hold  the compass that traces the path  of my evolution in love. . and still i chase the very air that fills me. i am […]

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