Double Agents

sing to me a blue-eyed dream skies that rise and clouds of cream the stormy mood of a wistful sea eases the promise of clarity i skim the pines and dust your mouth celestial kiss that sweeps the south love that blooms the desert rose promises kept in poem and prose that live beyond the […]

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Fathoms

convection moraine the ethereal domain as your easing breath marks the passing stratus refrain digit stirred icing you roll me on this ephemeral sea wrapped in cotton batting marching toward the sun one on one a sublimating sum ~ © M.G. Iannucci 2019 Photo: (Mine) Clouds over Chicago. Traveling to Tucson with my students on […]

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Slip Knots

I thought I might outrun light as dawn chased my heels across these blue skies, the hue an illusion that blocked my eyes from the arrow of deeper time. The digital clicked off pixels from eastern to central but the explosive bang of non-reversal had since etched a track in the black of the star […]

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Déshabillé

for my beloved and timeless one the gentle mirror for whom i come undone the heated fervor and desired perch where my fingers cling to celestial words as they take wing in your fiery lines in the configuration of soulful rhyme a graven image marked in skin where a whisper ends and we begin our […]

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The Ways We Love

tilt your morrow to mine fill me with the marrow of the sublime as i pitch and pine for the pungent line in the bluegray ridges of your eyes ~ white oak smoked and soaked with your hunger for my burgundy brine fermented in the artifact of gravitational rhyme ~ for life is not a […]

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Nuclear Proliferation

the release of neutral buoyancy untangled from rubble awake amidst sleep traveling within the meniscus of being invisible to the unseeing kelp fronds streaming a swallow not a gull the role of my life’s destiny and i know after i picking the lock of an inner mystery i embrace a human consistency the creativity that gathers […]

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IUPAC Naming

typeset currency watermarked against deception the reception of truth that twists and glides as i swan dive from the last rhyme tethering this mind to the thin line of generative thought the steady ways between our gaze where shadows drop their glare evidently aware that I know we are of the one soul and i […]

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Letters for a Lover

the punctuality of dreaming streaming versatility of being and we cease at the level of release as choice twirls the stem of longing on the arrow of its tongue ~ the stays of bindings canvas wrapped disguising the chest where persona is left dangling  for the weaver’s play ~ and i say our names and watch them […]

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Chelation

expended breath a moment suggests this garnet heart not depart the truss of trust a muse of skin fused the syllable that wraps the furthest moon a yearning in transit ~ and i visit the moan that threatens release the seal and crease of longing for the guise of light within speculum night jettisons fission […]

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