Tura Malli (tanka)

i split the lulled sea sifting possibilities as you come to me shivered and worn from toiling be caressed by peaceful dreams © M.G. Iannucci 2019 Art: Woman on Shell “Tura malli” is the Sri Lankin expression for a stone of many colors. We all emerged from the same sea. There is no reason for […]

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Spindrift (tanka)

dawn softly eases lofting a chiffon cirrus on the blue stratus i find the courage to be seen and free on your love’s sea ~ © M.G. Iannucci 2019 Art: Last Wave by Shin Studio Spindrift comes from the Scottish word spoondrift, which means to run before wind and see. With a strong hand on […]

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A Fairy’s Tale

you say i underestimate my power to captivate while i sway thinking myself a broken reed in the field of stagnant destiny yet your energy stirs my inner seed tenderly curling cotyledons a turnabout this luxuriant rite for you are the knight arrived to banish my self-doubt ~ © M.G. Iannucci 2019 Art by Janice […]

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Epithelial Layers

i tend to an apprehensive string wondering if i should let it be while fingering patience a ring that turns my finger green and you see me from the inside where the verdant digit glides tracing the pattern of infinity somewhere below a pleural sea and the bellows that breathe your name in a refrain […]

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Love

…is the weaver’s thread. ~ © M.G. Iannucci 2019 Photo: Peony from last year’s garden.

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