Moonscape

you raise your voice though i did no wrong but i will sing the sweeter song tethered to a solitary beam the well of Souls will shelter me . ©M.G. Iannucci 2018 Art: Nightscape

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Goliath

you dared me to see the ugly, and i stood there unwavering. when triggers no longer scare, will i find, you disappear? it was the tiny shrew that became the billion slew. the stone in my hand is the power to command. . ©M.G. Iannucci 2018 It was courage, a strong will, and precision optics […]

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The Union

drag and bump rhythm of suitcase wheels, tires on concrete seams and overpass beams, settling for the night miles that i companioned with the other half of my self. . yet i travel solitary, but in good company as the shuttle driver said to me, “funny how so many of ya fuss about bein’ given […]

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Outsourcing

i venture behind your eyes to find mine in the groaning din and drumming fingers of confusion a stimulating static just below the diaphragm this diffuse particulate atomizer of emotion drawing in the disembodied human . i am the breeze of rolling mist baptizing sun and storm in the midst of blood born of bone […]

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Imprints

she perched on the queen’s berth silver crown and a mirth-grin knowing within that stripped the bark skin off my purple heart decorated with buttons . …butterflies, Marines, Veterans and the one that read… HATRED is easy love takes courage my friend . as she tipped her hand and said, “Oh honey, and it’s only […]

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Saprophyte

those of us with rippled wings born of hesitation to fly the inelegance an anomaly of reticent feathers devoid of sky and yet the desire to transpire tips sun-petals and never dies but lies hidden beneath cryptic energy that turns spurn to fuel within this milieu in cavernous depths were death is bereft of its […]

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Steadfast

the true bloom does not shun the Sun and she turns inside when night arrives . Photo: Water lily from the pond where my son and I go to watch the turtles swim. . ©M.G. Iannucci 2018

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Siren’s Song

sometimes you have to let him go to battle his pride with Calypso . A “spiritual wife” understands that there are energies that lie beneath every story. Her inner man needs the hunt, the conquering, the challenges. Penelope was a hero in her own right. Her work was patience, resilience, and understanding. Let him go. […]

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Heisenberg Uncertainty

i spurn the kick turn refusing to chase the hare a red-shift break and a shove from the rear for the lane is narrow and hat pin straight and perceiving late is a quantum state . since strange is no rarity space-time slides toward singularity and as i navigate the vertigo illusions vanish with the […]

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Call Me Miriam

betwixt the wells of bitter and sweet lies the spice that sets me free . ©M.G. Iannucci 2018 Art: Gratitude by Tamara Phillips

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