Striking (Tanka)

flash fierce, jagged, white, heart heat mirrored in the mind. counting the seconds, slow to grasp the pulse. without and within are one. . © M.G. Iannucci 2017 Photo:Chapparal Super Cell

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Postulations

they shackle me  to their ego-expectations, a prison that flows. my fingers flail, in search of the key to fit the lock  to this homemade box, where i hover in anticipation of what lives in the dark, waiting for the air to spark. . upon each exhalation dust billows  through wall cracks. with two hands […]

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Oscillation

                          minute whorls of crystalline gold lifted from infrared sands, are sustained in vortices. . the currents ripple through my heart, fleshy hour glass weaving my moments into a singular existence. . eddies swirl through my vessels, a necessary friction, smoothing walls that swell with monsoon […]

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Conversion

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptive to change.” – Charles Darwin . Photo: Bryophytes, Gymnophyte cones, and Angiophytes in my garden

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A Theory of Chaos

i feel the microburst before the building shakes, the tectonic slip proceeding the tremor, the widening ripples  as the stone plummets. . my heart is wrapped in a thin film of denial. i do not want to know my own contribution to the speed of the vortex. . material is changeable,  yet the human heart remains a […]

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