Shakti

the sea swept amethyst sands over the curl of her lip, swallowing their brilliance deep into her belly. . as a solitary gull stirred, fireflies drizzled amber light  down the long shafts of marsh grass. and i wandered – gifting the tide with tears, the saline sting of lost years, when she appeared, tossing golden hair over porcelain feet  […]

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Laguz

the voluminous sweep of skin interlaced with intricate fault lines, uncoupled wedges, we meander downstream. . the halting exhalation of the upwelling rush rises into the incoming tide, nudging us past the breakwater. . frothed spun cotton foam pulses into the open race, as the flushed rose tatted lace sky caresses the undulating curves of […]

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Dream Moon

hardened shell discarded for a whorled chamber. shifting pebbles fizz in free fall, on a velvet-pleated tide. . to dive  and resurface, with the blessing of breath, with twine and shuttle to mend the veiling sheared, as otherworld daystars pulsate in my open palms. . precious crystalized tears and cetacean moans lull to sleep all […]

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Inanimate

thin-skinned, sorting purity from the particulate, within the osculum there are no opposites. . in the unidirectional flow, up is the only option. the faintest light permeates adhesive junctions, as unity prevails in the forfeiture of the sensate. . i learn of love, pressing my walls toward the center line. . © M.G. Iannucci 2017 Painting: Sea […]

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Zenith

tenebrous horizon, a slender bow skims the surface of an incalculable bed. . tangled and tumbled, a breath, i resist the rudder, your steadfast gaze, warm as a palm to the curve. . © M.G. Iannucci 2017 Photo: An Eternal Lullaby by SSG Robert Steward (Army Photography Contest)

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