Immergere

clear a path for me to an expanse of sea, where crystalline energy seethes with life encrypted at depth. . part the grasses for my feet to tread, unencumbered by man-made excavations, a transformed terrain sculpted by the pristine siren’s call singing on the lips of the warm breeze. . wrap your body with my […]

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Beholden (Tanka)

sun ushers the moon, enfolding reflections in the wave’s ebb and flow, an internal sea at rest gratitude’s residual glow. . © M.G. Iannucci 2017 Painting: Gratitude Night by Toni Grote

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Swept

i left parts of her drifting on the tide, pieces of the relational, emotive and sensual, buried beneath the silt of the mudflats. naked and blind, mole rats and side winders hear her breathe in infrared plumes. coins in the well, words strewn, never to be bartered, but to be burned beneath a full ash moon. […]

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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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