Lost in Translation

my heart bleeds burgundy transcribed filigree etched in the lining as i read an earthy calligraphy the sweet comet’s tale of blue and you a finger traced at the rim of destiny’s cuffed hem desire is Love’s expression never born of deprivation and i understand in the palm of the Host’s hand the turning of […]

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Kelp Bed

a regal nobility birthed from honesty this spectral knight from a foreign sea who kneels fingertip painting the hollow beneath my driftwood cheek he softens the breach turbid waters recede and he fills the hollow in my bed of reeds ~ © M.G. Iannucci 2018 Painting: “Metamorphosis” by Mia Tavoratti Floods in Southern California

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Watermarks

sincere tears soften scars ~ watermark my heart ~ © M.G. Iannucci 2018 Art:“Twixt Wind and Water II” by Jenny Armitage Floods in South Wales Forced Marriage

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Surf and Turf

i finger the surf gingerly while they sip on audacity envy escalates over me with their desire to part my sea . pulsing stars rescind descend from the end of the weaver’s thread this quivering span they will not possess i grant them what they seek instead . confidence not arrogance atrophied resistences bonds therein […]

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Trulli

loosen the keystone a precarious home where outcomes are better left unknown . My body’s family comes from the Puglia region of Italy, where these unique stone houses are built. The entire structure rests on the strength of the keystone. This stone was formed deep in the earth by harsh forces that fused individual grains […]

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Opaline

dissolve the septum that divides the heart lustrous gems are formed in the dark . © M.G. Iannucci 2018 Beauty lies beneath what we think is negativity. It is a strange alchemy that softens me.

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Recapitulation

an imposter was sent to Troy the beauty of a clever decoy aposamatic coloration in the embrace of celestial spin ~ for in the shadow of the dune there is no need to choose rolling mists will climb and seas will breathe sublime ~ once a mind gently spans topography of inner lands so i […]

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Compilation

i roam, find lost things, and bring them home. . © M.G. Iannucci 2018 Art: “Horizon” by Anastasia Khrypkova

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Azimuthal Projection

crystal and sea the abyssal pressure that forges treasure while charcoal clings amidst the debris churning and groaning for home in me . a paradise dream that carves my striated heart with drops that start from my fingertips drip and prick belly and hips with press flash cool dash relief . each solitary leak seeps […]

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Absorption Spectrum

douse this flame as i ease my frame into your sake a game that turns these brittle bones from shame . for i am porous pumice stone honed to the press of your succulent rain this piqued skin yearns for the onslaught forgiven in random restoration as cold pressed kisses push rivulets through my secret […]

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