Spindrift (tanka)

dawn softly eases lofting a chiffon cirrus on the blue stratus i find the courage to be seen and free on your love’s sea ~ © M.G. Iannucci 2019 Art: Last Wave by Shin Studio Spindrift comes from the Scottish word spoondrift, which means to run before wind and see. With a strong hand on […]

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A Fairy’s Tale

you say i underestimate my power to captivate while i sway thinking myself a broken reed in the field of stagnant destiny yet your energy stirs my inner seed tenderly curling cotyledons a turnabout this luxuriant rite for you are the knight arrived to banish my self-doubt ~ © M.G. Iannucci 2019 Art by Janice […]

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Euphony

treads in mud frilled fish jump from one, to another captivation ~ i follow your verse reverse through words dishevelled unraveled expression ~ a vine wrapped branch the joy of dance the hinge to a way before us ~ in me you see promise possibility i love and i stand in your trust ~ © […]

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Truly

harmony amidst the reeds where blue crabs wave a savory claw and slack-jawed eels sweep their tails at weary sails that bend the breeze ~ beach fleas hopscotch over toes and the sun grows beyond its own shadow solid arms and a cotton tee salted skin and whiskey and i find home in foam and […]

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A Climate Change

Today we fly out of Tucson, Arizona at the end of a trip with ten physics and biogeography students. We visited the desert, Biosphere 2, and the University of Arizona astronomy department with its telescope and Planetarium. They learned about Mars exploration, climate change, black holes, and space-time. ~ A seed for the future was […]

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