Entangled (tanka)

move my medium with transducing signal slide space erasing tide a dimensional defy in consummate grasp and glide . © M.G. Iannucci 2019 Some things cannot be explained through space-time. Art: “Lovers” by Gina Signore

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Sphere of Influence

war songs beyond the barracks convection tectonics as the wanton bring the disorderly to the slovenly these airbrush paintings polychromatic arrangements drawn with the subatomic on translucent pages beyond tanks and ranks as pig iron sinks in return to stone the heart of duress and circumspect gasps and clasps its rest in a full body […]

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Declination

this selkie’s skin slips from the lines i cannot be quoined within your rhymes . © M.G. Iannucci 2018 Note to Self: How do you measure success, gaining money or maintaining integrity? You can have both. One feeds the body, the other the Soul. The real work that you do will never be recognized in […]

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Vin number

i am the part of you that accepts abuse a soul torn asunder we are more than mere numbers i take your hand and lift your gaze for we are unlabeled by the Unnamed ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ © M.G. Iannucci 2018 Art by Delawar Omar My students have been breaking out in song all week. When I […]

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Endocytosis

i lay the groundwork and await the verdict while failing dramatists drown in politics i learned long ago reaping seeds that i’d sown of the broken vessel and the fragile rebel . a vacant father-love leads to warring over tongue a symbolic curiosity this jarring sensibility that the unity of nation could rest on education […]

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Tomorrow is Better

sorrow clings a bead on the wing of a listless dove who coos above the simmering day a witness to fray the inner landscape of this steady heartache i choose not to escape for her fullness of breast is her downy nest an elastic knowing from the fruit of sowing as breath softly bends on […]

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Pomegranates

beneath my ribs within his chest they stir in unrest with fists full of curls and insults hurled beneath the blackened curl of gossip and in the gaze of night without succor of light the cats fight and spit for a neglected bit of love’s respite . what i give to kiss him awake and […]

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Venation

melancholy curls wistfully docile at the bended knee but my roots wind deep forgoing lack pressed against their lover’s back i gift the gold of strength to you the transpired crescent kiss of dew . © M.G. Iannucci 2018 Art by Jose F. Sosa

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Binding Site

sovereign moon, self-generative light, bathes the barren glebe, soul’s intimate night . © M.G. Iannucci 2018 Art: “Unity” by J. Baldwin

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Conjugation

i am the tiny spark that calls your name igniting into flame . © M.G. Iannucci 2018 Art: Phoenix

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