Back Burner

shove me back and close the lid the essence hid beneath convection drift that you are not ready to taste for the truth lays in the fragrance of spice the heat beneath “nice” this aroma of amalgamation beyond mortal perception my essence as precious as saffron threads the blooming heads of golden promise between indigo […]

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Braises Couvantes

my lover forgives indiscretions when the captive furies bleed confessions as i dress anger with the puckered pout of high fashion . my lover paints my beating chambers rouge and gently removes the thimbles from my fingertips to kiss the scars from the slips as i wrestled with the razor edge precision of seasoned thoughts […]

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Craters

as woman i had forgotten earth is celestial as well as terrestrial and the personal an expression of the spiritual with no reprieve to take my leave i bloom in feminine presence beneath the crown of Love’s internal Radiance . ©M.G. Iannucci 2018 Anything, even metaphor, can be collapsed into dogma and doctrine that suppresses […]

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Seed Leaves

fall to me little seed seek not man for security nest your head in the tilled bed of destiny roots clinging to sustenance of Being warmth and thirst for a fertile earth sky and soil skin dig your fingers in i will banish the parasites that keep you from light while you find your rest […]

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El Shaddai

diminutive larvae wriggle toward dark fearing the spark that uncovers the lie where interior spies lift litter to peer at the clutter there . but without a flinch in love’s confidence i press my breast against the magnanimous Heart of Existence . M.G. Iannucci 2018 Painting: Strong Woman

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