Cryptogram

Jupiter is a failed star i am a pulsar ~ © M.G. Iannucci 2018 Look beyond the obvious. Art: “Music of the Spheres” by Anna Rose Bain

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Demilitarized Zones

shapeshifting winds sculpt skin pressing fingerlings of mist to my curved canyons ~ ebony birds sing sketching with wings the worth of me shimmering rivulets of being a mirage unsabotaged by a pearlized sky ~ for I grow young and wise a fruit that ripens out of sight if you wish to know my direction […]

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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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Malleable Memories

     Stiffly pressed with starch and steam, the musty breath of the iron on sheets and brocade pleated to be hung gingerly. Silk embroidery, needles that scar that which is hard to hide, a call for the precise. Crimson droplets from a stuck thumb under the drum of the banging machine are caught in the […]

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Depth Gauge

between sea and sky my heart lies i find my truth a drop of warm dew that kisses cold stone as i continue alone for you offer to me the hard and unknown cruising at depth the chaos is left the light sets me free i awaken at sea . © M.G. Iannucci 2018 Art: […]

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Vista

i am heaven and ground a light that surrounds this interior sound of presence and essence that pounds apart my broken heart i step from the ledge the symbolic edge above the abyss of loving confidence this seedling i plant with a warrior’s stance as i depart from what is with the knowing bliss of […]

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Peur

the crackling static of twisted twine unbound unwound plexus tether grind of teeth and steel shreek and reel gear to ice as i rush to splice unraveling threads of slipping treads . and i am halted by a stellar embrace kiss on an upturned face this misted fall that bathes the walls and i reach […]

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Magnolia Blooms

scraps on the cutting room floor and a revolving door the rift in spin where i fit in to a less valuable space . i know the place my pasts have traced though i wore a face of different score . i have no concern to learn once more why i implore  for the honorable […]

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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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Steadfast

the true bloom does not shun the Sun and she turns inside when night arrives . Photo: Water lily from the pond where my son and I go to watch the turtles swim. . ©M.G. Iannucci 2018

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