At the Seams

iron-bound rosed blush raised by a tectonic crush the generative amalgamation culmination of desiccation ocean thrust into the cove of my susurrating exhalation ~ and crystals cling to this transpiring in exploration of the peaks a promise to know from the bonding below the deep and tinted seam ~ and steepest climb where my tropic […]

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Indurated (spoken word poetry)

borders boundless and you assist in softening the last of my resistance my doors flung wide i bend toward the side that birthed my rib and we kiss the scars as twins of stars in each other’s arms we share a point of heart that knows no distance ~ © M.G. Iannucci 2019 Art by […]

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Chelation

expended breath a moment suggests this garnet heart not depart the truss of trust a muse of skin fused the syllable that wraps the furthest moon a yearning in transit ~ and i visit the moan that threatens release the seal and crease of longing for the guise of light within speculum night jettisons fission […]

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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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Saturation Point

scratch my ground till this rough terrain for my heart is hardened to the truth of your rain . When the feminine is disparaged, the earth is ravaged. © M.G. Iannucci 2018 Art: Red Cloud

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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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Crossing the Line

There is a line that I drew in the sand, a line I didn’t think that I had the strength to cross. It took me two years and the support of many people to gather the power to do it. I had the desire but I didn’t have the confidence. The other day, I took […]

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Edifice

i tear at the structure splitting fibers for the mirror the upward climb against age and grind it was my kind who slammed rivets in to earth skin barefoot on the girders of a younger time . and still i do not know the serpentine flow that heals my aching spine your touch on the […]

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Saprophyte

those of us with rippled wings born of hesitation to fly the inelegance an anomaly of reticent feathers devoid of sky and yet the desire to transpire tips sun-petals and never dies but lies hidden beneath cryptic energy that turns spurn to fuel within this milieu in cavernous depths were death is bereft of its […]

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