Water-Bearer

i am the child of Holy Fire gone wild a vehement rage i yearn to assuage woman’s bundled heritage ancestry of deserts forested licked as they submit to a false humility that i bury in the smoldering remains of their stolen destinies . my inner winds sweep the canopy with ember rain billowing breath-searing pain […]

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The Sacred Profane

kiss this belly kiragami the viper’s duality of grace and fang undulating energy quantum cauldrons seething burning the still sea . i transmute bouyancy and rise to thread scintillating ties the hidden backbone of the ashen dew honor and spirituality fused destiny’s delicacy a Soul’s unity manacle shackling particles from which i am free to […]

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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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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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Proposals

the gentility of twilight’s seeping beauty comes to soften me . © M.G. Iannucci 2018 Painting: Artist Unknown

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Flim Flam

love shuffles humbly in slippered feet and is found in places you never think it could be . internally Photo: Of our favorite “turtle pond” by my son Matt. © M.G. Iannucci 2018

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Jouissance

i disrobe the manuscript of autobiographical narrative a mind bubbling awry subject to blinded sight in a billion mistranslations of the value of Occam’s razor for the vast turning over of a falsely promised power . degrees stamped with notoriety representing what i could not see disarticulated parts of me a cyclic philosophical weave this […]

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Self Conscious

there is a modesty born of the repress and another grown from respect one is a condition the other a decision gifted robed in a stance of love -MGI Art: “The Light” by Helena Ruohonen

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Charged

earth’s curve, an etheral electrostatic balance, meridian mode as light rises to glimpse itself. . particulate points of reference, you and i, dreaming awake another way to be, origami boats on a vast sea. . © M.G. Iannucci 2017 Art: Lullaby Lady by Danna Livingston

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Uncharted

there is no path. the cracked  parchment map has been burned  for warmth. . an integrity  roots down  inside of me, splitting the foundation of reality, and the closer i lean  into vast creativity the less i see  of the seen. . what is a personal life? this illusion  of privacy, a false secluded vulnerability, […]

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