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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