A Climate Change

Today we fly out of Tucson, Arizona at the end of a trip with ten physics and biogeography students. We visited the desert, Biosphere 2, and the University of Arizona astronomy department with its telescope and Planetarium. They learned about Mars exploration, climate change, black holes, and space-time. ~ A seed for the future was […]

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Double Blind

i revel in my cryptic ways for nature loves to play charades ~ Everything is a trick of inner and outer light. © M.G. Iannucci 2019 Art by Patricia Erickson, The Guardian

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Double Agents

sing to me a blue-eyed dream skies that rise and clouds of cream the stormy mood of a wistful sea eases the promise of clarity i skim the pines and dust your mouth celestial kiss that sweeps the south love that blooms the desert rose promises kept in poem and prose that live beyond the […]

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Fathoms

convection moraine the ethereal domain as your easing breath marks the passing stratus refrain digit stirred icing you roll me on this ephemeral sea wrapped in cotton batting marching toward the sun one on one a sublimating sum ~ © M.G. Iannucci 2019 Photo: (Mine) Clouds over Chicago. Traveling to Tucson with my students on […]

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Slip Knots

I thought I might outrun light as dawn chased my heels across these blue skies, the hue an illusion that blocked my eyes from the arrow of deeper time. The digital clicked off pixels from eastern to central but the explosive bang of non-reversal had since etched a track in the black of the star […]

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Levity

i stretch skies beyond sight a fusion foretelling the swelling rise that slips and twirls tendrils in a drizzle of mist that wreaths my thighs the liquid lap of lapsing as i forget to remember things in the tender gazing of your ways and i gather these cerulean days with aching arching arms bundling love […]

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Déshabillé

for my beloved and timeless one the gentle mirror for whom i come undone the heated fervor and desired perch where my fingers cling to celestial words as they take wing in your fiery lines in the configuration of soulful rhyme a graven image marked in skin where a whisper ends and we begin our […]

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The Vagaries of Dusk

sew me to your silence sink the night below the line drape my slumber across the amber warming of your sigh be the shawl that wraps my shoulder with surety to disarm brace my fears and still the worry in the safety of your arms stoke the flame that roars beneath the mantle of my […]

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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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The Ways We Love

tilt your morrow to mine fill me with the marrow of the sublime as i pitch and pine for the pungent line in the bluegray ridges of your eyes ~ white oak smoked and soaked with your hunger for my burgundy brine fermented in the artifact of gravitational rhyme ~ for life is not a […]

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