Compass Rose

take me along the scalloped edge of the sea’s selvage dip these digits near the frosted feet of barnacled boulders the edges of shoulders that break these waters and rip the tide from my rounded shores ~ i curl the reeds as you point and hush the murmuration of the fragile fins of my seclusion […]

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Old Growth (Prose)

A droplet skims, knee to shin, the pristine captured in crystalline. The valley rumbles with the sin of decadence while goldenseal twines delicate feet in the shade of the canopy where I sleep. A flake slides the mountainside smooth white as thighs, and mosses spin rhizoids where I abide. The fissure where ancient glacial ice […]

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Serenade

sing to me of reason’s seasoning and the duplicity of overthinking leaning on a starboard reach ~ take the stern of discernment as you press an inaudible kiss to my sternum swinging the boom into a yearning wind a rescinding of life’s sorrowful tales beneath the southern gales waves felt at depth ~ here the […]

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Rutherford Foiled

emollient bound within fissures found where pleasure scattered and the withered bent down beneath a glacial crown pressing your parched ground ~ i melt your fragrant frost easing curves of circumference to become the muse you sip from tumblers of promises as i travel your twists to raise burn ~ my nectar fills the urn […]

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Verve

Passion is the expression of life force renewed, held gently in the gaze of gratitude. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Passion is not about sex. It is about a deep appreciation for the life we are living and for the ability to recreate it with the energy of love in each moment. Find yours… ◇ © M.G. Iannucci 2018

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Star Anise

cradle me within your spoon warm me until i bloom ☆ Spice makes life sumptuous. 😉 © M.G. Iannucci 2018 Art by Mahnoor Shah

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Armillary

stir my waters with pinpoint sparks that peer from your letters as nonchalant as sapphires on velvet in the simmering dark and whisper a promise that bends my heart ☆ © M.G. Iannucci 2018 Painting: Holynight by Fran Rodriguez

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Recapitulation

an imposter was sent to Troy the beauty of a clever decoy aposamatic coloration in the embrace of celestial spin ~ for in the shadow of the dune there is no need to choose rolling mists will climb and seas will breathe sublime ~ once a mind gently spans topography of inner lands so i […]

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Fusion

i fly with an aftertaste that sweetens the tempest sky in remembrance of the wide the outstretched glide of joy’s flight a warmer star to volatilize my wept fields dry . this tender wind within my valley’s rim for the one who can coax the waters in and harness the heat of a thousand suns […]

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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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