White Collar Lies

blackened nails bourbon through sweat jersey rolled over a bicep cigarettes hidden in the shop desk and his is her most tender caress ~ © M.G. Iannucci 2020 Truth manifests as a gradient. Art: Musician’s hands by Nathan Florence

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Decussat

over the breast of moon fingertips skim where i end and you begin ~ From my book Luminarium Tonight is the Full Flower Moon. A super moon is closer to earth because of its elliptical orbit. Will the powerful tides bring what I desire?

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Opalesque

a backwards gaze i took her place for beauty sways in forbidden chaste a potent poison is not to waste strongest medicine my softest trace ~ © M.G. Iannucci 2020 I have been waiting for the Mayapples to bloom. Sensuously soft hidden buds, they are poisonous (podophyllotoxin). Painting by Fernando Niragobs

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Acknowledgements

i spoke verse to him on the sand words meant for another man a scripted hand not yet met as fireworks split the cards i bet a rigged deck and a hidden plan and my truth lies buried behind a paper fan ~ © M.G. Iannucci 2020 Tell the truth. Photo: Mermaid’s Cave by Faye […]

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Heart Trumps Mind

Every time…every time The heart is a finely calibrated electric organ. It’s sine waves and the magnetic field generated by its neural circuits can be detected across a room. It is not a weakness to have one. Courage is born there, as well as connection. I will not be with anyone who cannot feel me, […]

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