Tura Malli (tanka)

i split the lulled sea sifting possibilities as you come to me shivered and worn from toiling be caressed by peaceful dreams © M.G. Iannucci 2019 Art: Woman on Shell “Tura malli” is the Sri Lankin expression for a stone of many colors. We all emerged from the same sea. There is no reason for […]

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Spindrift (tanka)

dawn softly eases lofting a chiffon cirrus on the blue stratus i find the courage to be seen and free on your love’s sea ~ © M.G. Iannucci 2019 Art: Last Wave by Shin Studio Spindrift comes from the Scottish word spoondrift, which means to run before wind and see. With a strong hand on […]

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A Fairy’s Tale

you say i underestimate my power to captivate while i sway thinking myself a broken reed in the field of stagnant destiny yet your energy stirs my inner seed tenderly curling cotyledons a turnabout this luxuriant rite for you are the knight arrived to banish my self-doubt ~ © M.G. Iannucci 2019 Art by Janice […]

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Channel Markers

time the slip jig of my rhyme obelisk to pinch the sky cage of steel or the trap of ways wet colliding in the race draw the courage to thread the strait curled in the fingers of a moment’s fate for you cannot hope to make your way charting a course by the churning wake […]

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Reflecting Pools

i felt sun smoldering like your gaze on me blustery broken beauty we met before in a wandering tale where you set sail and i hugged the shore so i asked for more when held to the break surging waves foresake as your hands to my helm you fuel the realm that love makes ~ […]

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