divots and dashes

alabaster gashes

where i pour time

to fill the trenches

of their apprehension

instead of mine

tumbled sand fine

to pass as i turn the glass

for this fortress i keep

with bulwarks steep

and meurtriere

deserves its queen


© M.G. Iannucci 2019

Committing to the growth of your own soul maintains all other boundaries…easily.

Photo:“Perfect Company” by Sharon Cummings