Wake Me

a pearled seatraces the fan of my hipand slips unwarilyinto the estuarywhere time bleeds ignorance dips its handsin this placid meniscuslover, wake meas night drops its curtainstealthy across the breastof my uncertaintyand as i resist your silenceravish me ~ M.G. Iannucci 2020With gratitude to my inner and outer muse, anima calling. Photo: by Ive Freya

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Spontaneous Combustion

trace your lineson my parchment skina paper trail of paraffinigniting institutionsas i lick the singefrom your fingertipslover, bind my hipsat their ivy gatesembrace meas i capitulateto the trembling roarof my fiery daemons ~ M.G. Iannucci 2020 I was raised and validated by institutions; religious, legal, marital, political, economic, scientific, medical, educational, governmental. More than individuals, […]

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Metamorphosis

maggots slipfrom cracked lipsfearing light insideplump on the liesi had buried myself withhuman detritus that fertilizesthe rug i pullfrom beneath my feetmandorla of rot and sweeti harvest a veil of myceliumwith the knarled handsof perfectionismas i dreamof gentle resurrection ~ M.G. Iannucci 2020 Reason, intuition, and introspection are capacities that all persons have. I have […]

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Continental Divide

rumble beneathmy belly’s sheathas i balance rebellionon the tip of my tonguea rosy pearledsalted thrustbetween mountainsand shadowed suncave condensationmy eternal meditation these mummified truthsthat lie bejeweledwhere they shoot internal guns~ M.G. Iannucci 2020Mutual enabling plays out as the victim-villain dynamic. It is an interchangeable interaction that keeps the balance of power unstable. My self-sabotage is […]

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Cerberus

i guard the bridgewhere my vitality livesin perennial primwhile rebellion grinsat avoid and avertlace-trimmedbeneath my proper skirt ~ M.G. Iannucci 2020 When addicted to conformity, simply noticing, sets you free. Art: Woman Underwater

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