Heron

Photo: A pair of night heron in the trees at dawn. They are a species of heron that are primarily noctural. They do not have to compare or compete. They make space for themselves through their choices of when to wake and when to sleep. A lesson for me, I don’t have to be everything.

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Belonging

A friend that I met on the path this morning. It is always, “ask and you receive”.

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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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