Epiphany in January – a poem by M.J. Iuppa

Epiphany in January Do not be enamored by blue skies and fast-moving clouds, and sun glittering on white-capped waves swelling over the pier’s jutting stone. …………………………..Nothing survives its place—sand lies strewn upon wind- licked grass— & tucked among ruffled turf, dandelions lift  their heads to weather’s warm confusion. And, you are struck by wonder, stepping […]

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Purple Finch at the Garden Feeder – a poem by M.J. Iuppa

Purple Finch at the Garden Feeder Scamp of a bird …………….once seen, rarely forgotten: head …………….dipped in red table wine— birthmark …………….that won’t fade. He picks his favorite seeds …………….& pitches the rest, letting them fall among snow’s ……………………..flecks of light & his shadow ………super-imposed …………………silhouette— …………………head tipped back, trilling spicy whole notes, brighter than […]

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With and Without – a poem by M.J. Iuppa

With and Without                 for Meghan Rose Shimmering shells dry on the kitchen table— fragile like one’s heart Yet, able to hold the sea like love— un- quenchable—lives en- twined. Overwhelming jungle rhapsody of stars needle-sharp, unblinking the steady gaze of my daughter’s eyes.   M.J. Iuppa  is the Director of the Visual and Performing […]

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