Alchemy

The reasons for things

Being what they are

Go beyond left brain answers

Or right brain cures.

Things have alchemy

Like how stars make constellations

And like how two impassioned lovers

Touch each other’s souls

As their heaving bodies

Collide in rhythmic ecstasy.

Or how abandoned kittens grow up

To become royal lionesses.

All because of the chemistry in them

Making them what they are.

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About Don Iannone

Don Iannone is a poet, writer, teacher and photographer who lives in the Greater Cleveland area. He has worked in the economic development field for over 35 years. Don is the author of three poetry books and five photography books. He is working on a short book of photographs and poems about human trafficking. This work was exhibited at six venues in Ohio. Don holds an M.A. degree in Art and Consciousness Studies from the University of Philosophical Research in Los Angeles, where he teaches writing. His educational background also includes studies in Anthropology, Photography, Organizational Behavior, and Economic Development. Don’s website: http://www.donaldiannone.com Wisdom Work Press: https://wisdomworkpress.wordpress.com

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