For You. 💙 "I Wanted to Write a Poem About Your Beauty" - Recorded 1/8/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them I wanted to write a poem about your beauty…But for once, I did not know quite how to arrange the thoughts that drift in my head in such a way that … Continue reading I Wanted to Write a Poem About Your Beauty
For you. 💙 "…Every Word, Every Crease in the Page." - Recorded 1/3/2021 - Auroraboros - 1/3/2021 How I cherish you…I am thinking of you, even now. I am thinking……of the way your words always make me smile / not even your words, just the knowledge they are waiting……of your inviting eyes, as you look … Continue reading …Every Word, Every Crease in the Page.
Todays daily piece is not really new, but rather, a necessary return to roots. This was the first of my poems that was ever published, receiving second place in a free-verse poetry contest at my university in 2012 and with it, a spot in the literary journal called Prometheus (along with another of my poems … Continue reading Intrinsic Desire
For Safa. Never stop dreaming. 💙 "May It Be So" - Recorded 12/22/2020 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them I saw the Prophet Elijah the other day.He was walking along a busy street with headphones in, laughing at whatever statement had been uttered on the other end of the line.His body moved … Continue reading May It Be So
Pinprick curl: You and I. Fold and grow... Fold and grow. All things must… All things must. Divide… To align. Divide… To survive. Built to… Built to go: To fall from the counter To linoleum and rubble Below.
Smoke curls gently from the end of a lit cigarette Hanging in the air The light filtering slowly through As the clouds drift aimlessly in the open air Before falling softly to the floor below For a moment I am lost My mind captured in the swirling smoke Twisting and floating Moving aimlessly against minimal … Continue reading With a Breath
Stretching Like fingers Out from the depths And into the shallow room Reaching Only to recoil As the flames flicker Growing and shrinking in a steady pulse As their source is slowly expended Matter into energy Flowing out in waves Of heat and light Obstructed at times But never in entirety As there are always … Continue reading Shadows Cast by a Dying Light
Oh, You beautiful beam of light How have you not come to understand by now That you are precious and loved That you are a direct line straight from the source Into this world of darkness To bring illumination on all that shimmers in your glow How it brings pain to hear you say That … Continue reading My Love Belongs to You
Some run from what they fear Seeking solace in that which is undefined to them They curl Like pages from a nearby flame Growing darker from the heat nonetheless Others live in such a way That they avoid all perceived threats Distant from the battlefield Hearing only of the horrors In passing tales But fear … Continue reading You Are So Much More
This piece was written in collaboration with Blackbird. Blackbird: I don’t know why Summer makes me Feel so meloncholy. People around me Rejoicing in sunshine Relax, enjoy, love In the summertime. Fresh cut grass Sprinklers and sunsets Make my heart Swell to my throat. Though some of my Fondest memories Were in the summer. Why … Continue reading Summer