Originally published March 7, 2018. "Not a Second Wasted" - Recorded 1/23/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them The original piece is below for reference, and can be found in its entirety at https://objectsanddistance.com/2018/03/07/not-a-second-wasted/ There are days when I feelAs if I am not worthThe effortThe TimeThe energy To lift my head … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “Not a Second Wasted”
Originally published March 2, 2018, this piece is near and dear to my heart, in so many ways, and I am very glad to revisit it today. "Holding Out Hope" - Recorded 1/16/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them The original piece is below for reference, and can be found in its … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “Holding Out Hope”
For you, once more, and forever. 💙 "A Dirty Sort of Clean" - Recorded 1/9/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them I have seen…A dirty sort of clean…Paradox? Sure.But I'll take it. "Expect the unexpected." I have seen…Water running over, flowing,Spilling out as these words do now…From my mouth and from my … Continue reading A Dirty Sort of Clean
Published February 21, 2018, this is an ode to space, to perspective, to intent. I can remember every moment from when I thought of and wrote this, where I was and what was looking at, my perspective, my hopes, my dreams, my emotions... all of it. I am not sure why this particular piece encapsulated … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “The Space I Occupy”
"Oh, Window Pane!" - Recorded 1/7/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them Oh, Window Pane!My God, my only hope!I would break you from your tether that I might make all my own the trees and the birds which you have captured just for me!In jars and vials, shadow boxes felted and gold … Continue reading Oh, Window Pane!
For you, with love. 💙 "I Want to Dance and I Want to Dance With You" - Recorded 1/5/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them I have been whispering your name since the day I was born.I have been whispering your name since the day I was born and now I want … Continue reading I Want to Dance and I Want to Dance With You
I will not lie, I was not excited to revisit this piece 😅. Just the title is filled with a cringey sort of angst that does not leave me proud... But, as always, I was pleasantly surprised at how I was able to hear in it a bit of forward-thinking optimism and a desire to … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “‘The Cute Girl Left'”
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
I have started to work my way through from the beginning with these recordings, though I will likely jump around as I am inspired. It was really interesting to revisit this today, to see the rather dark place where I started from (though with a note of curious optimism towards the end). It was quite … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “Why I Write”