For Maher. I cherish our talks. "When We Had Only Our Skin and the Sky" - Recorded 1/16/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them There was a voice, and we listened,When we had only our skin and the sky. There was a flame, and we warmed ourselves by it,When we had only … Continue reading When We Had Only Our Skin and the Sky
For Silvia, and for Ariele, in Brazil.For you, whoever and wherever you are. "You are a Light in This World" - Recorded 1/14/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them You are a light in this world,Shining…For all those who can see. And though you have flickered in the wind,From time to time,You … Continue reading You are a Light in This World
"To Sit in the Sunlight" - Recorded 1/13/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them To sit in the sunlight, knowing it will warm the surface of our skin but could never be made into a sweater or robe. To watch the clouds pass, recognizing their soft and gentle nature, appreciating their flowing … Continue reading To Sit in the Sunlight
Originally published February 23, 2018, this piece carries with it the questions I still hold to this day, interspersed as always, likely never to be fully answered but an answer sought just the same. 🛰 "Satellites / Recon" - Recorded 1/10/2021 The original piece is below for reference, and can be found in its entirety … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “Satellites / Recon”
For you; yes, you. For us. For what comes next. "Flowers in the Snow" - Recorded 1/10/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them Broke crust; boot to Earth.In winter's step, new to grow.Descend to(o), sanctum deep.Observe: bones,Picked clean, long ago.Mid-day, sun gleam.Bright light, dark though. Bow now.Lit, torch.Cast toWhite glow. New ground.New … Continue reading Flowers in the Snow
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
"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!
"Lucid Moments" - Recorded 1/1/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them There are times whereI hear,I see,Better than others,Where the cacophony of lightAnd noiseFades and melts away,Leaving room forThe quiet and otherwise hiddenWhispers and colors,Like the seconds betweenThe minutes on the clock,To rise and be perceivedNo longer less than,But equal to,Bringing with … Continue reading Lucid Moments
For you. "Do You Know That You Are Loved?" - Recorded 12/31/2020 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them Do you know that you are loved? I should hope so. I should hope that you have already been told that you are, in oh so many ways, and that you have committed it … Continue reading Do You Know That You Are Loved?
This piece, originally published February 14, 2018, was written after I had finally met up with a colleague for breakfast, eager to discuss thoughts on spirituality and metaphysics, only to be disappointed that this person seemed disinterested in anything that deviated from traditional Catholic theology. I reflected on the interaction (which never occurred again), and … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “In Well-Lit Rooms”