Poetry Reading – “So Many Senses Through Which to Sift Sentiment”

Originally published April 18, 2018, this poem was inspired by a prolific author I had really come to admire and appreciate, Maggie Lawson (see more details below in the original post). "So Many Senses Through Which to Sift Sentiment" - Recorded 3/29/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them The original piece is … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “So Many Senses Through Which to Sift Sentiment”

Poetry Reading – “Then It Grows Dark (Eclipse)”

Originally published April 17, 2018, this piece was a epilogue of sorts to the Crescent Collection. This piece has a special place in my heart, and always will. "Then It Grows Dark (Eclipse)" - Recorded 3/18/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them The original piece is below for reference, and can be … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “Then It Grows Dark (Eclipse)”

Portal (6)

"Portal (6)" - Recorded 3/17/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them We've been holding the gates, the rift,Watching through the lifting mist,For spirits unknown lone to rise,Scorch the Earth, sever ties;Lo! What a surprise for our eyes,To see, waiting, on the other side,Our own forms, reaching through,Amber hue and Azure Blue,Crimson scars … Continue reading Portal (6)

With Dreams

"With Dreams" - Recorded 3/16/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them On a run… a jog… a walk…(More the latter than I care to admit)Through the East Side,Saint Paul, Minnesota. I seeRusted-out autos from garage to sidewalk;Their humble, hollow half-life draws my attention fromThe Earth,The Sky,And everything else that lies between,If only … Continue reading With Dreams

Poetry Reading – “Assumed Unwanted”

Originally published April 15, 2018, this piece spoke to my perceived worth and social/emotional isolation, a result of many years of repression of trauma and self, and then way it affected and was affected by my relationships with others. It is very meaningful to me to look back at how far I have come from … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “Assumed Unwanted”

Poetry Reading – “Where We Want to Be”

Originally published April 14, 2018, this piece was a celebration of an invitation received and accepted. It was the start of something new, a beginning and an end, an era which continues to this day, only different. "Where We Want to Be" - Recorded 3/6/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them The … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “Where We Want to Be”

Poetry Reading – “Touch”

Originally published April 10, 2018, this piece is a reflection on an intimate encounter, the history behind it, and the future it precipitated. "Touch" - Recorded 3/2/2021 - 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/2018/04/10/touch/ Skin on skinFingertips … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “Touch”

we were born in the dirt

"we were born in the dirt" - Recorded 3/2/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them we were born in the dirtof the sons of fliesa world ofshadows dancing on the wallsmotion anddangercolor absent ourpale forms stepping to the lightwe seethe world beyond our limited perspectiveblinking with our hands cupped above our eyesshakingnaked … Continue reading we were born in the dirt