Originally published April 16, 2018, this piece marked the end of the Crescent Collection (aside from the Eclipse), and the end of this journey, though, at the same time, a new one had just begun... (as they always do). "Extrication (Crescent Terminal)" - Recorded 3/13/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them The … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “Extrication (Crescent Terminal)”
"IMMirrorr MirrorrIM" - Recorded 2/7/2021 - Auroraboros - Objects, and the Distance Between Them okay. end state: 8 /fate same weight both ways reflect tocelebrateelseemulate toimitate? 12 yearsnew fears 13 days shield=mace heart laidto waste linesbreakyour face take breath (not taste) away no haste no grace waitbait to bate 20 2 4 3 2 more … Continue reading IMMirrorr MirrorrIM
Originally published March 19, 2018. "Abstract and Accessibility" - Recorded 2/3/2021 - 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/2018/03/19/abstract-and-accessibility/ Straddle the line betweenAbstract and accessibilitySentences hastily writtenBut fully composedA broken metaphorSharp as a razor's edgeIntent: piercingThe headwind holding … Continue reading Poetry Reading – “Abstract and Accessibility”
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”
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
The sun knows nothing of the warmth it brings To those who wait for the rays of light to fall upon them, Nor is it aware Of the shadows cast By objects that pass in the distance between, Its massive form and that of smaller spheres. Into whose world does your light shine, What darkness … Continue reading Into Whose World Does Your Light Shine?
This isA world of suffering. We can never hope to receiveComfort and contentmentIf we search for it inThe material world. Love and peace can only comeFrom within and the source from which that draws,As well as from one another,In our treatment of each other,In the choices we make,And in our behaviors thusly.
I tried to play a song today
On an antique wooden piano;
I must admit,
I know now the first thing about how to do so
But neither do I really know
How to be this mess of flesh and bone we call "human",
Yet here I stand still,
So I figured I would give it a shot.
I have come to believe, or at least suspect, that one of the many major flaws with our current social structure and indeed our current status as a race of human beings that will be uncovered by future generations (should there be any), is that there is a serious lack of positive interaction, perhaps able … Continue reading On the Value of Positive Interaction Between Dissimilar Entities, or The Unfolding Tragedy of the Modern Human Interplay
Even the most simple stone At first glance Of little value and without distinction Carries with it a history Rich and intricate Told in striations and composition Layers upon layers Each one unique And filled with memories Pain and sorrow Joy and celebration Captured and displayed without restraint But so easily overlooked At times ignored … Continue reading You Will Shine